Five Tips to Being an Effective Performance Coach

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 03:38 PM

If you have agreed to act as performance coach for someone who is working on his or her performance development, support this person any way you can. Outlined below are several ways to be an effective performance coach.
 

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Make Effective Hiring Decisions

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 03:35 PM

Behavioral Interviewing will help you make the best decisions when it comes to hiring and selection.   A key principle is that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. So you want to identify the key behaviors needed in the job and then ask interviewing questions designed to find out how well the candidate was able to demonstrate that behavior in the past.

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Enhancing Accountability on a Team

By Susan Cullen on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 @ 01:44 PM

Accountability at work means being held accountable for your actions, not pointing the finger at others when something goes wrong.  If something needs to be done, whether it is your responsibility or not, it's important to not wait for direction to take action.  Take the initiative and as Nike says "Just Do It!" Leaders need specific Interpersonal Leadership Skills to help create a culture that encourages and engaged accountable workforce.

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4 Indicators That it’s Time to Provide Leadership Training

By Susan Cullen on Thu, Oct 02, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

As a business professional, you may be under the impression that your business is running like a “well-oiled machine” and supervisors are up to par on everything they need to effectively manage team members. On the flip-side, many people in a leadership position also know that it takes a special skillset to lead others effectively.  Most new managers actually feel very ill-equipped in their role as a new supervisor. Aside from these managers and supervisors stepping forward to request further training, there may be other telling factors within your company that indicate that it is time to consider options for advanced fundamental leadership training. Here are a few:

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How to Boost Employee Development with Mentoring

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 @ 10:24 PM

Every industry—and in fact, most every company—has a unique set of needs when it comes to recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent. But across the board, employee development can be bolstered by a common support: mentoring.

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Five Levels of Delegation

By Susan Cullen on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 @ 08:48 AM

When you are in a leadership position it is very important to learn how to delegate to others. It isn't always easy or you may not be willing to give up some of your responsibilities.  However, it is mandatory in order to achieve your own goals while also developing your staff.   Below please find 5 levels of delegation.  The level you choose will depend on the willingness and ability of the employee:

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Stress in the Workplace - How to Cope

By Susan Cullen on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 @ 11:25 AM

A lot is going on in the world today.  Not only is the world moving faster for everyone, but the need for stress management is almost universal.  People have more on their plates than ever before, many people are worried about job security right now and those left in their jobs have a lot of demands placed on them - but there are things you can do to handle your stress better.

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Leadership Training - 7 Essential Skills Leaders Need Today

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 @ 11:22 AM


People respect leaders, and the inspiration they generate. Despite the massive shifts in today's business plan, one key success factor remains con
stant: leadership. Unlocking the leadership potential of your employees will drive your company to leadership in its industry. According to the Association of Talent Development, organizations spend an average of $1,229 per employee on learning.  The majority of those dollars are spent on Leadership Training.  To maximize the return on your learning investment for leaders, we've identified the 7 most essential skills leaders need to be adept at in today's world, as follows:

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Create an Innovative Corporate Culture - Recorded Webinar

By Susan Cullen on Fri, Nov 15, 2013 @ 09:02 AM

On October 30th we offered this complimentary webinar "5 Ways Training and Development Can Help Create An Innovative Culture". View the webinar below:

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Guide to Interpersonal Communication Skills at Work

By Susan Cullen on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 10:02 AM

We are not all the same and we don’t all approach things the same way. When you learn about behavioral styles, the end result is that you can better lead people and realize what motivates them as unique individuals.

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