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Bridging Biases and Building Belonging: How Coaching Supports DEI

International Coaching Federation

In the realm of coaching, where personal and professional development intersect, the nuanced journey through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) emerges as a critical exploration. This narrative delves into the profound impact coaches wield in navigating the complex landscape of biases, fostering belonging, and ultimately empowering individuals and organizations through DEI initiatives.

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9 Different Types Of Communication In The Workplace And When To Use Them 

She Owns Success

You’ve probably seen jobs advertised that require good communication skills or, better yet, excellent communication skills. Given how important your communication skills are in the workplace, it’s a good idea to be clear about the different types of communication that can take place at work. To make sure you’re well equipped for whatever communication type your job requires, here are the 9 different types of communication in the workplace and when to use them. 1.

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How Do I Figure Out My Blind Spot and Hidden Motivations? #AskingForaFriend

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Advice to Deal with a Blind Spot and Make it Work For You How do you become aware of a blind spot in your leadership? After all, that’s the point of a blind spot, right? In today’s #AskingForaFriend, I bring you an interview with Mike Maddock , serial entrepreneur, and best-selling author of several books including Plan D. He talks about why you should care about your blind spot and understand your “ghosts” and practical ways to get other perspectives.

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The Yin Yang Coaching Model

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Model By Clara Zawawi, Transformation Coach, FRANCE Yin Yang: A Dynamic and Productive Coaching Model Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu This is a dynamic and productive coaching model that can successfully be used with individuals or teams to move them through into a worldview that truly encompasses diversity.

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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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Simplify to Thrive: How Slow Living Helps us Grow our Businesses & Find Balance | by Ruby McGuire

The Coaching Tools Company

Originally Posted on The Coaching Tools Company as Simplify to Thrive: How Slow Living Helps us Grow our Businesses & Find Balance | by Ruby McGuire Slow living is a lifestyle philosophy. It's about intentionally slowing down the pace of your life, making mindful choices, and finding balance and contentment in the moment. It encourages you to step back from the fast-paced, "busy" mentality and instead embrace a more deliberate and intentional approach to life.

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Expert Insights on Leading with Laughter with Steve Cody & Clayton Fletcher

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode about leading with laughter, Steve Cody and Clayton Fletcher discuss the role of humor in the workplace and how it can be used strategically to improve communication, build relationships, and create a healthy workplace culture. They explain the different forms of comedy, including improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy, and how each can be applied to leadership and business.

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Either/Or vs. Possibility

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Power Tool By Andrea Gosselink, Career Coach, AUSTRALIA Either/Or vs. Possibility: The Power of Choice The Power Tool of Either/Or vs.Possibility explores the power of choice. When faced with a decision, individuals often narrow down their options to two choices and in many cases, these are at extremes. For example, “I either go all in” or “I do nothing”.

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Employee Experience vs Employee Engagement: Know the Difference

Vantage Circle

You must be familiar with the concepts of employee experience and employee engagement. There is a higher possibility that you consider both the same and may have used it interchangeably. But do you know that they are two different concepts? They may have some interconnection, but they focus on different aspects. This blog will take you through a venture that will clarify your confusion about these two concepts.

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Vector Solutions Wins Bronze in Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards

Vector Solutions

Vector Solutions has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Bronze award for excellence in the Best Online Courses category for its Leadership and Career Readiness course.

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The Ultimate LMS Buyer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Purchasing an LMS

Whether you’re shopping for your very first learning management system (LMS) or looking to upgrade, the process can be overwhelming. With so many vendor options, each with its own multitude of features and pricing structures, even the most seasoned educators, trainers, and business leaders can feel lost in a sea of choices! Finding the LMS that’s best suited for your organization requires a planned, strategic approach.

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Creative Teams: 12 Habits That Foster Curiosity and Collaboration

Let's Grow Leaders

Creative teams stay open to what’s possible and explore alternative perspectives. Some of the best teams we know are great because they stay curious and creative. They show up genuinely interested in other perspectives and what’s possible. And, curiosity is one of those skills that can feel hard to teach. We’ve curated this list of curiosity habits and resources to make it easier to infuse curiosity into your team’s culture.

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Emotional Intelligence as the Secret Ingredient in Coaching

International Coach Academy

A Research Paper By Katharina Fischer, Growth & Development Coach, SWITZERLAND The Secret Ingredient in Coaching: Emotional Intelligence Humans have emotions. The average human being experiences over 400 emotions in a day, these are the main aspect that defines our behavior, and our brains are programmed to give emotions control over both logical and rational behavior.

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Employee Recognition Badges for Digital Recognition: Ideas & Examples

Vantage Circle

Employee recognition is vital for boosting morale, engagement, and retention in any organization. Employee Recognition Badges for Digital Recognition provide a visible, shareable way to acknowledge contributions, milestones, wins, values, and more. In this blog post, we’ll explore ideas and examples of using digital badges for employee recognition programs.

