Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership

Workplace Psychology

NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the author throughout the post. I never thought I would be reading and reviewing a book by Jon Gordon. The simple reason is that I’m not a fan of books written in a fable format. The Seed — referenced 1 time; pp.

3 Key Learnings From HCI’s 2018 Performance Coaching & Development Conference

Reflektive

Human Capital Institute’s popular performance management event in Chicago underwent a bit of a face lift this year starting with a new name: the HCI Performance Coaching & Development Conference. We saw that ‘performance innovation’ was a popular way of talking about that two or three years ago, but as organizations move towards a model of continuous conversation and development, experts are framing this as performance coaching instead of performance management.”.

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all my 2015 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

For most of 2015, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I love and think everyone else should read. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’ve just long-standing favorites. Yes, this is the book that led to the mini-series of the 80s, and that might turn you off. I adore this book.

From Coach to Manager to Leader: How Yev Saidachev Made the Transition

Everwise

As a manager of sales development at AppDynamics , Saidachev devotes his time to helping his team succeed in opening conversations with prospects and advancing their careers. As a lifelong hockey player, he now coaches youth hockey to give players the same team experiences he had.

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

15Five

Help your managers be better coaches. Most managers have been told that they should be a great coach to their employees, but what does that really mean ? Books and seminars don’t just have to be about business.

Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems: A Book Review of Collaborative Intelligence By Richard Hackman

Conversation Matters

In this post, I am reviewing his last book (he died in 2013) in which he turned his in-depth understanding to study teams in US intelligence agencies. Hackman’s book is filled with practical understanding about teams. 10 percent to depend on the leader’s hands-on, real-time coaching. .

Growing Leaders During Chaotic Times Roundup

Sounding Board

There is no doubt that we are living in chaotic times. It was with this thought in mind that we put on the “ Growing Leaders During Chaotic Times ” event. We had over 130+ people in attendance, moderated by myself (Christine Tao, Founder of Sounding Board) and featuring fantastic speakers such as Dolores Bernardo (Head of Learning, AirBnB), Darren Shimkus (GM, Udemy for Business) and Cynthia Owyoung (Founder, Breaking Glass Forums, ex Github/Yahoo).

coworker hasn’t touched his work in months, dealing with an obnoxious book club member, and more

Ask a Manager

I believe he is working another job while he collects his full-time salary from our employer — flying under the radar, presumably — until he gets caught. Dealing with a domineering book club member. I run a book club at the library and it is about 15 members strong (great for a small rural town). Remember last month’s letter about the fired employee who was going to attend the company party as his colleague’s plus-one? It’s five answers to five questions.

Coaching Employees: 5 Steps to Making It More Effective

Insperity

The key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Initially, it will take extra time – the whole “teach a man to fish” process versus just “catch a man a fish.” Follow these five steps to make your coaching and feedback process more effective. Then, it’s time to talk to your employees and set goals together. Talk about a deadline and indicate how important the timing may (or may not) be to the success of the project.

A Book That Will Blow Your Mind About How to Make Use of The Knowledge in Organizations: A Review of An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Conversation Matters

A remarkable book! . And what is most remarkable is that these are not organizations coached by the authors, rather each organization has independently come to the idea of the need to continuously develop their people.

Brittany Gilman: “Respect others; their time, their humanity”

Thrive Global

Brittany is a former professional athlete, strength and conditioning coach, and current CEO of BG Sports Enterprises and Soccer Agent. GPA Brittany decided to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was a member of the CU Snowboard team and competed in halfpipe in multiple professional circuits including the US Grand Prix, Vans Triple Crown, the Olympic Trials and more. Lead by Coach Pete Carol, the Trojans were pursuing their third national championship.

Author Amanda Dobra Hope: ?How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times?

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about “How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Dobra Hope. is a vision-holder, bridge builder, evolutionary teacher, author, speaker, and holistic life coach. in these times)?

Strong Leadership Starts With Your Mindset

Thrive Global

We all knew kids at school who were natural leaders, they hadn’t completed a leadership training or attended any workshops, yet wherever they stood in the playground broodily looking on, other children would surround them like bees to a honeypot.

coworker is bringing daily gifts to our team lead, coaching a combative employee, and more

Ask a Manager

She’s had documented attendance and performance issues and has been placed on a PIP. Considering the timing of when the gift was given, it’s likely she hasn’t since it was late on a Friday night when all the department managers were gone for the week. Coaching a combative, negative employee. She has an us vs them mentality when it comes to management and often times takes a combative approach when discussing employee issues, policy changes, updates, or general feedback.

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Kate Raidt & Dr. Ely Weinschneider

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about “How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents” I had the pleasure to interview Kate Raidt. She was the Director of Marketing for a large corporate company for the past 8 years before recently launching her own coaching business KateRaidt.com.

How Running 100 km Ultra marathon helped me recover from stress and anxiety

Thrive Global

People congratulated me as I reached the official last checkpoint, but when I told a woman at the CP7 that I got lost for a km, she advised me to be with someone and not be alone at this point of time in the race. It was one of the most fascinating Q&A, I attended.

7 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence and Become a More Empathetic Leader

Thrive Global

Sounds a little woo-woo, but it’s really just common sense, similar to airline attendants instructing us to put on our own oxygen masks before helping others. She coaches her clients on this aspect and it’s a game changer. “If Wisdom Book Excerpt businesses Confidence Empathy leader

Traveling During a Pandemic: The Customer Experience is Anything But Consistent

Root

Because of my rigorous travel schedule, I spend a lot of time interacting with the frontline folks in the travel and hospitality industry. For the first time in my career, I booked a first-class ticket. I usually get upgraded because of my status, but I didn’t want to risk being in a tightly packed coach seat for this trip. The Highs Were High … I intentionally booked a hotel promoting new sanitation standards, and the stay did not disappoint.

