leadership coaching | Valerie MacLeod

9 November 2016

Which of the 5 Leadership Styles is right for you?

9 November 2016, Comments: 1

  There is no one RIGHT way to lead. Your style should depend upon the culture and goals of the organization as well as […]

2 November 2016

5 Characteristics of Strategic Leaders

2 November 2016, Comments: 0

  I teach a “Strategic Thinking for Leaders” workshop. Near the beginning of the session I ask what participants think are the characteristics of […]

21 September 2016

Mending Integrity & Size Does Matter – Living your values

21 September 2016, Comments: 1

  Many organizations have integrity as one of their organizational values. Often leaders site that integrity drives them. But what happens with integrity is […]

17 August 2016

Cats, the plague and unintended consequences

17 August 2016, Comments: 0

  Do you know the story about the live cat drop into Borneo to save the inhabitants from the plague? The story goes something […]

20 July 2016

Another trip around the sun and the changes build up

20 July 2016, Comments: 0

  “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes but when you look back everything is different…” – C.S. Lewis   I celebrated […]

13 July 2016

Are you resisting change? It’s natural, normal & highly predictable!

13 July 2016, Comments: 0

  Everyone resists change. Some people HATE change & are strong resistors. Some others like change and have little resistance. Even though I teach […]

6 July 2016

Are you building walls or windmills?

6 July 2016, Comments: 0

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb How do you react to change? Like the […]

1 July 2016

It is sabotage or normal resistance?

1 July 2016, Comments: 0

  Do you think your team is trying to sabotage your leadership? It could be normal resistance to change. Ross came to me exasperated with his […]

22 June 2016

Why I am a Leadership Coach

22 June 2016, Comments: 0

  I recently received an email from a leader whom I coached a few years ago. I loved hearing how he has kept the momentum […]

15 June 2016

Are leaders born or made?

15 June 2016, Comments: 0

  There is much discussion regarding whether people are born as leaders, or if people can become leaders. The answer is BOTH. According to […]