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The Importance of Rapport in Coaching

http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/importance-building-rapport-coaching-programmes/188999

Interesting read for managers who coach others but also for Teaching and Learning Coaches who are supporting colleagues.

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My Apologies to the First Team I Supervised

Last weekend friends and I went to a restaurant and our conversation was interrupted by a child.  You’ve seen it yourself; sweaty, scrunched up face; flailing  legs and arms and screeching that digs down just like a dentist’s drill.   395 more words

Supervisory Skills

I bet you're not as smart as you think you are

So you think you’re smart.  You make logical well balanced decisions, and don’t let your intuition get in the way of logic.  That’s you: business minded, professional you might say. 675 more words

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How not to delegate.

As Christmas approaches and stores fill up with scary amounts of extra stock that they hope will all magically vanish by Christmas Eve, I find myself thinking about the time when I was put in charge of stock ordering for a major business.   681 more words

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Disengaged or disenchanted at work? Join the crowd.

Here’s a depressing statistic to make your weekend.  According to Gallup research of the American workplace (25 million respondents to date):

“Of the approximately 100 million people in America who hold full-time jobs, 30 million (30%) are engaged and inspired at work, so we can assume they have a great boss. 657 more words

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What to do with poor performers

I’m not a golfer.  I’ve played a few times and never seemed to be able to connect properly.

I once teed off on the first hole and the ball went rocketing sideways and I am told ended up ricocheting around in the clubroom lobby. 519 more words

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