The Leadership Landscape Has Undergone a Sea of Change

Executivecoaching has become a highly valued resource with in the corporate world to cope with thefrequently changing leadership and management landscape.  This is due to achaoticand transformational business environment.

In the past, leadership skills and styles were molded from a very heroicmilitary model which prized itself on planning, delegating, coordinating, andmotivating.  

Leadership During the Industrial Age                    

  • Pleases superiors                

  • Command-and-Control Leadership Style

  • Stable

  • Conforming

  • On a Need-To-Know Basis

Leadership During the Information Age

  • Delights Customers

  • Empowering and Participatory

  • Agile

  • Outside-The-Box Thinking and Action

  • Open and Transparent

The Information Age has pushed businesses to further develophigh-impact leadership styles and competencies.  These competencies can beplaced in the following categories:

The Explorer:  This leader forges a vision and is anagent of change

The Beacon: This leader instills trust and inspirescommitment to the vision

The Advocate: This leader is probably the loudest,clearest voice in support of visionary, strategic,  and values-based behaviors.

The Facilitator:  This leader creates and molds ateaming work style within the culture.

The Partner:  This leader tends to encouragesupportive and collaborative work style.

The Coach: This leader tends to bring out the best inthe organization's people, in terms of their aspirations and potentialperformance.

Now, this set of six leadership roles, when used, can createpowerful leverage for the executive, manager, professional, or leader. 

Do you know how you rate on each of the six categories?

Do you know how to improve your abilities in each area?

Well,  just as we see in sports and the performing arts, itis increasingly becoming the case that in business the more successful youare, the more likely it is that you will use a coach to deepen and truly extendyour success.  ContactUs today and become more successful and satisfied in your career.