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One of the Deadliest Pitfalls of Leadership Transitions Part 2

September 02, 2016

In my last post, we talked about one of the deadliest pitfalls of transitional leadership. In this blog, we’ll take a look at why some people "Go It Alone" and some steps to overcome this treacherous pitfall.

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One of the Deadliest Pitfalls of Leadership Transitions Part 1

August 27, 2016

In the last few weeks, I’ve coached 3 clients who are newly promoted and nearly about to fall into one of the biggest traps that could derail them, if not cost them their job.  And the most ironic thing is that this pitfall is one of the few that is entirely in their control, and no one else can do it for them. Let's talk about one of the deadliest pitfalls of leadership transitions.

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What HR Can Do to Help Leaders Pick an Executive Coach

June 29, 2016

It’s tough to know how to buy a complex product you have never purchased before.  You have little, to no frame of reference or knowledge about the product to base your buying decision on.  This holds true for leaders who are choosing an executive coach.  

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The Relationship Between Successful Leaders and Empathy

June 22, 2016

How often do you consider the role of empathy in a list of qualities of a successful leader? The research is proving a direct link between the two.

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3 Steps for Choosing an Executive Coach That's Right For You

June 03, 2016

It is my frequent experience that most people who are provided or are seeking an Executive Coach, are not well equipped to know how to make a strategic decision about selecting a coach. 

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Introducing: How to Pick an Executive Coach That's Right For You

May 21, 2016

Does your recent Google search history look like this: How to pick an executive coach, when to use an executive coach, finding an executive coach near me, picking a remote executive coach...and so on? Well, search no further. Ring Results is presenting the ultimate guide on how to pick an executive coach that is right for you.

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How to Avoid the Upper Limit Problem when Setting Professional Goals

May 18, 2016

Are you taking stock of how you are progressing against your goals for the year?  Ironically, if you are tracking well and likely to nudge close to your goal, or possibly even hit it out of the ballpark, you may fall prey to self-induced behaviors that could ensure you won’t reach your goals. 

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10 Best Practices Bosses Need to Follow to Create a Successful Leader

March 10, 2016

In this recent blog, I made the case for being a succesful leader for your new hire by having a transitional leadership plan in place. Below are best practices I’ve witnessed bosses do to set a newly hired or promoted leader up for success in their new role transition. 

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Being A Successful Leader For Your New Hire: Sink or Swim?

March 07, 2016

More than 70% of executives are not effective at supporting new-to-role peers and managers according the Corporate Executive Board’s research. 

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Unlocking the Answers to Leadership Potential: a case study

March 01, 2016

Imagine you are a senior level leader who experiences these challenges:

  • You have to choose between 4 good internal candidates for a promotion and feel anxious about turning 3 of them down. After the news is broken to the unselected candidates you immediately send them an email offering to take them out for lunch and offer to help them with their development
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