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Flow-Based Coaching

Center for Coaching

Coaches are often asked to help organizations effectively tackle disengagement and foster a high level of engagement in work activities. Engagement is both a good source of health and well-being and a key driver of productivity and creativity. by Qing (Helen) Yan.

7 Books Every Manager Should Read in 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a resolution that's both personally and professionally fulfilling: Read more books. Well, you're in luck. We compiled a list of our top books for reinvigorating your workplace and inspiring others, thinking back on our own favorites reads and interviewing entrepreneurs, leaders and talent experts across industries for their go-to recommendations. Winning Well breaks down those barriers and provides usable ideas, action plans and advice.


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3 Great Leadership Books

Conscious Culture Group

As an executive coach, I am often asked by my clients for books that will provide them with tools or insights into specific development topics. The right book can shape how a leader thinks and how they will lead. I hope this blog inspires you to read or listen to more books.

Book Review – LEAD NOW!: A Personal Leadership Coaching Guide for Results-Driven Leaders (2nd ed.)

Workplace Psychology

As a matter of fact, if you were to compare the two editions, the second edition is a fresh, different, and much improved book. Some customers may complain, while others may, in fact, be very strong and loyal supporters and brand ambassadors of your company, products, and/or services.

3 Ways You Can Win Back Productivity Against Distracting Coworkers

Dr. Nadine

Employees may not be cognizant of the fact that their behavior is not appreciated or well-received by you or others. I have authored two books, The Art of Executive Coaching and Stress-less Leadership , and maintain a regular blog. Workplaces are magnets for distractions.

3 Ways You Can Win Back Productivity Against Distracting Coworkers

Dr. Nadine

Employees may not be cognizant of the fact that their behavior is not appreciated or well-received by you or others. I have authored two books, The Art of Executive Coaching and Stress-less Leadership , and maintain a regular blog. Workplaces are magnets for distractions.

An Entrepreneur’s Book Guide for 2022

Thrive Global

Finding a good book is one of my most time-consuming (yet rewarding) activities. Your personal well-being deeply impacts your leadership and the growth of your company. This book builds on the premise that the average lifespan is about 4,000 weeks.

Book Review — Promotions Are So Yesterday by Julie Winkle Giulioni

Workplace Psychology

” However, in another book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go , Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni did provide a definition: “Career development is nothing more than helping others grow.

This Is the Difference Between Being Productive and Being Busy

Thrive Global

Let’s all be honest here: we’re confusing being productive with being busy. I’ve learned that the really great stuff in life—the true growth and breakthroughs—come after periods of time when we’re productive. And people who are busy often are the least productive.

5 Inspiring Examples of Coaching And Mentoring in the Workplace


Coaching and mentoring serve as learning tools in the workplace that can lead to empowering your employees. Mentoring and coaching increase the confidence and the interpersonal skills of the mentor and the mentee. Benefits of Coaching and Mentoring. Productivity Mentoring.

The Best New Books on Employee Engagement


Books are a great way to obtain just that from thought leaders and influencers. In fact, one study of nearly 2,000 professionals found that 42% felt more confident doing their job after reading books on a related subject. Engaged employees means productive, loyal employees. With that in mind, we’ve listed below five of the latest and greatest employee engagement books that every leader should read: 1. Sound interesting but your short on time to read the whole book?

6 Brilliant Books I Read in 2019 on Personal Growth, Empathy, and Living a Happier Life

Thrive Global

People who follow me on Instagram know that I’ve made it a point to read at least one book a month in 2019. These books were inspiring , thought-provoking, and game-changing. If you were curious about the full list of books I read in 2019, you can read all about them in this post.

10 Books We Read This Year That Changed Our Perspective

Thrive Global

As we approach the last couple weeks of 2021, we’re taking this time to reflect on the books we read this year that changed our outlook. We asked our Thrive contributors to share the books that shifted their perspective this year. That was until I read this book.

Virtual leadership coaching: How to assess and coach for success


With the widespread prevalence and acceptance of remote work , senior managers are confronting a fresh challenge with frontline managers: How to tackle virtual leadership coaching? How virtual leadership coaching can challenge and benefit managers. Coaching is a skill.

