The Power of Identifying and Engaging Your Hidden Influencers

By Beth Wilkins, Ph.D. and Natalia Smith Early in my career, an insightful mentor taught me that formal leaders are in charge but not in control. After ten acquisitive years at Oracle, I realized how accurate this axiom was. My role as an organizational effectiveness consultant gave me a front row seat to senior leaders’ […]

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Without Coaching and Goal-setting, Your 360 Degree Feedback Process is a Waste of Time and Money

Feedback is a vital part of performance, growth, and development. Understanding ourselves and how we interact with others helps us to understand the impact we have on those around us. The perceptions of others within our circle of influence, whether those perceptions are accurate or inaccurate, determine our level of success. Regardless of the accuracy […]

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Video: 5 Tips for Coaching Employees and Providing Feedback

We can all become better listeners and learn to facilitate more productive conversations. Watch our 5 tips for coaching employees and providing feedback. View the Infographic More on employee coaching and providing feedback: Webinar: 360-degree Feedback Coaching Best Practices Podcast: 360-degree Feedback Coaching Best Practices Blog: When Does Coaching Work?    

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Infographic: 5 Tips for Coaching Employees and Providing Feedback

Download the PDF version of the Infographic 1. Define Your Role as a coach Create a safe environment. Help them define and verbalize their answers, directions, and actions. 2. Be curious. Seek to understand. “Tell me more.” “What’s happening?” 3. Observe What is Heard and Seen Focus on just the facts. Share what you observe, […]

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Podcast: Transition Into Management – Part 1

The transition into management can sometimes be difficult for new leaders. In EP007 Leadership Intelligence Podcast – Transition Into Management Part 1, DecisionWise COO and author, Matthew Wride, talks about what it takes to make the management transition successful. Learn about the five Ps of transitioning into management, motivations for moving into management, 10 myths […]

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Leadership Coaching: What type? Who gets it? Who does it?

Coaching is becoming one of the most effective and important activities for developing leaders in organizations. In fact, a recent poll conducted by ASTD found that 47 percent of all respondents ranked coaching and feedback as most critical to their organization’s success in the next three years. Download 360-degree feedback survey sample. Many organizations recognize […]

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