Five Tips to Being an Effective Performance Coach

By Susan Cullen on Thu, Mar 08, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

If you have agreed to act as performance coach for someone who is working on his or her performance development, support this person any way you can. Outlined below are several ways to be an effective performance coach.

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Leadership Training - 5 Functional Skills Effective Managers Need to Lead Their People

By Susan Cullen on Mon, Feb 19, 2018 @ 11:15 AM

What are the primary functional skills needed for managers and supervisors to lead their people effectively?  Our experience, after working with thousands of managers and supervisors, has shown that there are a core group of skills most managers need if they are going to excel in their role.  These all involve key functions managers must demonstrate regularly, while bringing out the best in their people. 

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5 Fast Facts about Leadership Development

By Susan Cullen on Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

ASTD estimates that U.S. companies spent upwards of $164 billion on training and development in 2012. But leadership development only accounted for 13.5 percent of that figure. Here are five fast facts to illustrate why organizations should be doing more:

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Guidelines for Becoming a Good Performance Coach

By Susan Cullen on Wed, Feb 27, 2013 @ 09:02 AM

A performance coach is someone who sincerely wants to help others succeed, and has the knowledge, experience and communication skills to encourage the development of others.

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3 Skills Managers Need Now

By Susan Cullen on Mon, May 09, 2011 @ 05:20 AM

Let's face it:  The business climate looks very different today than it did even a few years ago.  Organizations are looking for every way possible to give them a competitive edge in today's tough economy.  The significant role a manager plays to engage their staff and increase team performance has never been more critical.  Research has consistently shown that the relationship each employee has with their immediate manager or supervisor is the most important ingredient for helping them feel loyal to the organization and determined to give their best every day.

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Progress Reviews: Your Key To Effective Coaching

By Susan Cullen on Fri, Aug 26, 2005 @ 02:02 PM

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