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Mastering visual project management: A comprehensive guide 

MindManager

Let’s dive into the benefits and importance of visual project management tools, which enhance productivity and collaboration. Discover how visualizing tasks and timelines improves communication, streamlines workflows, and ultimately drives project success. Download a free trial of MindManager® today to explore our visual project management tools. What is visual project management?

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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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7 Marketing KPIs You Should Know & How to Measure Them

Harvard Business School Online

By continuously monitoring and analyzing KPIs, you can make data-driven decisions, optimize your strategy, and achieve more successful outcomes. Here are seven marketing KPIs for measuring success.

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The Lighthouse Coaching Model

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Model By Leora Kirby, Leadership & Life Coach, UNITED STATES The Lighthouse As I sit here and ask myself who am I as a coach, I reflect upon the numerous coaching sessions and classes. I am a person who cares deeply about the situations in which my clients complete their journey through unknown waters and make plans to arrive safely at their desired destination.

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How To Write a Cover Letter for a Career Change (With Examples)

BetterUp

Jump to section How to write a cover letter for a career change Career change cover letter examples 8 tips to write a successful career change cover letter Learning to navigate career changes

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Protect, Prepare, & Comply: Vector’s Top 5 Training Topics

Vector Solutions

Here are 5 of our most popular online training topics that help our customers stay up-to-date with compliance regulations, and make our communities safer.

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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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Learn How to Launch, Scale, Work With, & Run a Successful Digital Platform Business

Harvard Business School Online

The digital platform market is on a rapid rise. As a result, professionals need to know what platforms are and how to compete in this ever-evolving business landscape. To help your organization thrive, HBS Online has created a new course: Winning with Digital Platforms.

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Shutdown vs. Liberation

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Power Tool By Clara Zawawi, Transformation Coach, FRANCE Shutdown vs. Liberation: Fight; Flight or Freeze? The body’s natural response to danger – fight; flight or freeze – is the result of hormonal and physiological changes that allow a person to act quickly in order to protect themselves from perceived threats. Fight or flight are active defensive responses, where the heart beats faster, sending more oxygen to the muscles; perception of pain drops; and hearing sharpens – all d

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Why I’m supporting Jo Grady for UCU General Secretary

Adventures in Career Development

For those people who aren’t in UK higher education, this post might be a little strange, please feel free to skip. I’m writing about this here because it is the platform that I have to try and influence something that is important in my life and in the life of other workers in the industry that I’m in. The pursuit of collective action and an engagement in democracy is central to my beliefs about what effective career development is and what should be included in careers educati

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Unlocking the Value of Everyday Conversations: AstraZeneca's Path to Cultivating an Impactful and Inclusive Coaching Culture

International Coaching Federation

In May 2020, AstraZeneca, a leading biopharmaceutical company, identified a critical gap in its performance management approach. A survey of more than 80,000 employees revealed that many desired a more future-focused strategy for professional development aligned with the ever-changing industry needs. Recognizing coaching as the key to personal impact and collective success, AstraZeneca leaders initiated a formalized coaching program to facilitate professional development, drive business growth,

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Cancel Quiet Quitting: Detoxing Corporate Culture & Engaging Top Talent

Speaker: Jennifer Brick, Career Strategist and Author

Your employees have checked out. The last few years have been a wild ride, with countless changes to how we work and our workplace cultures, like the sudden shift to remote work, the return to office, and trends like quiet quitting. With productivity, profitability, and your employer brand on the line, leadership is turning to HR to engage employees and recreate your culture in different working models.

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Your Number 1 Priority for 2024 Should be Culture – Here’s Why

Up Your Culture

As a business leader, you’ve probably spent a lot of time planning for the New Year so you can provide your team with a roadmap to success. You’ve clarified your goals, the strategic plan to reach those goals, the tactics your employees will use, and the milestones that will benchmark your progress. But wait! Is your company culture part of your annual plan?

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7 Digital Marketing Skills You Need to Create an Effective Marketing Strategy

Harvard Business School Online

If you want to become an effective digital marketer, here are the essential skills that can help you make a strategic impact.

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Layers of Rocks

EOS Worldwide

Rocks represent the highest-priority use of your time and energy during a 90-day period. Ultimately, they help with time management. Rocks are typically broken down into company, departmental, and individual (or seat) Rocks.

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NICEC conference 2024: Call for papers and bookings now open

Adventures in Career Development

The NICEC conference 2024 will focus on career and sustainability. The concept of sustainability is defined broadly, as ‘the integration of social equity, economic vitality and environmental health and well-being in order to create thriving healthy, diverse and resilient communities now and in the future’ We will be looking at this topic through three important lenses: skills, wellbeing, and the environment.

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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.