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“What is perfect about this?”

When I ask this question in my coaching, often I get a blank or annoyed look. “Nothing. There is nothing perfect about this,” is the typical reply and the frustration is palpable. Letting silence work its magic, something inevitably opens up. “Well, maybe this is the opportunity to think differently about how I approach this,” or, “What I used to do is no longer working. I should delegate and this might be the opportunity for Jeff to take on more responsibilities.”

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  • Brenda
    Brenda says #
    This is a truly wonderful example of what is perfect about this. Ellen , thanks so much.
  • Francoise
    Francoise says #
    This is a great question. It allows people to focus on the positive aspects of a situation, thereby jump-starting their creativity

hbrprintlogoGreat leaders develop others. Taking a coach approach with your team changes the way you interact with them and lets you discover what motivates them.

The next time you are looking to empower your staff to move forward, try asking them these great coaching questions to get started:

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If you were like me during the World Junior Hockey final between Canada and Russia, you were pretty confident that Canada would win after the second period. I was so certain of the victory that I took a call from a friend. She asked if it was a good time to talk and I replied, “sure, Canada is ahead 3-0. We know who’s going to win this game”.

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Do you have what it takes to be an effective leader?  Are you willing to peel away the layers to identify your values, define your vision, and create a strategic plan to help you realize your vision?

With this blog and my work at Unlimited Potential, my goal is to equip leaders at all stages of their career with the tools, knowledge, and skills they need to develop their potential in whatever environment they work in.  Specifically, my passion is nurturing, supporting, and training leaders in the health field.

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