Traveling During a Pandemic: The Customer Experience is Anything But Consistent

Root

Because of my rigorous travel schedule, I spend a lot of time interacting with the frontline folks in the travel and hospitality industry. For the first time in my career, I booked a first-class ticket. I usually get upgraded because of my status, but I didn’t want to risk being in a tightly packed coach seat for this trip. The Highs Were High … I intentionally booked a hotel promoting new sanitation standards, and the stay did not disappoint.

8 ways HR can help develop better managers

Qualtrics HR

Here’s how your HR department can support your goal of coaching and developing managers to become the best leaders they can be. Giving new managers specific support in this way can help build their confidence in leading others for the first time. Develop person-specific coaching plans.

These Are the Biggest Lessons I Learned From Starting My Own Small Business

Thrive Global

A few minutes later, she came by again and said, “You do so much for others, it’s time someone does something for you.” As someone who was still measuring the Scotch packing tape to prevent going over budget, $1,000 was a huge push for my business at the time.

Future Friday: Helping CEOs change

OmegaHR Solutions

Consultant and writer Laura Garnett wrote an article in Forbes based on an interview with Maynard Webb , who serves or has served on the boards of Yahoo and Salesforce and has written the book Rebooting Work. Help your CEO become a leader for the year 2020.

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“Have 20 minutes of quiet ‘me-time’ a day.” with Sarah Morris and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

Have 20 minutes of quiet ‘me-time’ a day. Sarah Morris is a qualified performance coach and career coach. In my early twenties, I spent a lot of time as a backpacker, travelling all over the world and often volunteering in different jobs in different countries. I spent four fabulous years in Nairobi, Kenya, before spending some time as a teacher-trainer in Sierra Leone, and then on to Cuba and the Cayman Islands, where I am currently residing.

No More Pencils, No More Books: The Decline Of The Corporate Classroom

SAP Innovation

There was a time when formal classroom learning was just about the only option a company had for employee training. But the times, they are a-changin’. “In Workers will attend fewer scheduled classes and online training sessions.”.

HOW WE TRAMPLE ON OUR OWN BOUNDARIES EVERY DAY ? AND 4 WAYS TO STOP!

Thrive Global

That is time I can’t get back. All the gourmet dinners entertaining clients and attending networking events featuring cocktails and appetizers as “dinner” was putting my health off-kilter, but business was good, and finances were flowing. Pick up the book and give it a read.

#SHEROproject National Beauty Expert Michelle Phillips Inspiring Story

Thrive Global

Imagine that moment when society no longer requires us to wear a mask, not the dress up kind, but rather the false image we often times feel forced to portray to satisfy and be accepted by others. My Dad left my Mom and every time I went to visit him he would criticize me.

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Eric Fontanot

Thrive Global

It is important to spend as much intentional time as possible nurturing, teaching, discipling and most importantly loving my daughter. The time we have as parents to influence and build up our children is so short in comparison to their lives without our direct influence, so the ability to impress the benefit of experiences, life lessons, mistakes, successes and failures as a parent must be taken advantage of with conscious intentionality.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay

Ceridian

Develop leaders to be coaches. Sandra has an executive coaching certificate from Royal Roads University. First Credit Union integrates “the coach approach” into all its one-to-one and performance discussions. The coach approach is all about asking the right questions and enabling employees to discover their own accomplishments and areas of improvement. But, as pointed out in a recent post on Fast Company by Renee Robertson, coaching is not criticism.

How to Rise Above Your Fear of Success

Dr. Nadine

She was so eager to secure the position, which was opportunely vacant at the time, that she paid out of her pocket to retain me as her executive coach. As the first member of her family to attend college, she had always been a high achiever and somewhat of an outlier in her family.

“When we take the time to deepen our understanding of ourselves, we expand our capacity for compassion and understanding towards others” with Eliza Kingsford

Thrive Global

When we take the time to deepen our understanding of ourselves, we expand our capacity for compassion and understanding towards others. I have heard it said many times that the things that we are triggered by in others are really triggered for the things we don’t accept in ourselves.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. Here are just a few: Employees don’t have time to get their other work done. ” All the time! Speaking of time… it doesn’t end when it’s over.

Exposing and Easing Fear in Lawyering

Thrive Global

For a large part of my legal career, I was scared most of the time. I interviewed her about her career as a litigator, law professor and her excellent new book, “Untangling Fear in Lawyering.” Community lawyer coach Lawyers lawyerwellbeing overcoming lawyer burnout

Going Through Your No’s Before Getting to Your Yes

Workplace Psychology

One day before my daughter’s Christmas program, I took an afternoon flight from Dallas to northern California, ate dinner there at the hotel the company had booked for me, checked my email for instructions from the company, called my wife, and went to bed.

How To Get Out Of A Work Slump

Thrive Global

Even the most motivated employees can experience difficult times at work and become disengaged. Apart from reasons like these (or the fact that it may be time for a career change), you might be experiencing what psychologists call hedonistic adaptation (also known as the hedonistic treadmill).

Leadership Mindset Matters Most in a Crisis

HR Daily Advisor

Hinden, PhD, PCC, President, Managance Consulting & Coaching. It was a frightening, stressful, and exhausting time. Register today for this timely HR event. Strategic HR 2016 Managance Consulting Coaching Miami South Floridaby Denice R.