PAUL RENAUD
executive coach

Five keys to creating a TRUST-GROUNDED team

Anyone who’s managed other people for any length of time knows one thing for certain: Human beings are a complex species, and always not especially rational one. Most of us have seen our colleagues and subordinates make decisions and take actions that, on their surface, don’t seem to make a great deal of sense, such […]

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June
26

A Networking Book goes to Washington

I’ve got great news to share and I’m truly honored! I’ve been selected as a speaker at the International Coach Federation (ICF) Global conference called ICF Converge2017 on August 24-26, 2017 in Washington DC…a career highlight for me and yes, Networking had a lot to do with it. I will help coaches learn how to […]

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June
19

To Create Trust, Lead with Vulnerability

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Ours is an era of increasing competition, and only the strong survive. We’ve always got to be smarter, tougher, more nimble, quicker on our feet, and more ruthless than the next guy if we’re going to “get ahead” – and woe to us if we’re off our game, even […]

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May
16

Want to Build Trust? Eliminate Fear.

Picture this scenario: You’ve been given a critical work assignment. The outcome, you are told, will have a tremendous impact upon your company’s future success (and, by implication, on the future success of those involved in the project). You smile to yourself: You’ve got this. Everything that’s required fits perfectly with your expertise. You’ll pull […]

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April
15

But I’m not like that…

A while back, I was reminded of the importance of the personal interviews or the 360 interviews that I conduct with my client‘s stakeholders (boss, peers and subordinates). As part of the coaching process with my coachee (client) I offer to interview on a confidential basis, the coachee’s  stakeholders. Reason: Coaching is all about change: […]

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July
22