Amiel Handelsman

Leadership Coaching Tips

How to Idiot-Proof Excellence

Amiel Handelsman It’s now been thirty years since Peters and Waterman published In Search of Excellence. According to Art Kleiner, Editor of strategy + business, this book brought into the…

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Leadership Coaching Tips

Leadership Coaching Tip: Brutal Facts Plus Positive Emotion

Lately, I’ve been wondering what kind of leadership this moment in history is calling for. The short answer is second-tier leadership, defined as that which promotes the health of the…

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Over the past year I received similar introductions to five bright executives in different organizations. Before each coaching assignment began, I was cautioned, “(S)he’s very hard-nosed. Doesn’t like touchy-feely. Focus…

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