Coaching Conversation on “How to become a powerful, socially intelligent leader”

In our article on social intelligence as the fourth WINGS skill, we explored how social intelligence can be learnt and how it can support business success. Leoni Coetzee (Director of RainTree Business Coaching) and Kevin Britz (Leadership by Design) took the conversation further. Through an expansive coaching conversation, they challenged themselves and their audience on stepping into their social intelligence.

The Value in being an Authentic Leader

Authenticity is a term bandied about as though we all understand who we are and what our “authentic selves” stands for and believes in. When I began to explore what authenticity means, this definition by Mind Tools made sense to me: “authenticity means you’re true to your own personality, values, and spirit, regardless of the pressure that you’re under to act otherwise. You’re honest with yourself and with others, and you take responsibility for your mistakes. Your values, ideals, and actions align”. Raintree’s latest article talks about “ The value in being an authentic leader”