“I want to prove to them they are wrong!” my leadership coaching client said after I asked him for an example of his coaching goals. His goals were improving his negotiation skills and external relationships so he and his organization could be more effective.

“I want to prove to them they are wrong!” I invite you to pause and check in on what you are experiencing when you hear those words. Where might you go in a conversation like that, in this case a coaching conversation?

Strategize “like a chess game, listen more and ask powerful questions” like a coach, are the results of our coaching engagement as reported by the client.

How did we get from point A to point B? An amazing cultural mindset shift for this Western European leader working in South America.

How can you get to point A to point B, further developing your cultural mindset and the cultural mindset of those around you? You are invited to join our NEW Cultural Mindset Events:

1. Cultural Mindset Podcast airing October 15 

2. How to Develop a Cultural Mindset for Americas’ Coaching Supervision Network

Even if you are not working internationally, that does not let you off the hook. Differences in cultural mindset include generation, gender, ethnicity, region, etc.

Learn why 90% of executives in 68 countries see cultural mindset as crucial* and the ICF (International Coach Federation) includes it in their updated competencies: “Remains aware of and open to the influence of context and culture on self and others.”

While especially designed for coaches and coaching supervisors, anyone can benefit from this podcast.

To our success-we are in this together!

Marilyn O’Hearne, MSW, MCC, LLC; CQ Master Certified Coach, International Coach Federation  www.marilynoh.com  913-327-0611

Unlocking potential, prosperity and peace for leaders, coaches and their organizations through Leadership & Team Coaching, Mentor Coaching and Coaching Supervision



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*“Ninety percent of leading executives from 68 countries identify intercultural skills as among the most important capabilities required to remain competitive,”  as reported by Ang, Van Dyne, & Rockstuhl

First published January 22, 2020

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