Okay — the title might be a little misleading. If you just robbed a bank and are evading the authorities, this post will probably not work for you (Sorry). But for most business and career problems — this will do just fine.
Wonder why you don't get certain things accomplished? Why you hit the same obstacles every time?
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"All coaching is, is taking a player where he can't take himself." - Bill McCartney
When executives coach, they commonly make the mistake of downplaying their role as the boss. Confusion occurs with the associate and coaching fails.
To be clear, a boss is the one who holds people accountable for results. A coach helps people increase their skills to achieve the results.
"In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you." — Warren Buffett
Take a moment and reflect about the each person on your team and the skills and strengths they exhibit. Where do they excel? What do they like doing?