Coaching and Mentoring

An HCI Topic

Employees navigating your organization will always be better prepared when they are guided by other leaders and actively share knowledge with them. You can utilize external executive coaches to provide objective advice and goal-setting skills, and 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.

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Webcast

How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program

Webcast | Presented By: Horace McCormick, Jenna Filipkowski | Webcast Aired: October 23, 2014
Many mentoring programs miss the mark because of a lack of alignment to business goals and strategy and because they fail to clearly articulate the goals of the program from the outset. Others fail because of poor mentor/mentee matches and ... Read more
White Paper

How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program

White Paper | Author: Horace McCormick, Program Director, UNC Executive Development | Source: UNC Executive Development | Published: October 20, 2014
Mentoring is a strategic tool that, when done right, can attract and retain high-potential talent and accelerate leadership development and readiness. Mentoring is also an effective tool for shaping organizational culture and closing engagement ... Read more
Webcast

Fight or Flight? Face the Fears of Organizational Risk

Webcast | Presented By: Rebecca George | Webcast Aired: October 16, 2014
Have you heard of an “amygdala hijack?” Well, chances are it has happened to you. This chemical response in humans to the unexpected and unknown can translate into havoc when it plays out in organizations. This human response to fear ... Read more
Blog

Ditch Your 9 Box and Simplify Succession Planning for Success

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: October 16, 2014

To the shock of some and the delight of others, I always advise clients and HR colleagues to ditch their 9 Box tool if they want to engage in successful succession planning. For those unfamiliar with the tool, the 9 Box is essentially a chart or grid commonly used to examine talent within the organization and to make succession planning decisions. Placement of potential succession planning candidates in the 9 Box is determined by ratings of performance and potential – both based upon a three point scale (low, moderate, high). Each of the 9 boxes or categories derived from the ratings are labeled. For example, the high performer/high potential category may be labeled “Consistent Star.”
 

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Blog

Driving Employee Engagement with Measurement and Conversations

Blog | Author: Charles Coy, Senior Director of Analyst and Community Relations, Cornerstone OnDemand | Source: HCI | Published: October 9, 2014

Day in and day out, employees show up to the office and fulfill the duties outlined in their job description. Whether that means they make sales calls or fix broken code, they come in and (hopefully) do their work. Seems like a successful employee, right? Yes, but maybe not a happy one. In fact, a majority of employees report they don’t feel driven to improve and innovate beyond what’s expected of them — and that’s costing companies big time.

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