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7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Executive Coach

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by Whit Mitchell

I was recently called by a young, first-time CEO of a software company in Boston who was looking to hire an executive coach. She announced that she would interview others and me, and then make a decision. I told her that I had some questions to make sure it was the right “fit” before agreeing to work together. She had 30 minutes for the call.

A Direct Approach to Resolve Conflict with a Coworker

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By Whit Mitchell

It probably won’t surprise you that in my line of work, I tend to do a lot of team conflict resolution. Coworker disagreements and conflict are common in most workplaces, as we attempt to blend a variety of personalities, preferences and behaviors into a single team.

What Not to Do in 2019

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By Whit Mitchell

At this time of year, there is no shortage of people telling us what to do to make the next year a success. I’m going to take a slightly different approach and tell you what not to do.

Are You Meeting the Needs of Your Team?

The Four Commitments of Inner Circle Coaching

By Whit Mitchell

My favorite method of executive coaching (and by far the most impactful for my clients) is called Inner Circle Coaching. It is a team effort that relies on feedback and partnership from a leader’s inner circle to help that leader see his or her blind spots, and to create long-term success and changed behaviors.  

Are You in a Leadership Rut?

5 Ways to Break Old Habits and Shake Things Up

By Whit Mitchell

Creating a Common Goal

In this short video, Executive Coach and Team Dynamics Specialist Whit Mitchel talks about Teamwork. He discusses why this leadership skill is important, offers ways to assess your present teamwork capacity, and talks about the four phases of teamwork.

Make Your Team Better with DISC

By Whit Mitchell

Why do people lose their jobs? Managers hire for skill, but they rarely fire for incompetence. Instead they fire because of bad behavior. 

Interpersonal Skills: Connecting With People at a Deeper Level

Interpersonal skills are important for a leader because the people that are working for you need to feel connected. In this video, TCL member Whit Mitchell shares his insights on the great things that can happen in your company when you care about and are sincere with your employees.

The Key to Increasing Sales—Behavioral Selling

By Whit Mitchell

“Any salesperson who is not selling behaviorally is, at best, only 25-50% effective.” 

I heard this quote during a seminar given by Judy Suiter. It certainly caught my attention and pushed my interest to discover what selling behaviorally meant. 

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