Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence


Imposter Syndrome, comparison-itis, and many other terms have been coined to describe this phenomenon. When it dents our confidence, and holds us back from maximising our potential we really need to find a way put the comparisons aside and move forward. You can find lots of useful information on how to define, identify and minimise the comparisons – here are my five top tips. This is clearly not an accurate comparison so let’s change our perspective and focus.

Mentoring and Coaching are Just Right, Right Now


make Coaching and mentoring available to all your leaders. They aren’t brand new but mentoring and coaching are under-utilized in comparison to other learning modalities. Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash.

How to Coach Employees and Managers on Career Options


However, I don’t know that I would have appreciated the good ones as much if I didn’t have some bad ones sprinkled in there for comparison. While you’re pondering that, let’s talk about something else: coaching. General Career Advice Coaching

Benefits of the Single-Instrument Assessment Approach


The multiple-position comparison can also be used for individuals who are already within the company to determine their fitness for a lateral move or even a promotion. What if I told you that the same assessment could be used to predict success across a multitude of jobs?

Leadership Truths to Empower Millennial Leaders

The People Equation

As the granddaughter of a farmer, I enjoy comparisons to nature, as long as they’re thoughtfully constructed and don’t stretch the analogy too far. Generational Leadership Authenticity Character Coaching Integrity MentoringThis is one of my favorite quotes from the book.

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work


At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Temporal Comparison and Social Comparison. Most companies tend to favor either comparing employees’ performance against their own previous performance (temporal evaluation) or comparing employees’ performance against each other (social comparison).

Self-Regard: Warts & All

Workplace Psychology

64]), the famine voice (there never is & never will be enough), the comparison voice (compares everything with what others have), the envy voice (being jealous you don’t have what others have), and the bad luck voice (everyone else gets good luck, except you).

Book Review: The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition

Workplace Psychology

A Brief Comparison Between The 5th and 6th Editions: For a short comparison between the 5th and 6th editions, I chose two cases. “The notion that there are only a few great people who can lead others to greatness is just plain wrong.

Performance Ratings Make Employees Less Receptive to Feedback, Study Shows


Managers feel pressure to provide effective coaching, sometimes on an entire year’s worth of work, while balancing the sensitive subjects of salaries and promotions. . The paper, How Temporal and Social Comparisons in Performance Evaluation Affect Fairness Perceptions , was authored by Joel Brockner, Jinseok S. Typically, managers use either temporal or social comparisons to assess the performance of employees.

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Does Women’s Emotional Intelligence Help Us Get Into Leadership?

Inpower Coaching

So maybe a direct comparison is less useful than an assumption that we all have emotional intelligence and that we can all become better at using it. Check out the resources in the InPower Coaching EQ at Work and Soft Skills Research Index. appeared first on InPower Coaching.

How to Monitor and Curb Problematic Attendance


He continues, “At the end of the week/month/quarter, the cost of a nice prize will be nothing in comparison to the amount of work regained on a team.”

How to Respond to Suspicions of Sexual Misconduct In A Doctor’s Office

Workplace Coach

At the same time, reputation damage pales in comparison to the consequences sexually assaulted patient experiences. Articles Coaches Dr. Lynne Curry #advice BULLY Bullying Drama leadership policies Professional Respect work workplaceQ: I work in a medical clinic. A supporting staff member is supposed to work alongside any physician in a room with a sedated female patient, but we’re short-staffed and so this doesn’t always happen.

7 experiments in natural language understanding for CoachBot


CoachBot is a digital coach for teams, that helps teams have the conversations they should be having but maybe aren’t. CoachBot can do that because we read a lot and speak to a lot of experts: lots of books, papers, articles, professors and coaches taught us the fundamentals of teamwork.

Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)


Can you imagine if one of the coaches said—you know, I’ll just wait until after the game is over to give the team feedback on their performance? Ideally, a mid-year performance review takes on another layer of coaching and employee development. 2) Avoid comparisons to peers.

Life Is Stressful: 10 Things To Stop Tolerating

Inpower Coaching

It is our natural tendency to want to know how we stack up to others; it’s not enough to know our own performance, but we also want to know how we’re doing in comparison to other people. The post Life Is Stressful: 10 Things To Stop Tolerating appeared first on InPower Coaching.

TALENT SLANG: "He's the Managerial Equivalent of Tom Thibodeau".

The HR Capitalist

I didn't ask for a comparison, but we had a common interest in basketball and he gave me that one unsolicited. What did he mean with that comparison? Sometimes intake calls need comparisons.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning


To execute a workforce plan effectively, it’s imperative that the latest forecasts from Finance’s budget are brought back into the plan regularly to allow accurate comparison. In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams.

