Patrick Reilly is President of Resources In Action, Inc., a firm specializing in executive coaching and consulting. He has worked extensively with leaders in the health care, financial services, technology, and utility sectors for more than 25 years, internationally and in the US. His passion is getting leaders into action for success and satisfaction. He previously served on the Board of the Professional Coaches and Mentors Organization as Vice President of Outreach.
Expert insight interview with Patrick Reilly and John Golden as the cover the following:
- Why are goal setting and goal clarity still such an issue for a lot of people?
- Many people struggle with either setting goals that are too vague or set goals that are too aggressive and unrealistic. How to manage that?
- It is often seen that people think setting goals is simple and forget to do the hard work of actually mapping out the path to get there. How do you help people stay on track?
- Set realistic goals during your transition and manage performance expectations to avoid early burnout or worse—deadly mistakes.
The purpose of business and executive coaching is to support business leaders in improving performance and in developing the skills necessary for increased success.
The process typically involves data gathering from interviews or assessments, goal setting, and measurement, aligning individual goals with organizational goals and regular conversations that build on how to best use the individual’s strengths. The intention is to make improvements through deliberate practice.
A comprehensive, systemic approach is best for successfully managing the ROI of new talent. Managing the ROI of talent management is a team effort that requires a clear strategy, focus and authentic dialogue to make the most of a successful executive transition.
One of the key challenges for today’s leaders is finding the time to engage in activities that can enhance their leadership skills. It is difficult to keep up with the tasks and deliverables that leaders must focus on every day. Slowing down to reflect, change behaviors and finding ways to do become more effective is very difficult for most leaders given the magnitude and complexity of tasks they face.
John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.