The Kings Speech: The First Executive Coach

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The Kings Speech: The First Executive Coach

By: Vivian VellaPublished on: 18/04/2011
The King's Speech: The First Executive Coach?
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Description: The film The King’s Speech was particularly interesting for the work of Lionel Logue, the speech therapist, who could be considered the first executive coach to King George V1th. The quality of the relationship is key: the coach creates a safe environment in which leaders can experience a trusting relationship where the only agenda is to support the learning of the Leader.
At its best, coaching is effective in helping individuals to develop a more effective and impactful communication style; manage challenging relationships more successfully; challenge existing beliefs to increase self-confidence and self-esteem and lead and manage transitions. We may not be a king with a speech impediment, but coaching can help us find our voice.
Duration: 06:41
Faculty Biographies: Vivian Vella


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