“What the coaches say…” is a collaborative effort of our team of global coaches who work with clients around the world to share what we’re learning and experiencing.
We’ve been learning from those around us, but we’ve also been inspired by each other, our clients and the people we interact with. Even in serious times, encouraging expressions of generosity and joy help lighten the mood. From ‘washing your hands’ videos to buying food for an elderly neighbor to hearing about how a leader you work with connected with their team in a compassionate way, makes this time an opportunity for positivity as well as productivity.
What is something inspiring that you want to share from talking to your clients?
Ann Houston Kelly, Oregon, USA
Post-crisis, business will never go all the back to how it had been operating. Some of my clients are talking about how this crisis is unleashing new levels of creativity and innovation in their companies. What is truly inspiring is the willingness of many to jump in and donate their money, time and expertise to help others. Particularly inspiring is the willingness of recently retired healthcare leaders and professionals to jump back in despite the personal risk.
Betina Rama, Argentina
The positive attitude of people, not only how leaders at organizations take care of their own people, but how they are working to help the communities they operate in.
Jennifer Davis, New Jersey, USA
I am truly inspired when I hear clients talk about how their bosses email or take time to connect with extra acknowledgment and thanks. Positivity is critical in any relationship, especially during uncertainty.
Manfred Barth, Germany
This situation gives us a chance to behave in a way that others did not expect us to behave. It also gives us a chance to rebuild “bridges” that may be in need of repair or had been destroyed long ago.
Jean-Claude Noel, New York City, USA
It is with hope that we will provide inspiration to our clients to use courage to redefine a new social contract in a less global world by prioritizing health, education and meaning.
Margot Schumacher, Holland
The focus of having strong values to help people and organizations make decisions to do well for employees, clients and society.
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