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This month’s coaching conversation is between Tom and Courtney, another executive coach. What traits, they wonder, do effective executives share? If rising leaders wanted to reverse engineer what it means to be executives, what would they put in the mix?
The five qualities Tom and Courtney identify are:
Resilience -- get over hurts and setbacks
Influence – build a natural reserve of strong relationships
Organization – create lead-time and eliminate fire drills
Scope – maintain the highest altitude possible; resist the weeds
Speed of Thought – exert alertness and be mentally nimble
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