As a leader, have you been trained to give constructive feedback to your team? Are you an expert at giving “sandwich feedback”, or starting with a supportive comment, squeezing in a constructive criticism, then adding a supportive comment to conclude? Some experts recommend a ratio of eight supportive comments to one negative comment when giving … Continue reading Make Feedback Your Friend: How Are You Doing on the Receiving End?
Join me for the Ohio Society of Association Professionals The Shane Yates Association Leadership Forum The Shane Yates Association Leadership Forum Is Nov. 17, 2021 from 9:45am-2:30pm by Zoom This year's educational offerings will focus on two tracks: one for long-established CEOs and c-suite staff; the other will focus on emerging industry leaders. Please join … Continue reading New Webinar from McWherter Coaching Group
As an executive coach I collaborate with leaders, so they can identify their resources and design action steps that work. I often raise this question, “Who can help you with that?”. This question can surprise my clients, if they face barriers to receiving help. A few leaders may not want to acknowledge they need help. Some leaders don’t … Continue reading Multi-Faceted Mentoring: The Critical Relationships You Need
This past year of pandemic has proven challenging. Staying mentally healthy and professionally productive has taken concerted effort.Describing the pandemic as a “Winter” season is an understatement. "Quicksand" or "Black Hole" might be more appropriate metaphors. Perhaps you’ve lost your professional footing. Maybe you feel stuck as you attempt to recover from the disappointments and set-backs of this … Continue reading New Webinar! Emerge: Three Strategies to Move Forward
You know that uneasy feeling. An unexpected disruption is crashing into your world. Perhaps it’s a business set back, a betrayal of trust, a life-threatening illness, or a worldwide pandemic. When will a sudden disturbance with unwelcome consequences come next? If you are committed to a positive outlook, considering all that can go wrong ahead of time … Continue reading Clarity When Crisis Comes
You are a leader working more in the virtual space.Team leadership is an art and a skill. Meeting remotely as a team is the wave of the future. You need new and specialized expertise to lead well in the virtual space.Leading people who are not in the same room has a special set of requirements. Are … Continue reading Leading Virtual Teams? Just-in-Time Training is Here!
I have learned much more about resiliency as I coach my clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of my clients exemplify the qualities of a resilient leader, born out of crisis and strengthened by the willingness to rebound. Each of these clients is a noteworthy example of human resolve and resiliency. Descriptions of resiliency abound, … Continue reading Irrepressible! Noteworthy Rhythms of Remarkably Resilient Leaders
In an effort to reinforce the value of professional and personal development, the Ohio Society of Association Executives, the OSAE Foundation and McWherter Coaching Group, http://www.mcwhertercoaching.com, are excited to announce the kick-off of the third-annual “Investing In You: The 2020 Leadership Coaching Initiative.” This initiative, which is open to all segments of OSAE membership, is … Continue reading McWherter Coaching Group and the Ohio Society of Association Executives Kick Off 3rd Year of Leadership Coaching Initiative
Working with an executive coach is a powerful way for successful professionals and leaders to create a new vision for their future, identify action steps for attaining important goals, break through the obstacles that are holding them back, and manage change. Many professionals add a coach to their support network, realizing that a professionally trained … Continue reading Do You Need an Executive Coach?
Are you a busy leader who needs more time? Do you need to make the limited time you have with your team or staff more productive and more empowering? Let me introduce you to a simple coaching tool that can assist you as you lead your team. This tool, called “laser coaching”, combines the art … Continue reading Laser Coaching-Five Questions to Save You Time