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Defense AT&L: May – June 2016


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Organizational Executive Coaching For Extraordinary Futures

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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Discovering the Common Denominator in High-Stakes Environments

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Organizational Executive Coaching For Extraordinary Futures


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Authors: Joe Beel, Lois Harper, and Brian Marsh

A theme that frequently emerges during coaching engagements is that the Extraordinary Future is beyond the capacity of its leader acting alone. No one is an island, and it is through those they lead that catalytic actions are achieved.

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Someone Else I Can Talk To: The Benefits of Executive Coaching


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Author Marcia E. Richard

Executive and leadership coaching currently is a growing business worth $2 billion a year. Chief executive officers and senior executives increasingly solicit the assistance of executive coaches. This naturally leads to two follow-up questions: Why are so many people in leadership positions turning to executive coaches for assistance? And how does executive coaching benefit the client and his or her organization?

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Realizing Your Extraordinary Future Through Executive Coaching


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Author: Lois M. Harper

By definition, the future can be a rather abstract term. While viewed as an indefinite time after the present, its arrival is inevitable. In fact, acquisition leaders in the Department of Defense (DoD) know firsthand how much their success depends on the future and plan ahead, accordingly. However, do they really think far enough forward and can they imagine thinking beyond their own possibilities? In the face of what seem to be overwhelming constraints, it is very easy to default to short-term thinking when “the predictable” includes reductions in funding, technology obstacles, and changes in user requirements.

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