Category: coaching skills

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How To Empower Employees: 4 Effective Strategies

Many organizations are pretty successful, but to help your organization leave its competitors in the dust, you need to focus on your employees. As a leader, this means building a company culture...

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How to Transition An Employee Into a Leadership Position

Business leaders are often thrust into positions of leadership based on their merit and contributions as team members. But being a great individual contributor doesn’t always ensure the ability to lead others...

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The Power of Constructive Confrontation

Working with an employee to turn around poor performance is one of the most difficult—and potentially rewarding—challenges a leader can encounter. With perseverance, patience, and skillful coaching, leaders can motivate positive action...

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Coaching in the Business World

The definition of the word “coach” can vary dramatically depending on the context in which it is being used. Take a quick look at some synonyms for the word coach: Instruct, teach,...

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Helping Leaders See The Light

Blind spots; we all have them. Sometimes they linger in the background and our ignorance of them is bliss. However, sometimes our blind spots create a personal trap that negatively effects our...

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Coaching To Increase Employee Self Awareness

Employees often know that there is a problem or challenge on the horizon before a leader sits them down for a coaching conversation. As a coach, you can increase your chance of...

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What Is Empowerment & How To Use It In Your Organization

Empowerment, it can be an asset or an anchor.  In this video you will learn how leaders can create opportunities to encourage and build people’s talents without creating chaos and inefficiency.  Discover how to...

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How To Use A Coaching Queue To Get Your Point Across

You had the important conversation with your employee and thought they understood the important point you were trying to make, but in hindsight, you realize the conversation didn’t provide the desired result.  You...

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Book Review – The Coach: Creating Partnerships For A Competitive Edge

Leaders have always experienced challenges regarding guiding and influencing the performance of their team members. In the past, productivity and success depended on sheer muscle and sweat. Today, however, the powerful forces...

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Lessons Business Coaches Can Learn from Successful Sport Coaches

Is there a unique product or “value added” by the team that goes beyond a sum of its parts? A colleague has helped more than one team by asking its members to...

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