How to Define Your Company’s Culture


Use the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns as a comparison. The same executives, coaches, and players have remained with the team for years, and they’re always in contention for the Super Bowl. The Browns are the complete opposite (sorry Browns fans)—they’ve had a revolving door of coaches and executives, struggle to acquire top players, and haven’t had a winning season in over ten years. . Company culture is everything.

Already using 360 feedback? Here’s how to leverage the data you collect


Because it’s such an effective way to drive peer coaching and better employee performance, there are existing resources to help you build out 360 feedback questions fit for your team. However, remember the purpose of 360 feedback is inherently for employee growth and not a comparison.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning


To execute a workforce plan effectively, it’s imperative that the latest forecasts from Finance’s budget are brought back into the plan regularly to allow accurate comparison. In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning


To execute a workforce plan effectively, it’s imperative that the latest forecasts from Finance’s budget are brought back into the plan regularly to allow accurate comparison. In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams.

How to Talk About Salary—And Why

Cornerstone On Demand

It includes private conversations, coaching, quiet achievements and public acknowledgement. Without everything included in the total reward package, a comparison of base pay may be completely irrelevant. Talking about salary is traditionally a touchy — and taboo — topic.

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When Should You Let Employees Lead Themselves?

The Tim Sackett Project

I like to compare sports coaches to business leaders. I know it’s different, but in so many ways there are great comparisons when it comes to execution, performance, and team dynamics. Coaches are known from time to time to get out the way and let players take over. Player only meetings, player-coaches, etc. What coaches find is that their teams will sometimes stop listening (sound familiar leaders!?), So, have the players be the coach!

Scared of your Next Job Move?

Turning the Corner LLC

A Career Coach will Help You Uncover Your Dream. A Career Coach can be the person to help you. A Career Coach is a professional who can help you find the job you love; an investment you cannot afford to miss. Career Coaching is one of the most fulfilling jobs I’ve had.

11 Ways 360-degree Feedback Can Fall Short


Because of potential misinterpretation, we recommend that all 360-degree feedback be presented to a participant through a debrief that is conducted by a trained coach or manager. We are often asked for “norms” or “benchmarks”—comparisons against other individuals or organizations.

Rewarding Ambition: Determining Compensation Within Your OKR Process


One of the most common questions we get asked as leadership team coaches is how Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) should be used to determine salary, compensation, or bonuses.

Communicating Benefits: 9 Important Emails You Should Send

Tango Health

However—regardless of whether you use a decision support tool or something more like a plan comparison document—let employees know what you are providing. If your organization provides one-on-one coaching via phone and/or chat, announce this option via email.

How Gamification Won

Dave's Weekly Thought

Expelling the G Word Take away the badges, levels and comparisons of Call of Duty to Business Process. Anyone who has ever played a sport knows that if the coach micro-manages, the player will do just enough to stay in the game.

The Best Workday Integration You Never Knew About


The ability to collect that data throughout the course of the year and use those in ongoing one-on-one coaching sessions—we used to call them at BlackBerry “coaching connections”—really enriches the conversation between an employee and a manager.

Our High-Intensity Team Building Day with Shannon Waller


He brought in one of the best Strategic Coach workshop leaders to spend an entire day with us, and we’d like to share a little of what she did that has made such an impact that we’re still talking about it. Second exercise: Kolbe Comparisons.

How to Master the Shift from Performance to Development Management

Digital HR Tech

The so-called ‘ ranking and yanking ’ – the comparison of employees against their colleagues – disappears more and more. Furthermore, coaching techniques could be used to promote the development of employees.

Predictably Irrational: Interactive Tools, Free Bagels and the Power of Appreciation

Working Girl

Everything’s relative: Humans understand and navigate the world by making comparisons. From an HR perspective, it’s naïve to assume people won’t make comparisons regarding their own compensation, benefits, career progress, etc.

Are Your Performance Reviews Ahead Of The Curve Or Just A Box-Ticking Affair?


By way of comparison, if you play sports, feedback is instant when you are on the field – as a result, development and improvement are much faster. Your coach is there to give you direction, offer support, and help you through the challenges.

Leadership Behavior And Conscious Culture

Conscious Culture Group

As a culture consultant and executive coach, I have the pleasure of working with organizational leaders on aligning their behavior to the conscious culture. A great coach will know how to stretch the leader just enough for them to grow and “play in a new sandbox”.

Put Your Performance Data To Work


Using the data to support coaching and discipline events and bring additional credibility to those discussions. A comparison of average overall ratings and average competency ratings for each manager. A comparison of overall, competency, and/or goal level ratings across review periods.