Category Archives: May 2001


Announcements / May 2001

Bay Area Coaches Conference – June 8-9, 2001

Russ Volckmann will present on June 9 from 9 to 11 am. “Coaching Business Leaders: An Integral Approach”,
Join coaches throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for the first Bay Area Coaching Conference – Coaches@Work! Four ICF chapters have joined together to create this exciting learning event offering two days of sessions on topics ranging from corporate coaching and leadership to incorporating dance, body, and improv in coaching!
Airport Mariott …

Leadership Coaching Tip

Leadership Coaching Tips / May 2001

When working with individual or groups of leaders explore the question of leadership resources with them. Help them identify the resources that are important to them. Test their assumptions and beliefs about leadership resources.
Then have them identify how best to use those resources in relation to leadership purpose and the achievement of business objectives.

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Leadership Quote

Leadership Quote / May 2001

  1. “…Focus your resources…Assess the strengths of your organization and your people …then focus everything on the greatest opportunities.
  2. …Demand results…A leader should make it crystal clear, every day, that results are the single most important factor in judging an individual’s contribution.
  3. …Listen to your heart. Don’t be blinded by big dollar signs. Pay attention to your instincts and common sense.
  4. …Communicate clearly…In my mind, there’s no substitute for face-to-face, eyeball-to-eyeball contact. Words by themselves are not enough. If they were,

Leading Comments

Leading Comments / May 2001

An Invitation

The subject of leadership fascinates me. That is leadership in any aspect of business and life. In recent years, my focus has been on executive leadership in business.

Do you want to understand more about the relationship between the needs of executives and how coaching can support those needs. So do I. Warren Bennis stated in a speech last year that the integral approach to organizations and management is the wave of the future. This is the direction …

Feature Article: Leadership Resources

Feature Articles / May 2001

In the last issue the subject was leadership on purpose. With this issue I continue to unfold some themes about Integral Leadership. This approach builds on the models and theories of Ken Wilber to provide a practical, business-savvy approach to executive leadership.

Leaders need to understand the nature of the resources that they have at their disposal to effectively lead a modern business enterprise faced with turbulence and complexity. We need to understand resources on two levels: the individual leader …