The Coach It Out Blog contains posts across various fields of discussion. You’ll see each post can have a designation based on the type of post it is. Posts can be categorized as Article, CiO Brief, In The Middle, among others.
Below is an explanation of each of the categories.
Article – Provides a longer form breakdown of topics for consideration and conversation.
General Leadership – Speaks to the tenets and discipline of leadership overall.
To The Bosses – These posts speak directly to those in charge by title. It seeks to outline points of attention in their teams and organizations to consider in order to move their mission, group, and cause forward in the most efficient, aware, and productive fashion.
To The Graduates – These posts speak directly to those who have recently graduated from an institution of education. The lessons can also be reviewed and considered by those further along in their professional careers.
To The Students – These posts speak directly to the student population of any educational level so that they begin to learn facets of leadership and consider the steps to take in their development. It is for the students to understand that they don’t need wait to develop and sharpen their own leadership strengths.
In The Middle – These posts describe topics where there are two view points covered and ask the reader to look at each side to determine how each side views the issue at hand. The underlying lesson here is that we should always consider where the other side of the conversation, debate, or argument is coming from.
CiO Briefs– Covers a brief post on a contemporary topic that is relevant to leadership or any number of the areas of development CiO covers.
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What are the best lessons you've gleaned from your parents, whether it was something they shared with you or something you picked up in passing, through their actions? Did/do they know how they've shaped who you are? #parents #life #legacy #leadership ow.ly/g4px30ra8Xo
Each of the parties in your #meeting, made up of varying levels of seniority & #experience -- what are they there for? How are you making sure that it's being captured during the life of the project, initiative, subject, or issue covered? #organizations ow.ly/PMGn30r9Ye7
In conversations with clients, discussions usually turn to what their success would ultimately look like. In reading this article, consider what your definition of success is so you can extract the best value from the tips listed. #careers #life #success ow.ly/xmrh50BoicB
Once COVID ripped up the script, how did your leaders go about moving and evolving into the next Act? There are too many leaders not demonstrating urgency, foresight, and innovating thinking in their mission and duties. #leaders #covid19 #innovation entrepreneur.com/article/3557…
Don't underestimate the power of your words. What we say & how we say it can break down, weaken, & destabilize someone just as much as it can move, propel, & empower them forward. Be cognizant of the power you wield. #language #leadership #words ow.ly/3HVM30r8NZo
Aside from what you can do professionally, who are you as a person? What do you stand for? What won't you compromise? When people see the authentic you, you're no longer just a polished script or facade. #branding #reputation #authenticity #leadership ow.ly/AG3030r7Z3g
"Ideas are only as good as the path they set you on..." Try not to keep your focus so tight you miss other opportunities. Don't wait until the goal, end result, or end of your journey to raise your head & eyes to look forward. #ideas #innovation #life ow.ly/lOJG30r7Lpe
What do you do when dealing with periods or bouts of #anxiety & #depression? What's worked for me is recognizing that I need to design my world, and not try to reconcile my desires to the world that is, which is where the disconnect had existed. #mentalhealth #mentalillness
#tbt - The power to keep evolving, exercising an open mind, to keep moving along with the changing world -- don't underestimate it. In these trying times, how open are you to reconsidering your ways? #leadership #learning #life ow.ly/HmxU30r6G0y pic.twitter.com/v1qIwE7G7P
This is such a great article. Consider the questions for your personal development as well. Who are you getting your advice from? How has it worked -- or not -- in your past? How have you switched things up? #consulting #leadership #trust ow.ly/wwfk50B8r5L
If your outings have been limited, what have you found of and for yourself during this time? Have you found any time for yourself to go deeper into who you are, what you enjoy, and what you want for yourself? #selfcare #COVID19 #life ow.ly/W4F250B7mx7
Whether during #COVID19, in formal leadership or self-leadership, curiosity is the most valuable skill/ability out of all. Curiosity is the foundation of leadership and leads to opening the doors to everything else. #leadership #development #curiosity ow.ly/53gy30r5WCb
Considering the first part of Gandhi's quote, how do you find balance between the peace of "there's always tomorrow" and the urgency of "let's get (sh)it done" today? #motivation #drive #getitdone #learning #knowledge #goals twitter.com/JeffreyHayzlet…
Overall, like any other situation, the words (the actions) don't need to be perfect. The intention can outweigh, outshine, and make up for a imperfect stream of words. Before anything, check your intentions. #communication #feedback #society ow.ly/o64O50B6qqE
#3 - Consume less, create more. Thanks to everyone here in my network who is executing and creating, no matter how you do it. Original voices, ideas, opinions matter. Please bring yours forward. #community #society #creatives ow.ly/1X6V50B6pYH
We go through a society of appearances, trying to live up to a certain expectation. Due to that, it’s not natural -- for now -- for people to easily and frequently talk about their failures. That needs to change. #career #professional #regrets ow.ly/6VIW30n9B0K
How do you balance optimism with realism, especially with the current overwhelming societal feeling and implications due to COVID? Keeping balance can be a chaotic and haphazard process. How are you faring? #mindset #mentalhealth #covid19 ow.ly/AvD530r5c2g
"Is there anything we could do, with equipment or staff, to help make you even more productive?" Have your company leaders worked ON the work process themselves or just merely asked others to PLOW THROUGH it? #stress #burnout #workplacehealth ow.ly/2Zqu50B1dEq