Overcoming a deficit perception of leader development Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Mike McLaughlin assess if coaching can address the deficit model commonly used for leadership capability in order to provide more holistic development, delivering not only skills, but also bravery Traditional leadership development takes a variety of forms and is supported by a multiplicity of theories, all aimed at enhancing leadership capability (Hanson, 2013). It appears, however, that each of these theories is promoting the idea of doing things differently in relation to leadership initiatives, such as leading change, transformation or inspiring people. At first glance, this makes sense […]