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Eat that frog: why it’s good to do the hardest thing first

The Creative Life

Do what you're dreading, and everything else will feel easier The post Eat that frog: why it’s good to do the hardest thing first appeared first on The Creative Life.

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4 Powerful Communication Strategies for an Unpopular Return to Office Decision

Let's Grow Leaders

How Do I Communicate an Unpopular Return to Office Decision #AskingForaFriend? “Hi Karin, we’ve just received word that after much debate and deliberation, there is a company-wide mandate that EVERYONE must return to office at the beginning of the year. I know my team is not a fan (and quite frankly, neither am I). I get the rationale, AND it’s going to make all of our lives a bit harder.

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Acceptance vs. Rejection

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Power Tool By Marie Romero, Leadership & Accountability Coach, UNITED STATES Acceptance vs. Rejection Journey In my personal development and ICA journey, I have come to realize we as humans have many similar issues. Whether it is wanting clarity, seeking more confidence, facing fears of the unknown, or wanting to feel understood or respected.

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Featured Books: Your Brain on Art, and The Creative Act

Creativity at Work

Featured Books: Your Brain on Art, and The Creative ActWhy Art and Creativity Matter While many of us perceive art merely as entertainment, there exists a profound depth to its functions. Art sparks breakthroughs in creativity and innovation. Notably, even Nobel Laureates find inspiration in artistic avocations. There is also a growing body of scientific evidence that art serves as a catalyst for [.

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HIA Technologies Turns a New Chapter in Professional Development and Training

HIA Technologies announces the launch of Qvio™️ - transforming video engagement with two-way interactivity. With Qvio viewers can ask questions and get instant answers from the content owner's Author-Controlled AI™️.

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Life Coach Salary Guide: What to Expect in Your Coaching Career

Universal Coach Institute

Are you considering a career as a life coach and wondering about the earning potential in this rewarding field? In this blog post, we delve into life coach salaries. Whether you’re a budding coach looking to set realistic financial expectations or a curious individual interested in the income potential of life coaching, this post will […] The post Life Coach Salary Guide: What to Expect in Your Coaching Career appeared first on Universal Coach Institute.

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My Coaching Model: Authenticity and Compassion

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Model By Margaret Schultz, Leadership Coach, UNITED STATES The Concept of an Authenticity and Compassion Coaching Model I struggled with coming up with a coaching model and was wondering why. What was blocking me? Eventually, I realized it’s most likely my ongoing inner battle between accepting my unique skills and strength as a coach and needing to be seen as an “expert” And the idea of a coaching model somehow fell into the mode of an expert.

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Coaching the Team Into a Single Entity: A Challenge and an Opportunity!

International Coaching Federation

Coaching a team into a single entity remains a significant hurdle for many team coaches, yet it presents a great opportunity. This topic consistently arises within our team coaches’ support group and is often discussed in the team coaching certification program where I serve as a faculty member. When is a Team a Single Entity? A team becomes a single entity when its members shift their perspective from individual interests to a collective ‘we’, viewing themselves as a cohesive, high-

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The Strategic Advantage of Prototyping

Big Rocks Engineering

Maximizing Innovation in Manufacturing: The Strategic Advantage of Prototyping In the dynamic landscape of product manufacturing, staying ahead means embracing the practice that underpins innovation—prototyping. At Big Rocks Engineering, we’ve leveraged this crucial phase to not only meet but surpass consumer expectations, cementing our reputation for manufacturing excellence.

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Leading a Fast Growing Remote Culture with Antonella Pisani

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 239: Antonella Pisani, the CEO and founder of Eyeful Media , a digital marketing and consulting firm, joins host David Dye, and discusses the importance of culture, values, and remote culture in leadership. She emphasizes hiring experienced talent and creating an intellectually stimulating environment. Pisani also highlights the significance of transparency, humility, and social responsibility in building a strong company culture.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Coaching Leaders Managing Remote or Hybrid Employees

International Coach Academy

A Research Paper By Nicole Paul, Leadership Coach, UNITED STATES The Predominance of Remote and Hybrid Work in Coaching Leaders Leadership requires a leader to have a variety of skills, knowledge, and characteristics. A good leader understands that these things are never static and that they always need to be scanned, analyzed, and adjusted based on the needs in front of them.

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Year-End Compliance Checklist: Setting the Stage for a Successful 2024

Vector Solutions

As we close out 2023, ensure that your employees are on track with their compliance training completions. Here are a few tips to be sure this is getting done.

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Mindset Coaching: Techniques, Exercises, and Applications

Universal Coach Institute

Unlock the untapped potential with the transformative power of mindset coaching! It’s not just about changing thought patterns – it’s about reshaping perception of reality and empowering coachees to transcend boundaries. In this post, you will learn the practical strategies and effective techniques of mindset coaching. Get ready to delve into a journey of self-discovery […] The post Mindset Coaching: Techniques, Exercises, and Applications appeared first on Universal Coa

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5 Benefits of Learning Through the Case Study Method

Harvard Business School Online

While several factors make HBS Online unique—including a global Community and real-world outcomes—active learning through the case study method rises to the top. Here’s a primer on the case method, five benefits you could gain, and how to experience it for yourself.

