Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot.
Most of us have behaviors that make up what we define as "me." If we buy into our definitions, we can excuse almost any action we take by saying, "That's just the way I am!" It's when we let go of these definitions that we can do our best work.
If America is truly supposed to be exceptional in all things, why do other countries -- almost without exception -- decide our governmental structure isn't really for them, when it comes time to choose?
If you think a bankrupt company that has spent the past year laying off 3,000 employees, cutting severance packages, and freezing salaries would adopt frugal executive compensation packages, think again.