Coaching Leadership Transition with Padraig O’Sullivan

There is a 25-50% failure of assignment rate in expats sent to another country to head up the work there. The failure rates among others going through leadership transition such as those who are promoted, move company, move state or change career industry are not much different. Enter the coach.

Padraig O’Sullivan has been helping guide expats through this failure zone into both happiness and corporate success by “insuring” against nine known failure points using executive coaching. We have much to learn from this area.

Using the Marshall Goldsmith model of stakeholder centricity and his own PALDER framework, Padraig shows us how these ideas can be used in any setting of coaching at all when working with leadership transition.

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Episode 60 – Padraig O’Sullivan – O’Sullivan Field

Title: “Foreigner in Charge”

Broadcast date: 30th October, 2015

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(52:10 length)

  2. Michael Watkins “The First 90 Days”
  3. PALDER framework from Padraig O’Sullivan’s book series Foreigner In Charge
  4. Leadership Diet (weekly)