lead your team

Confidently Lead Your Team Using a Certified Executive Coach Approach

At Padraig, not only do we coach leaders in organizations throughout North America, but we also help leaders bring a certified executive coach approach to their leadership. So, what’s the difference between coaching and a Coach Approach? Well, coaching is a professional service requiring significant training, experience and certification whereas a Coach Approach is a […]

Question authority

Leadership tips for managing team members who question authority

At some point, most leaders encounter someone who seems to want to undermine them. Whether you’re leading an organization or put in charge of a project team, dealing with someone who is resisting your leadership or outright insubordinate is necessary before it damages your team, the esprit de corps or your reputation. Often, questioning authority […]

coaching culture

How Organizations With a Professional Coaching Culture Win BIG

In our last blog, we talked about how leaders can significantly expand their leadership toolkits by learning to use a coach approach with their staff. Learning when and how to use a professional coaching approach with your staff has the potential to epically change your leadership experience and the experience of those you lead. So, […]

Strategies for Managing Performance Reviews During a Pandemic- Padraig Career Coaching

Whether you still have the dreaded annual performance review or you’ve moved to ongoing performance management conversations — or you have some blend of the two — performance management during a global pandemic takes on some new dimensions. First: Do them, or skip them? Whether you have performance reviews regularly or annually, should you do […]