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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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Why bother with coaching conversations?

1. They help people think deeply and broadly about any topic brought into the conversation, providing much needed reflective space in the busy world of work. 744 more words

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IoF National Convention 2014: Q&A on Developing Coaching Skills (Part Two)

I am thinking of hiring a coach. What sort of questions should I be asking of coaches? What should I look for in a coach? 779 more words

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Want to develop your coaching skills?

I have pulled together a series of blogs to support people who are starting to develop their coaching skills or who are interested in developing coaching capacity in their workplace. 71 more words

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