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What Do New Parents and First-Time Managers Have in Common?

Leadership expert Scott Blanchard, co-author of The Ken Blanchard Companies’ new First-time Manager learning program, says new managers sometimes approach their first assignment with the same energy new parents have with their first child—a tendency to overreact. 388 more words

Performance Management

Latin America May Lead The World On Gender Diversity By 2025

When it comes to advancing women in business, maybe the world should take a page out of Latin America’s playbook.

While global corporate gender diversity is forecasted to remain relatively flat for the next decade, according to a… 853 more words

Careers

Six Tips for Choosing a Mentor, or a Coach, or Both!

This Coaching Tuesday guest post is by Judith Donin.

I recently found myself sitting beside a young entrepreneur on a flight, and we started chatting. His business was at a crossroads and he was seeking a mentor for help getting unstuck.  556 more words

Communication

Is It Possible to Generate a Plan in a Single Day?

The answer is an unequivocal YES! It IS possible to create a plan of action in a single day, whether individually or as a team. You require focus and discipline to develop the following, which I call the 6 Ms of planning: 193 more words

Business

Working for a Boss Who Isn’t Knowledgeable? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

How can one learn when his boss isn’t knowledgeable? I belong to a human resources team and have been facing situations where my boss either doesn’t give the right answers or doesn’t give an answer at all. 800 more words

Coaching

Use Coaching Skills to Enhance Mentoring Opportunities

Mentoring has become a widely utilized process for just-in-time learning and development in organizations. A mentor is typically a subject matter expert who can provide appropriate direction and support to a team member. 381 more words

Coaching

Do You Have the Leadership Gene?

Management labeled Blake and Henry as star engineers with high leadership potential.  The CEO assigned them to lead high-priority projects, and both distinguished themselves by excelling in executive development programs. 173 more words

New Leader