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    Limitless Leadership: Rapport equals influence in the coaching conversation

Limitless Leadership: Rapport equals influence in the coaching conversation

Rapport is like a boomerang, it will only come back if the connection is a mutual one.

Rapport building is all about connection and taking the time to build deep connection and therefore meaningful relationships and influence.

Rapport equates to influence.

Some of the best leaders I work with are seen as a coaching resource. You can have the best frameworks to coach and mentor but without connection ,trust and a safe zone for the coachee to grow, coaching will be one sided, ineffective and a waste of time for both of you. […]

Limitless Teams: The power of questioning that gets missed

“Knowing the answers will help you in school.
 Knowing how to question will help you in life”
 Warren Berger

 How often do you say “Hello” to someone and they reply with “Good thanks” even though you haven’t actually asked them how they are? Yes, I’m as guilty as charged, we’ve all responded like this at some stage […]

Motivation Trumps Skill

‘Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.’ ―Thomas Jefferson

For decades, motivation has been a major management and leadership issue. It has been the subject of many research studies by figures such as Fredrick Herzberg, Abraham Maslow, John Hunt and Clayton Alderfer. Many of their […]

Map and Design Motivated Performance

“PEOPLE ARE COLORS, BE A RAINBOW”

Motivation is a simple and often underestimated topic, and it has fascinated me for over a decade. It is the fuel that lights people up. Many executives are unaware of what motivates them both at in intrinsic and extrinsic level. How many people do you know—this could be you—who […]

Give your team the destination, not the directions

As children we don’t like being told to do certain things. I believe, as we get older this annoys us even more, maybe it’s an anchor created from being told to do things as child by our teachers and parents? I know personally I love a deadline and a goal. I find wonder and […]