Leadership is a wide area - we have acquired so much knowledge about it and already have a preference and style.
SO, WHERE IS THE GAME-CHANGER?
Let me parallel it to playing a sport when you already know how to play. To improve, you read the best techniques and watch videos of the world's best playing will increase your capability. It will improve your skill incrementally.
What the approach misses is the specific fine-tuning that you uniquely need to drastically improve your own game.
HOW DOES COACHING HELP IMPROVE PERFORMANCE?
Imagine how your game can improve if you could analyze the game with a different lens - perhaps a wider angle or a different focus.
Having a coach is a similar process. It's a non-judgemental safe space for you to reflect your thoughts, assumptions, beliefs. Clarity of insights will lead to you having more choices to decide how you would want to adjust yourself, be it thoughts or actions in the future.
CAN I COACH MYSELF?
You can do a certain extent of reflection by yourself - and to improve I highly recommend it. Working with a coach is a process that is slightly different. The Coach acts as a thought disrupter. The coaching process disrupts your conditioned thinking patterns for new insights for improved performance. It helps you find new solutions. It optimizes your leadership growth.
In conclusion, leadership performance coaching is aimed at optimizing your leadership performance in a way to accelerates your growth as a leader.
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IN SUPPORT OF LEADERS
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I am #CoachWendyWong, passionate about helping talents optimize potential by building leadership skills creatively through coaching and training in Asia.
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