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eWOW 2023 Virtual Summit #OwnYourGrowth

At eWOW, we are all about holistic growth – personal and professional. Growth that goes beyond a job title and paycheck. This year, eWOW 2023 virtual summit focuses on owning your growth – an action plan that will help you chart your path to success that is unique to you.

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Driver’s Seat vs. Passenger’s Seat

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Power Tool By Bemene Piaro, Transformational Life Coach, UNITED STATES The Difference Between The Driver’s Seat vs. Passenger’s Seat Passenger’s seat Feeling that one does not have the authority or capacity to act on one’s own behalf. Driver’s seat Feeling one knows the solution or how to get to the solution for a situation Feeling capable, resourceful, and supported in a situation or circumstance Driver’s Seat vs.

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Why Workplace Culture Matters

Harvard Professional Development

It’s estimated that the average adult living in the United States will spend 90,000 hours — or one-third of their lives — at work. That’s a lot of time, so it’s important for people to choose jobs that they enjoy. But during the job search process, it’s easy to focus only on the duties of the role. What is often overlooked is the workplace culture, which is more important when it comes to long-term job satisfaction.

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Career Path: What Is It? Definition & 12 Steps to Pave Yours (+Examples)

BetterUp

What is a career path? It's a long-term plan that includes specific jobs that lead to desirable occupation. Discover types of career paths with examples.

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Prune the Leadership Team to Encourage Future Growth

EOS Worldwide

When a business grows rapidly, it can look like a wild, overgrown shrub. The plant wastes energy trying to care for these wayward limbs. Likewise, business owners must look for “branches” diverting attention and energy from their vision. Sometimes, they need to prune the leadership team to encourage future growth.

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Top Techniques for Coaching Your Contact Center Agents

Speaker: Francoise Tourniaire - Founder of FT Works, Omid Razavi - Chief Advocacy Officer at SupportLogic, and Gregory Walker - Senior Product Manager at SupportLogic

The 'great resignation' and the 'great talent reshuffle' have impacted contact center and customer support staff as much, if not more than, any other part of the workforce. Couple that with a potentially volatile economy and it's clear that organizations must invest in innovative approaches if they want employees who are engaged and informed enough to significantly improve the customer experience and eliminate the high costs associated with agent attrition.

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The AWARE Coaching Model

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Model By Richard Lefort, Life Path Coach, CANADA Understanding The Aware Coaching Model So many people stumble through life without stopping to think about how they feel about what they are doing with their time. It’s easy to fall into the routine of the daily grind, and doing what it takes just to provide for yourself and perhaps your family.

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Year-End Compliance Checklist: Setting the Stage for a Successful 2024

Vector Solutions

As we close out 2023, ensure that your employees are on track with their compliance training completions. Here are a few tips to be sure this is getting done.

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How to Create a Culture of Strategy Execution

Harvard Business School Online

If you want to set clear organizational priorities and make difficult decisions effectively, here’s how to create a culture of strategy execution.

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Reminder: Complete Mentor Coaching Survey

International Coaching Federation

Have you received mentor coaching in the past three years? Or, have you served as an ICF mentor coach during this time? If you responded “yes” to either of these questions, we want your input! By participating in our survey , you will help us uncover the tasks, knowledge domains, skills, abilities, and unique traits that are essential for mentor coaching.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Personas in the Workplace

International Coach Academy

A Research Paper By Ricky Koo, Leadership & Communication Coach, UNITED STATES Different Personas in the Workplace We all have different personas that show up depending on what type of situation or environment we’re in. It’s rare that someone shows up exactly the same across multiple different scenarios and environments. However, when it comes to minority groups (e.g. [1] BIPOC, [2] LGBTQ+), having these different personas can weigh heavily on their mental and emotional health in the workpla

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Tell Me a Picture

Your Work, Your Way

Annette Simmons is the author of Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact. She says that humans have used storytelling to communicate since the beginning of time, and today is no different. Her book is intended to help you tell stories that are more persuasive, more impactful, and more fun to listen to.

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Who Wants to Create a Vision Board?

IAPC&M

International Authority for Professional Coaching & Mentoring (IAPC&M)) - The Leading International Accreditation Body for Coaches & Mentors The post Who Wants to Create a Vision Board? appeared first on International Authority for Professional Coaching & Mentoring (IAPC&M)).

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New publication: An evaluation of the teacher encounters programme

Adventures in Career Development

We have recently published a new paper evaluating The Careers & Enterprise Company’s teacher encounters programme. The Teacher Encounters Programme is designed to help teachers increase their confidence and knowledge of the world of work through direct engagement with employers. Teacher encounters are designed to help to engage teachers beyond the careers leader in working with careers.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.