Coaching Story: Donna

Thrive Global

At the end of each chapter of How To Get Out Of Your Own Way , there is a “Coaching Story.”. These are stories and observations that have surfaced during a coaching session; personal stories that have touched me. I asked Donna, “What would you like to get out of the coaching?”.

How to Monitor and Curb Problematic Attendance

FingerCheck

As a company that is passionate about making your workforce management efficient, Fingercheck was designed to provide you with the real-time oversight you need to track your employees’ attendance. Using digital tools you can access online or from your smartphone, you can monitor employees in real-time and identify patterns that need to change. Monitoring attendance. Set up real-time notifications that alert you when employee punches trigger an alert.

Tips For Coaching and Developing Employees Through Failure

Get Hppy

Coaching and developing employees is always important. The first step in order to improve their performance, in any case, is counseling or coaching. When an employee reports to a supervisor, counseling or coaching is an essential part of their interaction. Moreover, coaching also provides positive feedback regarding the contribution of those who work under you. All managers should develop this skill of coaching employees and developing them through failures.

The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

Basically, organizations are realizing that getting everyone up to speed on coaching skills is not just “a nice way to give feedback and develop people” but a major component for more realistically assessing performance and organizational success. Talent development executives have known for some time that existing appraisal systems embody the following characteristics: idiosyncratic rater effect. time-consuming.

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018

Namely

To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve. Annual reviews have become a way of the past as the focus shifts to goal-setting, coaching , and ongoing feedback.

Lawsuit: Former college baseball coach hijacked team Twitter account, created spoof account, bashed school.

The Employer Handbook

But, I’m having a tough time wrapping my head around this one. Yesterday, a college sued its former baseball coach in federal court. Why am I having a tough time wrapping my head around this? And then to let the coach hold the account hostage for weeks?!?!

Maintaining Equanimity in a Time of Collective Weltschmerz

Thrive Global

I inherited this particular quirk from my dear Nana, who wasn’t observant in any traditional religious sense but regarded the Sunday Times Crossword Puzzle as a holy scripture of sorts. It’s a state of being that I aspire to in normal times and one that has even greater appeal in these extraordinary circumstances in which we find ourselves right now. Humankind is coping with a variety of griefs at the same time. Make time for connection with others.

Productivity Journal vs. Time Trackers

Thrive Global

Sometimes this works out, other times they don’t. All of these hacks and techniques are pointless if you first haven’t tracked your time. And, because you’re getting more done in less time, it improves the quality of your personal and professional lives. What Are Time Trackers?

Coaches Corner: Managing Your Micromanager

Thrive Global

Assume best intentions.” – Julia Matakis, Talentedly Leadership Coach. This involves having a difficult conversation to address how you feel about a situation or relationship and to constructively attend to it. Schedule some time with your boss to talk about how things are going. That goes both ways: Timely feedback on behavior from you to your manager: “When you do this, it makes me feel like this”.

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.”.

Professional conferences 101: Get more from employee attendance in 5 steps

Insperity

Attending a professional conference should be much more than a chance for your employees to polish their golf game or get out of the office for a few days. It’s important your employees understand that approval for them to attend an industry event is a sign your organization values them and wants to invest in their career. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference.

How to Build a Coaching Certification Program

Namely

Not only will the leaders attending your learning and development programs thank you, but their direct reports will too. Coaching is one of the most effective skills any leader can have in their wheelhouse, and it is the building-block upon which more advanced leadership development can be built. That’s where coaching comes in—and harnessing the power of questions to reveal people’s potential. Later that week, leaders attended a 2.5

How a Career Coach can Help You with Your Career Planning?

Career Metis

Many of you might think, what is career coaching? How can a coach help me with my career planning ? Well, if you really are not sure about the benefits of an expert job coach, ask yourself the following questions: Are you happy with your job? If yes, you might consider seeking the services of a career coach. Yes, for your dream successful career, you can always depend on a job coach. Ways in which a Career Coach can Help in Career Planning.

What is it Like to Attend The Leadership Challenge Workshop® and Facilitator Training?

FlashPoint

Participants also receive a personalized LPI ® debrief coaching session with a master coach and that time is theirs to use any way they see fit. The experience is rigorous and rewarding : Whether participants attend only the workshop or continue with Facilitator Training, the actual experience starts 3-4 weeks ahead of time with rigorous attention to detail in preparations. An insider’s guide to The Leadership Challenge ® Workshop.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

What is it Like to Attend The Leadership Challenge Workshop?

FlashPoint

Participants also receive a personalized LPI debrief session, or coaching session, with a Certified Master Coach and that time is theirs to use any way they see fit. Experience : Whether participants attend only the workshop or continue with Facilitator Training, the actual experience of the workshop starts 3-4 weeks ahead of time with rigorous attention to detail in preparing the attendees for the experience.

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. Across his career, hockey, and his Everwise experience, Saidachev ’s personal focus remains the same: “ Whether you’re coaching, leading, or just giving advice, remember: it’s about them.” .

How To Support Your Employees During These Changing Times

CakeHR

A good manager or owner will always ask how he can support his employees during these challenging times. As an employer, you can help address these needs by: Paying your employees on time. Remember that your employees rely on you to help them make ends meet — especially during these challenging times. Need to request time-off ? Paperwork takes a lot of valuable time. Provide mentorship and coaching opportunities.

Want to Assemble a Dream Team Like Coach K’s?

HR Daily Advisor

Talking about the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” said by some to be the best collection of sports stars ever assembled, coach Mike Krzyzewski asked 15,000 HR managers, “Wouldn’t you like to have that recruiter?”. Coach K said that he played the “Star-Spangled Banner” to his Olympic team before the games. The second time will be when you’re standing on the podium receiving your gold medals.). Coach K advanced three key concepts that leaders must possess: Adaptability.

