Coaching and Mentoring

Drive organizational results by equipping managers with coaching skills

Employees navigating your organization will always be better prepared when they are guided by other leaders or their peers.You can utilize external executive coaches, hire internal professional coaches, or train your managers to use coaching skills to develop the potential of your employees.To actively share knowledge, you can create a mentoring program to bridge the generational and skills gaps in your workforce. Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, and demonstrate the ROI of creating a culture that actively supports coaching and mentoring.

2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

Leadership DNA: New Criteria for Identifying and Coaching Leaders to Their Full Potential

Are your leadership development programs working? Join us at the 2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference in Boston on September 10-12, 2019 to learn how companies achieve success by developing managers that will drive engagement, collaboration, and innovation.

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BlogFostering a Communication Culture

5 Best Practices for Fostering a Culture of Communication

July 24, 2013 | Elissa Tucker | HCI

Current and Future Leaders—Take Note
 
Lately, I have been immersed in a new research project on leadership skills. What types of leadership competencies do organizations need to succeed? How are current trends such as technology and globalization affecting leadership?

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Executive Summary: 2013 ICF Organizational Coaching Study

July 12, 2013

In mid 2012, the International Coach Federation (ICF) formed a Core Team of volunteers whose primary focus was to ensure that ICF, and its member coaches, would one day become ‘the preferred resource for the business community.’ In ...

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Leadership Training for Your High-Potential Employees

July 11, 2013 | Inc. Magazine

One way to move from high potential to high performance is with a leadership training program--one that’s uniquely suited to the entrepreneurial environment, and to your company in particular. Here’s how to make sure yours is a success.

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BlogRecognizable Leaders

He's Great, but Enough about Steve Jobs Already

July 10, 2013 | Bill Treasurer | HCI

It happened again yesterday. A friend and I were talking about leadership over lunch when he commented, “What the world needs is more people like Steve Jobs.” I almost gagged on my soup.

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Three Keys to Mindful Leadership Coaching

July 8, 2013 | Forbes

There are countless executive coaches I would never hire for myself, no matter how wise, insightful, dynamic or experienced. Admittedly, I’m a hard guy to please, so what I require might not be a good guide for others. However, if a coach ...

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Blog3 Things to Survive

Three Things New Leaders Must Do to Survive and Thrive

June 19, 2013 | Bill Catlette | HCI

It has been said that “life imitates art.” In a similar vein, I would suggest that, in many respects, business imitates sport, notably major collegiate and professional athletics. Think about it. Business lexicon is rife with the use of sports jargon (e.g., goal line, slump, go deep, etc.) to describe business situations. It is quite common to see current and former athletes and coaches on the dais at business conferences. Pro sports created player free agentry. Business is perfecting it.

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Implementing a Coaching Initiative: Senior Leadership Support

June 6, 2013 | Lisa Robinson, Senior Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country with more than 36,000 employees providing health care services in seven western states. The company’s strategy is guided by a strong commitment to excellent patient ...

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BlogMake a Better Employee

“Help Me Become a Better Employee”

May 28, 2013 | Elissa Tucker | HCI

“Painful,” “too much effort,” “not popular,” “a necessary evil”—Do these words come to mind in thinking about your organization’s approach to managing employee performance? These are words that APQC employees, managers, and leaders used to describe APQC’s pre-2012 approach to performance management.

2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

Leadership DNA: New Criteria for Identifying and Coaching Leaders to Their Full Potential

The talent that makes for a successful individual contributor is not the same talent that makes a great manager. Join us at the 2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference in Boston on September 10-12, 2019 and get strategies you can use right now to identify and develop the managers that will drive engagement, collaboration, and innovation for the success of your business.

Location & Venue

Encore Boston Harbor
One Broadway
Everett, MA 02149

Take advantage of the room block rate of $329. Don't wait, the offer expires August 7, 2019.

2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

You can't "train" a bad manager into a good manager.

You need a new set of criteria for identifying future managers that will drive business success. Get started at the 2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference in Boston on September 10-12, 2019

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