Coaching Skills For Leaders

Neil Thubron and Jana Hendrickson

In the Coaching Skills for Leaders Podcast, Executive and Leadership Coaches Jana Hendrickson and Neil Thubron have created a series of conversations to share essential coaching tools and skills with leaders everywhere. With their backgrounds in Ontological leadership work and Sales and Business Mentoring and Coaching, Neil and Jana invite the listener to look at work and life scenarios through the lens of coaching. The results are deeper and more transformational conversations with all the people leaders engage with - employees, peers, customers, and upline management... and it may even transform their own lives as well! read less


Burnout Prevention and Leadership Effectiveness in the Tech Industry - An Amazing Interview with Matthew Cooke
Aug 10 2023
Burnout Prevention and Leadership Effectiveness in the Tech Industry - An Amazing Interview with Matthew Cooke
Have you ever felt the stinging sensation of burnout, the kind that leaves you feeling like a shell of your former self? Our guest, executive coach Matthew Cooke, knows that feeling all too well. At just 24, he experienced a profound burnout while working at a startup, an experience that became the cornerstone of his life's mission: preventing burnout in the tech industry. Join us as Matthew shares his insights into the importance of self-care for leaders, divulges practical techniques for enhancing effectiveness, and explains how you can apply Ken Wilbur's three dimensions - I, we, and it - in your own work.As we all navigate the murky waters of remote work, we dive into the unique challenges faced by managers during these unparalleled times. Matthew shares strategies to foster relationships and collaboration across departments, the power of asking the right questions, and the necessity of reciprocal support. Even more, Matthew reveals how sensory acuity - the ability to pick up on subtle cues - can help leaders better understand and cater to their teams. Listen as we discuss the importance of recognizing facial expressions, body language, and tone of voice, and how you can use these cues to your advantage in a remote work environment.Finally, we explore the intriguing concepts of executive presence and embodiment, and how they can be incorporated in the workplace to improve decision-making and understanding. We discuss the potential benefits of being more attuned to your own body and those around you. Then, we tackle the tough topic of burnout prevention. Matthew shares his tips on setting boundaries, prioritizing consistency over intensity, and breaking free from burnout-inducing patterns. Listen as we delve into the importance of personal space, early burnout detection, and the power of awareness and acceptance in behavior change. Join us for this insightful journey into leadership, self-care, and burnout prevention. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a seasoned expert and equip yourself with the tools to navigate the tech industry with resilience, presence, and effectiveness.