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What is beyond success? A map of possibilities for leaders at the peak of their performance.


1. Intro This article is for you especially if you have reached your level of work in which you can say: I have had, I have, and I will always be able to be successful; Success is mostly due to me, and sometimes it was accompanied by opportunities, chances, the right people; I manage to get what I usually put in my mind.   If you have reached this level (“Achiever”), you have...

The 2 leadership meta-skills you can develop in one year to become your best version


What leadership skills do you need to develop? You will find thousands of articles on this topic. But basically, you never start from scratch, by developing all kinds of skills at once. You only need to know there are several such skills helping you get all the rest. There’s no fixed set of leadership skills, either; instead, you may concentrate on the ones you need to reach your goals...

Beyond heroic leadership


We live in a world full of ‘childish’ explicit expressions: hero based blockbusters, Santas bringing gifts, leaders running businesses and nations as (mostly) patriarchs. Our shared stories contain heroic deeds and there’s also The Hero With A Thousand Faces or Hero’s Journey. Our favorite music bands have ‘frontmen’, we have ‘founding fathers’ (not...

The coach is a partner. The six traits of a successful partner coach.


When I pursued my ambitions alone, sometimes I was successful, sometimes not. When I worked with a coach, I was always successful. I have always tended to do everything I set out to do on my own, to work solely on my development, and pursue my professional ambitions myself. Only the fact that some projects necessarily involved working with someone else forced me to turn to professionals in...

Professional coaching increases attention control, the key skill in leading people.


Awareness and attention control At the neurophysiological level, awareness is a process that takes almost 1 second (about 900ms). With training, an individual can become aware of more things in this first second than usual. Professional coaching increases the client’s awareness in a subtle way. This article aims at explaining the benefits of higher awareness and mindfulness for leaders, and how...

25 Leadership Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Managers


This is a list of findings confirmed by my several tens of leaders I coached during the last years. It is not prescriptive, nor is it exhaustive. It’s just another list meant to make you ponder your motivations (A.), ideals (B.) and means from A. to B. in your career. 1.AVOID CONCENTRATING ON PROBLEMS AND DETAILS I received maybe my most important coaching lesson from a client. He kept...

The Leadership Spark Creative Leadership Coaching

George Bragadireanu

Master Certified Coach ICF
I help high-level leaders optimize their thinking and behavior to get the results they want.

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