Tag: personal development

How to … coach Generation Y

April 30, 2013 | By

By BARBARA ST.CLAIRE-OSTWALD, Original article published in Coaching at Work. Like any other generational group, Generation Y is uniquely shaped by its historical context. It is only by understanding, respecting and addressing such generational differences in the working environment, that coaches can establish a successful relationship There is no consensus on the exact birthdate of […]

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The Art And Science of Performance Reviews

March 23, 2013 | By

Original post by Daniel Goleman on LinkedIn Performance reviews are the HR ritual that everyone dreads. Brain science shows that the way in which that review gets delivered can be a boon or a curse. If a boss gives even a good review in the wrong way, that message can create a neural downer. The […]

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10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

December 15, 2012 | By

Original blog: Forbes Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Few things in business are as costly and disruptive as unexpected talent departures. With all the emphasis on leadership development, I always find it interesting so many companies seem […]

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Coaching for Performance – GROWing Human Potential

July 2, 2012 | By

The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines the verb to coach as to “tutor, train, give hints to, prime with facts.” This does not help us much, for those things can be done in many ways, some of which bear no relationship to coaching. Coaching is as much about the way these things are done as about […]

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Influencing – How to use soft skills to get hard results

May 28, 2012 | By

Influencing is a key element for engaging and relating to others. Your influencing approach is the one you typically use when you are trying to persuade others. Let’s call it your natural way of trying to get things done in the way you want them done. We all tend to have a preference in terms […]

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Taking the “Busy” out of Business – Achieve More by Doing Less

May 6, 2012 | By

I’m sure you’ve wondered at times how you can keep up as your volume of work increases. Business can be stressful as your quantity of e-mails, phone calls, paperwork and meetings grows larger and larger. And increasingly, these days we are measured by the results we deliver, and not the time we’ve spent delivering them. […]

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