5 Company Culture Books to Inspire You & Your Team


I decided to tap into that by asking my teammates to share their favorite “company culture book” (really any book that inspires great company culture). Sure enough they delivered, because it’s never too late to bring back the good old book report: Turn the Ship Around! This is an uplifting book that explains how the givers in the world generally come out ahead of the takers, despite appearances to the contrary. and former SVP of Products at Google).

7 Goal-Achieving Tips from Top Coach Mike Koenigs

Thrive Global

I had the chance to interview Gay and learned so much that I decided to reach out to Mike as well! That means he became very successful selling products from the stage and was able to raise his prices as he gained more experience. It’s not just about products or tangible items.

Book Summary & Review — Anxiety at Work: 8 Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty, and Get Stuff Done by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

Workplace Psychology

According to Adrian Gostick, one of the main reasons for writing the book had to do with his (now) 25-year-old son, Anthony (Tony) Gostick, who had been struggling with anxiety since high school and had always wanted his dad to write about this topic.

15 Books That Brought Us Meaning and Joy This Year

Thrive Global

And amidst all the stress and uncertainty we faced in 2020, we also leaned into books to bring us joy and inspire us to be more resilient. We asked our Thrive community to share one book they loved this year, and why it was so impactful and meaningful.

20 Best HR Books for Human Resources Professionals


Here’s a list of 20 great HR books that have the power to transform both you and your organization. Why it made our list of top HR books: What’s more important than deeply understanding the business value that HR brings? Why it made our list of top HR books: Unconscious bias is real.

Lead Yourself and Influence Others through Leaderfluence

Center for Coaching

Leaderfluence, by certified coach Mike Kelly, can help you define success, clarify priorities, set/act on meaningful goals and build the future you want. Kelly has a passion for helping business leaders and wrote Leaderfluence to share productive habits that have worked for him.

10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs


Considering the improvements made to the health and well-being of a workplace, and the amount of time we spend at our workplaces, it makes sense to foster workplace wellness programs. Not only does it affect the productivity output of team members, but it makes them feel good in all areas of life—including work. As the world of work progresses, one of the signs of a top-notch employer will be the quality of their workplace wellness program. Wellness challenges.

Does your company need a “values coach”?

Thrive Global

When I first booked a consultation with a “values coach” I was apprehensive. I’d heard about other leaders who swore by them — from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Eric Schmidt — but I’d never had a professional coach myself. What did a values coach even do, anyway?

Marketing Plan Outline for a Coaching Business

Center for Coaching

Provided as an outline for you to write your marketing plan for your coaching business, this includes areas to cover and explanations on what to include. . Target Market – include their demographics as well as their reasons for buying. Description – describe what you offer succinctly and include your bio with education, coach training, and experience. Products – describe what is available and how it is purchased.

The Top 13 HR Books That Every Professional Needs to Read


Whether you’re in recruiting, human resources or people operations, this list helps you to go beyond the seemingly mundane and tedious day-to-day and dive into thought leadership that can help in cultivating a positive and productive work environment. From motivating employees, to retention strategies and shaping a company’s culture, here is a quick list of 13 HR books we think should be top of mind for any People professional when it comes to offseason reading.


Center for Coaching

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s book, The Power of Positive Thinking , was published over 40 years ago and it continues to sell well because it contains such a universal truth: the attitudes we hold help to shape the reality we experience. by Dr. Tony Alessandra.

Read this Book! “Originals” Explores the Nature of Originality with a Great Read-Across to Career Development


While the book explores the value and nature of originality in all aspects of life, much of Grant’s insights are especially valuable in the context of career development. It’s not about entering the marketplace first with a product, service or idea. The post Read this Book!

11 Must-Read People and Culture Books for People Pros


We’ve put together a list of the top people and culture books that offer unique perspectives on how to make the employee experience the best it can be for your people. Take a look through this list — you might just find your next must-read P&C book! Books for motivating managers. This is an important guide for people and culture professionals who mediate difficult interactions and coach managers on better methods of team management. Books on company culture.

