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.

Carrie Murray Explains How to Combat Comparison Syndrome

Thrive Global

Coach Kyle kept repeating it, and I realized he was absolutely correct. CM: Stress brings out my comparison syndrome, judgment, and self-doubt, so the worst place to spend time when I am feeling those emotions is a space that screams, “Look at me and what I’m doing!”

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

Listening is Essential in a Coaching Culture

Center for Coaching

When you listen well, are open and accepting, then you are prepared to engage in a coaching culture. During coach training , specific insights and listening techniques are taught. In comparison, coaching uses listening and questioning to empower thinking, brainstorm, explore, and choose. Listening is one of the most important tasks to excel in: really hearing what is said and at the same time what is really meant, too.

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.

Book Review – Compass: Your Guide For Leadership Development And Coaching

Workplace Psychology

[From CCL’s description of the book]: An essential book on leadership development and coaching, Compass is the go-to reference to help you—and the people you develop—provide the leadership needed in any circumstance to galvanize teams, groups and entire organizations.

Coaching in your Learning and Development Program


The Role of Coaching in your Learning and Development Program. So, let’s lay the groundwork with some comparisons. The comparisons do not just end there. That is where coaching comes in. Your great learning program could be even greater with just a little coaching.

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Progress Without Even Realizing It, According to a Life Coach

Thrive Global

After six years of coaching hundreds of people, you’d be surprised by how many individuals I have worked with who are not in touch with their desires at all. Comparison will never lead us to the progress we desire.

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).

From Zero To Hero

Thrive Global

Moreover, I appreciate hearing the evidenced growth of my guest from the timing of their initial interview in comparison to the second and in some cases, even their third interview and guest appearance on Living Fearlessly with Lisa McDonald.

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).

Are you really worth the money you think you are?

Business Management Daily

Q: “Even though I am a top performer, my pay is low based on market comparisons. Your Office CoachTo be smart about my career, I believe that I should refuse to accept this mediocre salary. If I’m offered a standard 5% raise, how do I say, ‘Thanks, but I’m worth more than that. What can you do to bring my pay up to market level?’” Underpaid. The post Are you really worth the money you think you are? appeared first on Business Management Daily.

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.

Navigating Seasonal Stress, One Breath at a time

Thrive Global

It is also the parents managing the comparison complexes of their children – managing their expectations in a society that is currently vomiting plastic toys at every turn in the supermarkets. Social media doesn’t help, as we can move into comparison mode and a negative thought pattern.

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.

Unapologetically Me

Thrive Global

However, we also know how it can so easily lead to negative emotions and a strong sense of “comparison-itis” as we are inexorably drawn to compare our current status with that which we see online. We all know how much pleasure social media can bring.

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.

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.

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.

How to Modernize Employee Development for Today’s Workplace


Be a Coach and Not a Manager. In comparison, a coach provides support and encouragement. While a manager tells you what to do, a coach gives you the training and support you need to find your own way. When it comes to employee development, you need to have a coaching mentality most of the time. In addition, people tend to respond better to coaches. . There is a reason why most people turn to a coach or a teacher when they want to learn something new.

7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019


This piece also provides an in-depth comparison of the top 20 employee engagement software platforms on the market. “What do you want to be when you grow up?”. A fireman! A rooster! (I I actually said this.). As children, we were asked this question over and over again.

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.

Moving From Feedback To Feedforward

Jason Lauritsen

Perception of negative social comparison or being treated unfairly have been shown to trigger a brain response similar to physical pain. Work is frequently designed like a big social game of comparison to our peers. Coaching is fundamentally about switching from feedback to feedforward.

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 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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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.