Vadim Kotelnikov    

Improving Individual Performance

Reducing the Gap Between the Potential and the Performance of a Person


Business e-Coach     


"Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation." – Roger Staunbach


Formulae of Individual Performance



Potential + Attitude Interference


Some Forms of Interference1

  • Fear (of failing, of losing, of winning, of making a fool of yourself)

  • Lack of self-confidence

  • Trying too hard

  • Trying to impress

  • Anger and frustration

  • Boredom

  • A busy mind

4 WHYs of True Success


Instant Payoff Coaching

1. Describe problem

2. Identify blocks  >>  Example

3. Describe desired outcomes... More 

Feedback – Your Elevator To Success

10 Steps to Develop Entrepreneurial Staff

Help your people to effortlessly introduce themselves to individuals and groups not in terms of what they do, but
benefits they bring to the corporation's clients... More

Key Competences of a Radical Project Manager

Engaging individual entrepreneurial creativity Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, initiative,  and energy; managing expectations... More




1. "Effective Coaching", Myles Downey

2. "The Inner Game of Work", Timothy Gallwey

3. Regis McKenna, Slicon Valley marketing expert

4. "Extreme Management", Mark Stevens

5. "The Tao of Coaching", Max Landsberg

6. “7 Key Elements For Managers To Learn Coaching Skills”, Wendy Hearn


Self-Coaching: GROW Model

Use the GROW coaching model on yourself to improve your performance and develop a roadmap to your personal success Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book... More

Help Every Individual to Find the Right Fit

The manager's responsibility is to steer the employees towards roles where they have the greatest chances of success... More

Reducing Interference

Interference creates a huge gap between the potential and performance. It is usually based in fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD)3. Interference crops up in many forms, but nothing gets in the way of peak performance more than doubt.1



You can reduce interference by focusing your attention. When your attention is focused, you enter a mental state – the state of relaxed concentration – in which you can learn and perform at your best.2

Self-Improvement: Thought Power

6 Mindsets of a Great Achiever

Creative Dissatisfaction

Achievement-focused Self-Coaching: 6W Questions

Be Energized ‒ Always!

Coaching – the New Managerial Task

Effective managers need to coach. Coaching aims to enhance the performance and learning ability of your employees. Coaching at work involves providing feedback, effective questioning and consciously matching your managerial style to the player's readiness to undertake a particular task5.  >>>

Learning SWOT Questions

Work Smart and Hard

The coaching approach, a generosity, born of maturity, opens the door to a new way of interfacing with your organization, and makes people want to follow your lead, accomplish your mutual goals. "The more you give in terms of coaching, mentoring, empathizing ‒ the more you will achieve in terms of measurable business goals."4

Managers Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book will find some coaching skills easy to integrate because they're either experienced in using them or they innately have this skill.  However, there will be skills that they find difficult to put into practice and they need their own coach to best support them with this.6... More



Peter Drucker advice

Work, and hard, to improve the way you perform. Don't do work of any kind in a way you perform badly.

Peter Drucker

Thought Leader

Steve Jobs advice quotes

We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life.

Steve Jobs


Konosuke Matsushita advice quotes

Anything worth doing is worth 100%.

Konosuke Matsushita


Vadim Kotelnikov advice quotes

Make doing nothing but the best your habit
if you wish to
enjoy nothing but the best in your life.

Vadim Kotelnikov