This Is the Difference Between Being Productive and Being Busy

Thrive Global

Let’s all be honest here: we’re confusing being productive with being busy. I’ve learned that the really great stuff in life—the true growth and breakthroughs—come after periods of time when we’re productive. And people who are busy often are the least productive.

Why Seem Busy When You Can Be Present, Productive, And Available?

Thrive Global

It sent off a signal that you were in demand and doing well. Because free-time was, well, free (i.e. But, with our office in the living room, it became much clearer that all this busyness was making us less productive, and keeping us away from people and projects we were looking forward to spending time with. A nd, there is a secret to being productive but not busy. Do you remember when the standard answer to ‘how are you doing?’ was “So crazy busy!”

Find a Wellness Account That Works With You

Benefit Resource Inc.

Companies are increasingly recognizing the importance of promoting employee wellness. A Wellness Account is a type of personalized Specialty Account that provides employees with funds or reimbursement for activities like fitness courses, yoga sessions, and more! Although many companies offer wellness benefits of some kind, a Specialty Account for wellness and fitness allows employers to combine benefits into one plan for smooth implementation and ease of access.

A New Key to Productivity?

Thrive Global

You’re probably well versed in the pitfalls of working internationally and time zone differences. Asynchronous communication gives everyone permission to work more productively. Data demonstrates that remote workers are more productive.

The Executive Coaching Tips You Need To Know

Dr. Nadine

Executive coaching has enjoyed a massive boom over the past 5 years. Executive coaching is making a mark on most companies and many top tier executive careers. But what exactly is executive coaching? I call it the Executive Coaching Hierarchy of Needs.

13 Workplace Wellness Challenge Ideas To Try In 2021


Did you know it’s a proven fact that keeping your employees fit and strong both physically and mentally keeps them the most productive? Most employees spend nearly all of their time at work, which may cause difficulties in maintaining or building wellness habits to stay fit and healthy.

Routines: A Habit Of Highly Productive People

Thrive Global

Highly productive people understand the importance of practices and use them to boost their productivity. So if you’re looking to boost your productivity levels, start by thinking about the routines you could implement to support your success.

23 Books Every Executive Assistant Should Read


23 Books Every Executive Assistant Should Read. Executive Assistants (EAs) looking to boost their careers and refine on-the-job skills can find everything they need and more in this carefully curated list of Executive Assistant books. We classified the books according to the skills most critical to an Executive Assistant’s success. Many of these book suggestions came straight from our Facebook group for Executive Assistants! Books that cultivate resourcefulness.

Ten Books to Develop Your Career in 2020

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Dave Stark, Product Marketing Manager. Part of career growth is continual learning and to help give a path to that, below are ten solid books for someone looking for new ideas to help build their career.

Book Review: The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition

Workplace Psychology

This paragraph succinctly sums up the book: “The Leadership Challenge is about how leaders mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done in organizations. The fifth edition (2012) marked the 25th anniversary of the book and the sixth edition (2017) marks the 30th anniversary. It is remarkable how The Leadership Challenge and The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model have withstood the test of time and continue to be so well received.

Is your employee wellness program up to par?


In the last few years especially, employee wellness programs have soared in prominence. As a result, increasing numbers of employees consider their wellness to be equally important as traditional priorities such as job stability, salary and benefits.

The Many Benefits of Coaching Employees

Workplace Psychology

Coaching is helping another person reach higher levels of effectiveness by creating a dialogue that leads to awareness and action.” When an employee has the skills and ability to complete the task at hand, but for some reason is struggling with the confidence, focus, motivation, drive, or bandwidth to be at their best, coaching can help.” In the classic coaching book, Coaching for Performance (2009), the late John Whitmore described numerous benefits of coaching.

A guide to coaching: Is one to one or team coaching for you?


A guide to coaching: one to one vs team coachingCoaching is about connecting with people, inspiring them to do their best, and helping them to grow.” Ed Batista , executive coach and instructor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. For both teams and individuals coaching will help with learning, growth and improving performance. Individual coaching is well known and common practice within many businesses, particularly with members of the executive team.