Two new articles – SF leadership and improving poor performance

I’m delighted to announce two new articles on the sfwork Articles page at

No More Heroes (from Coaching at Work, September 2009) – Leaders are finding that a traditional directive approach no longer gets the job done. Could solution-focused coaching be the answer in these more ambiguous times?  Mark McKergow and Mike Brent (Ashridge Business School) report.  Read the article at

Another in my series on ‘Manager As Coach’ – this time on handling poor performance by finding what’s working.  One of the most frequent questions I am asked when introducing Solutions Focused coaching is about how to handle poor performers. “This idea of building on what’s working is all very well when things are OK – but what about when their work is simply not acceptable?”  Read the article at

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