Is There a “Problem Executive” in Your Midst?

We’re often asked to coach an executive who is demonstrating some behavior that others perceive as a problem, but who also contributes significant value to the organization.  For example, he may be interpersonally abrasive, micro-managing, or unable to execute on a vision. The boss or HR manager will ask, “How do we get this person to accept the need to change?” “How do we get him to successfully make change in these problem behaviors?”Yes, of course, in many such circumstances such an individual can change. Coaching can help by giving him insight into how his behavior affects others and impedes the outcomes he cares about, by helping him understand and […]