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The Five Faces of a “False Advocate”

Of the eleven inherent leader Risks that we measure, False Advocate is the toughest for people to deal with or to openly acknowledge. In fact, I have had a few executive coaches tell me that they think that this term is too harsh and overly negative. I agree it is not a complimentary, endearing, or [...]

The Five Faces of a “False Advocate”2022-11-29T16:16:33+00:00

Popularity Isn’t Always a Good Thing! (Especially When It Comes to Assessments)

Do you remember in high school when some of the most popular kids were not the best for developing true or deep friendships? The same applies to assessments, the most popular are often the least effective for talent development. Styles inventories such as the Myers Briggs (MBTI) are typically low cost, and they can be [...]

Popularity Isn’t Always a Good Thing! (Especially When It Comes to Assessments)2022-11-29T16:52:09+00:00

Helping People & Organizations Find “Hidden” STEM Talent!

With the escalating talent shortage and the Great Resignation underway, finding those with capabilities and high potential for STEM careers is more critical than ever. According to a recent DOD report, “The United States lags in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education leading to a severe shortage of technical talent in the U.S. workplace.” [...]

Helping People & Organizations Find “Hidden” STEM Talent!2022-03-16T13:47:22+00:00

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Jumping Ship

The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Stacey Abella. Stacey currently serves as a Corporate Financial Services Global Digital Innovation Strategist at ExxonMobil. Her multi-faceted 15+ career spans the spectrum from finance and sales positions with Fortune 500 companies.  I was doing some “reciprocal mentoring” with a recent MBA grad. Our conversation turned to [...]

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Jumping Ship2020-07-08T16:39:59+00:00

What Does Leadership Look Like in the New Normal?

The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Ben Colvin. Ben is the President of Coaching Works, NYC and has over 25 years of experience as a corporate business executive. His mission is to combine his business lens with coaching certifications and evidence-based tools to deliver a singular perspective that his clients are [...]

What Does Leadership Look Like in the New Normal?2020-07-08T16:42:09+00:00

Considering A Post COVID-19 Career Change?

The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Stacey Abella. Stacey currently serves as a Corporate Financial Services Global Digital Innovation Strategist at ExxonMobil. Her multi-faceted 15+ career spans the spectrum from finance and sales positions with Fortune 500 companies.  Feeling Like A Fish Climbing A Tree Albert Einstein said, “Everybody is a genius. But [...]

Considering A Post COVID-19 Career Change?2022-03-25T13:10:32+00:00

The Workplace Civility – Self-Awareness Connection

How the use of assessments develops self-aware leaders who can improve workplace civility The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Erica DyReyes. Erica is the Founder and CEO at Employee Relations Consulting. She has spent the majority of her career as an Employee Relations Director for a Fortune 500 company providing consultation and [...]

The Workplace Civility – Self-Awareness Connection2020-02-10T19:23:50+00:00

April 2020 CDR Certification Workshop in Napa

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines, our April certification workshop has been cancelled. Please reach out to us for more information on our upcoming programs.   Accelerate your coaching success by taking part in the CDR Coaches Certification Workshop. Join us for this intense training program, designed for experienced external executive [...]

April 2020 CDR Certification Workshop in Napa2020-03-19T20:59:26+00:00

Conquering the Worrier Within

The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Stacey Abella. Stacey currently serves as a Corporate Financial Services Global Digital Innovation Strategist at ExxonMobil. Her multi-faceted 15+ career spans the spectrum from finance and sales positions with Fortune 500 companies. Today, she shares with us her insights regarding Nancy Parsons' latest book and how it [...]

Conquering the Worrier Within2019-12-18T19:42:55+00:00

How to Manage a Toxic Employee with Dignity

The following is a contributor blog from CDR Certified Coach, Dr. Mira Brancu. Dr. Brancu is the founder and CEO of Brancu & Associates, a women’s leadership development and organizational consulting company. She currently serves in several academic leadership capacities for the Department of Veterans Affairs and is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences [...]

How to Manage a Toxic Employee with Dignity2019-12-09T18:36:24+00:00
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