Blog: Ideas at Work

Coaching is All About Context

Coaching is All About Context

Consider the following profile. A leader of a regional operations team for a global corporation has improved operating efficiency by 20% over the past year. 70% of employees within the division (seven direct reports and 50 people over all) responded that they are either satisfied...

An Accelerated New Leader Assimilation Process

Leveraging group communication technology, expert process design and facilitation to enable rapid connection and alignment By Lenny Lind, Covision and Andrew Cohn, Lighthouse Consulting As any experienced executive takes on a new assignment, he or she faces immense challenges. Immediately there is an organization to learn – with...

Building Engagement Quickly and Deeply. Really?

[caption id="attachment_18154" align="aligncenter" width="641"] Adapted from "Virtuous Meetings" by Karl Danskin and Lenny Lind © 2014[/caption] By Andrew Cohn / Lighthouse Consulting and Lenny Lind / Covision Imagine an organization in the throes of a merger, or a massive reorganization. Not uncommon, but often the cause of...

There’s Value in That

Over lunch with a client recently I became involved in an engaging conversation about the different ways leaders communicate ideas in writing. We talked about how good writing should not be taken for granted, and the number of leaders we know whose writing sometimes limits...