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 ? Part of being a great mentor is learning about your direct report; their unique strengths, what drains them, what motivates them, so to ease into coaching, start by asking some simple questions every week: – Are there any obstacles you are facing, and can I help?

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

Are Managers Cutting It As Coaches?

HRExecutive

to attend Aon Hewitt’s Top Companies For Leaders Think Tank. In these conversations, I was struck by how often HR executives returned to the idea of helping managers adopt a “coaching mind-set” as a key component of their companies’ leadership development strategies. Some new data , however, suggests that most organizations haven’t warmed to the concept of making coaches out of managers in the way that “Top Companies” have.

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A Platform for Learning: The Role of a Sponsor in Executive Coaching

Business2Community Leadership

“Yes, my boss fully supports the idea of my receiving executive coaching,” a prospective client answers. Those are great words to hear from a client as she or he begins the exciting journey of executive coaching. As we set the stage for coaching engagements, the boss, who usually serves as the “sponsor” for the coaching, is a critical part of the process. So what is the role of a sponsor in executive coaching? What motivated the decision to pursue coaching?

How Career Re-Entry Programs Are Tackling the Gender Gap One Hire at a Time

Cornerstone On Demand

"These women are ready to re-engage with the workforce and they're excited about it because they've been away for a while—they're taking fewer maternity leaves, their spouses aren't moving for work and they're in a more settled time of their life." The company hires nearly half of the participants as full-time employees following the program.

should a boss attend the funeral for an employee’s family member?

Ask a Manager

If a staff member has a death in their immediate family, would it be appropriate for me to attend the funeral service or the visitation? My spouse feels that my reaction was the exception, not the norm, and most people would feel *off* if a boss (not even their direct boss) showed up during such a personal time. Lots of people would feel tremendously touched by their boss showing up at such a time, and others might prefer privacy.

Defend Your Time & Productivity With These Valuable Tips

Dr. Nadine

It’s distractions and anything that threatens your most valuable resource, your time. Warren Buffet is one of many successful leaders who are vigilant about protecting their time. He explains, “You’ve gotta keep control of your time and you can’t unless you say no. You need to be able to unapologetically say “no” when your colleagues attempt to infringe on your time. As a leader, you know that email is one of your biggest time sinks.

Is the Holiday Season ?the Right Time For A Little Self-Care?

Thrive Global

The question that has been on everyone’s mind in the last few weeks: What are your survival tips for managing both time and energy for the holiday season? Community author change your behavior Entrepreneur guide Leadership relaxation selfcare speaker wellbeing coach

How the Acceptance of Community led to Acceptance of Self

Thrive Global

I would spend so much time trying to figure out who I needed to be for people to accept me. For the first time, I felt safe to be me. Our minds are incredibly powerful.

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. For employees, data-based calibration will give everyone what they deserve: full access to find meaning in their work and receive the feedback, training, coaching, and opportunity to succeed.

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).

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. For employees, data-based calibration will give everyone what they deserve: full access to find meaning in their work and receive the feedback, training, coaching, and opportunity to succeed.

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.

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. For employees, data-based calibration will give everyone what they deserve: full access to find meaning in their work and receive the feedback, training, coaching, and opportunity to succeed.

Chasing Greatness Left Me Exhausted

Thrive Global

Last week I was honored to attend the premiere of motivational guru Lewis Howes’ new documentary film entitled Chasing Greatness. It took me a good bit of time to muster the enthusiasm to engage in the world again. Certainly in the days after spending time in the presence of greatness.

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.

Did USC’s alcohol-related firing of its former head football coach violate the law?

The Employer Handbook

Back in October, the University of Southern California fired Steve Sarkisian, its head football coach. Nathan Fenno at the LA Times recaps Mr. Sarkisian’s claims here. An example of a reasonable accommodation would be a flexible work schedule to allow a recovering alcoholic to attend AA meetings. The Daily Beast, among others, reported that USC fired Mr. Sarkisian after an incident where he appeared drunk during a speech at a USC event.

What You Should Know About Leadership Development Training

Workplace Psychology

The second mistake is a tendency to try to cram too much content into the training and expecting participants who attend the leadership development program to instantly become an instant expert or a “leader” (i.e., In some ways, they treat it like a hot dog eating contest — the faster and more you consume in the allotted time the better. They will form an important role in raising trainee’s expectations before they attend.

employee lied about coronavirus to get time off work, coworker sprayed Lysol at me, and more

Ask a Manager

She was given two weeks of paid time off. Policy is not to ask for doctor’s notes or documentation for time off for illness or bereavement unless it is extreme circumstances. I’m two semesters away from completing my master’s and my manager (who is also the CEO) is insisting he’ll be attending and bringing the staff. But he’s continued to say it and is insisting that I tell him the day, venue, and time. It’s five answers to five questions.

What Are Your Boundaries At Work?

HR Ringleader

Block off time to think – It may sound crazy, but you’ll find that having 30 minutes or an hour each day to think through what you’re facing is an excellent way to slow the pace to a more manageable level. This practice also enables you to have quiet, focused time for any large project or strategic initiative. Set boundaries on what times you will be available for colleagues. The thing I love most about the Internet is the availability of information.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

In a webinar with over 900 first-time managers, The Ken Blanchard Companies asked people to list their biggest challenge when they made the leap from individual contributor. Making the leap from “leading one’s self” to “leading others” is of keen interest to me, so I reached out to the Blanchard Companies for more information on their new program for first time managers. This was the most-cited challenge that people attending the Blanchard webinar faced.