"Do you want to get the best performance from your organization's future leaders? Then start asking them direct questions that, when answered, will help shape and define the type of leaders they will become."
"Many forms of leadership coaching attempt to teach future leaders "about" leadership. But relatively little coaching encourages leaders to concentrate on activities that will reliably improve their capacity to lead."
One crucial discovery has been that top performance is strongly correlated to seven main leadership activities or "demands."
Those demands are:
- Maximizing values
- Challenging experience
- Building a constituency
- Making sense of experience
- Knowing self