COACHING FOR A CONSCIOUS LEADERSHIP
Article by Nasly Drago, Associate Partner at Key Executives
In the last 50 years, the leadership have passed for different approaches management, since the authoritarian until the actual “Conscious Leadership”, focus on the “we”, rather than “me”; and characterized by a higher state of awareness and a big comprehension of their own circumstances, the people, the team, the organization and the environment. This transformation drifts in a high sense of responsibility and collaboration; empowering abilities of communication, autoregulation, teamwork, negotiation and change management.
According to Fred Kofman (Leadership Development Advisor at Google; former VP of Executive Development at LinkedIn and Founder of Conscious Business Center International), excellent leadership is a conscious leadership. Fredy Kofman is PhD in Economist of Berkeley University, is also the author of the “Meta management”, “Conscious Business” and “The Meaning Revolution”, works that have been translated into different languages in multiple countries. In 1992 he was named “Professor of the Year” by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
The management of organizations has incorporated coaching as a source, especially in its leaders, who assume challenges in increasingly complex environments. Coaching is present as a powerful alternative that facilitates the development of these skills and conscious leadership.
The methodology used in a coaching process leads to the transformation of who receives it, from a higher level of awareness regarding what it wants to achieve and the internal and external conditions that allow the achievement of those achievements.
Therefore, “Conscious Leadership” is a source of organizational competitiveness, in which companies with a conscious management style develop a high level of human and business performance.