Tag Archives: Management

The 4 Fundamental Pillars of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is about being more aware of our emotions and what they are signaling to us.

A complete summary of everything you need to know about emotional intelligence and how to apply it to your life.

4 Fundamental Pillars of Emotional Intelligence

  1. Self Awareness
  2. Self Regulation
  3. Empathy
  4. Social skills


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Coaching vs. Consulting

Consultants Give Advice” — Really? | Coaching and Action Learning

It seems that many coaches distinguish coaching from consulting by asserting that consultants “give advice” to clients and coaches “work from the inside-out” with clients.

It seems to me that it’s less important to have opposing definitions of coaching and consulting, and more important to focus on clarity of roles at any given time with a particular client. Whether a client calls me a coach or a consultant, my job is to help them develop capacities that they don’t currently have, so that they can produce results that are currently unavailable to them. I don’t subscribe to the view that clients have all the answers that they need inside of them – none of us knows what we don’t know – so I see offering news ways of seeing and thinking about a situation as part of what good coaches do. Good consultants, too.

By Carter McNamara on December 2, 2012. The following post was posted by Carter McNamara in the LinkedIn’s group, International Coach Federation. There are two responses following Carter’s post. What …

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Strategy, Execution and the Role of Leadership

Companies need to address five much more fundamental, and difficult, questions. Let’s call them the “the strategic five”:

1. What business or businesses should you be in?
2. How do you add value to your businesses? (in the comments section of the article, Ken elaborates stating “how a company contributes to the performance of its businesses relative to their respective markets”)
3. Who are the target customers for your businesses?
4. What are your value propositions to those target customers?
5. What capabilities are essential to adding value to your businesses and differentiating their value propositions?”

Execution and Strategy is the personal blog of Craig Padoa. To quote Sir Winston Churchill – However beautiful the strategy, one should occasionally look at the results

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