JEFF FOLEY is a recognized speaker, executive leadership coach and author of "Rules and Tools for Leaders." He is a West Point graduate and retired as a Brigadier General having served 32 years in the Army. Drawing on his unique military experience, Foley uses his singular insight to build better leaders. For more information on Foley, visit: www.loralmountain.com
Effective one-on-one coaching is one of the most important skills a great leader must possess. Effective coaching inspires in others an internal drive to act ethically, without direction, to achieve goals.
William had never felt fear before. He had just been promoted to president of the company that had grown dramatically over the past three years and they were not ready for this rapid expansion. While he felt confident that he was the best qualified for this position, he lost sleep thinking of all the leadership challenges his people were expecting him to fix.