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Why Coach the Bottom 80% of Your Workforce?

2024-02-09T20:03:02+00:00

By Nancy Parsons For most executives and HR leaders, the idea of providing individual professional coaching for each employee in the organization borders on the absurd. Think of the unimaginable costs, logistical nightmare, and time involved in such as massive plan. Today, the fact is that organizations provide coaching for executives and senior leaders [...]

Why Coach the Bottom 80% of Your Workforce?2024-02-09T20:03:02+00:00

When Is the Last Time You Took Time Out for You?

2024-02-09T20:02:17+00:00

By Nancy ParsonsMost jobs, whether in leadership or professional roles, have a mix of demanding, fascinating, complex, challenging, tiring, and hopefully, rewarding responsibilities. Understandably, many executives that I coach are so caught up in the chase, that they seldom have time to think about themselves. This is particularly true of executive women who wear so [...]

When Is the Last Time You Took Time Out for You?2024-02-09T20:02:17+00:00

Why 360 and Stakeholder Feedback Alone Falls Short

2023-12-13T14:58:51+00:00

By Nancy Parsons Most leadership performance and coaching processes include some type of 360-degree feedback instrument. These tools are important. However, 360s only tell part of the story and are like the tip of the iceberg. They describe what and how performance behaviors are observed. Frequently, feedback from 360s or stakeholder feedback alone creates [...]

Why 360 and Stakeholder Feedback Alone Falls Short2023-12-13T14:58:51+00:00

Learning Technology ROI – Making the Expense an Investment

2023-06-14T18:11:55+00:00

Written by Christine Klatt  I recently read yet another article, Corporate Learning Network (CLN) Market Study 2023 State of Learning Technology, (Sokolowski, 2023) [I] about the current state of learning technology. “According to recent CLN research, the biggest weaknesses in learning courses/programs are that they don’t help determine return on investment [...]

Learning Technology ROI – Making the Expense an Investment2023-06-14T18:11:55+00:00

A Science Based Solution to the Daunting Talent Challenges of 2023 and Beyond!

2023-02-21T20:36:37+00:00

The talent challenges facing organizations in 2023 and beyond are daunting. Organizations were already struggling with the increase in demand for development from the Millennial and Gen Z generations when Covid hit, then the economy changed, adding new challenges. Human resources and talent development professionals have been battling retention and engagement for years without [...]

A Science Based Solution to the Daunting Talent Challenges of 2023 and Beyond!2023-02-21T20:36:37+00:00

Holiday Gift Ideas & Ways to Reward the Scientifically Driven Person

2022-12-14T17:54:25+00:00

“Scientific Reasoning” is a key intrinsic motivator for many individuals. This is one of the ten facets measured on the CDR Drivers & Rewards Assessment. Commonly, professionals and leaders who thrive on all things science, can be found in technical, engineering, research, natural sciences or medical fields. Interestingly, if Scientific Reasoning is one’s true [...]

Holiday Gift Ideas & Ways to Reward the Scientifically Driven Person2022-12-14T17:54:25+00:00

The Five Faces of a “False Advocate”

2022-11-29T16:16:33+00:00

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)

2022-11-29T16:52:09+00:00

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!

2022-03-16T13:47:22+00:00

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

2020-07-08T16:39:59+00:00

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
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