Disruptive innovations do not necessarily lead to an incumbent’s downfall. Startups introducing disruptive technologies are more likely to agree to be acquired rather than turning into rivals eventually.
A coach is not a consultant. They will not do the work for you. They are there to keep you focused on the end result and remind you why achieving your goals is essential. Coaches motivate you to keep your commitments and act as a sounding board and, when needed, hold a mirror in front of you, highlighting your business and personal blind spots.
These are some critical questions you can ask yourself to evaluate your coaching relationship overall.
He revealed a simple test he uses to decide what goes out and what stays in: “The basic premise I work with is to ask ‘are we bringing additional value to our shareholders and to our bottom line by doing this ourselves’? And if the answer to the question is yes, it is something we should be doing. If the answer is no then we have got to be looking at alternative ways of doing it.”
I approach the diverse topic of innovation mental health from clinical psychology, life coaching, and corporate management perspectives.
In the clinical psychology domain, I draw upon my experience as a clinical counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology.
Coaching perspectives originate from collaborating with clients as a Certified Professional Coach, certified by the International Coach Federation.
My innovation and product management perspectives evolved from real-world experience working in Big Tech (Microsoft, Mozilla), banking (TD Bank), telecom (Bell Canada), and digital media (The Globe and Mail).