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Posts in Coaching & Teamwork

Management Skills Training: Correcting Poor Habits

PC_Poor HabitsAs this video clip shows, correcting poor habits can be extremely difficult-on both the supervisor and the employee. But if you care about the success of your employees, this an important coaching and management skill to have.


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Fast and Flexible Micro-Training: The Just-in-Time Solution for Busy Managers

MMTeams - RestoreJust-in-time learning is exactly what its name implies: training that is available in the moment—when and where it’s needed to address a current challenge. This type of learning is proving especially advantageous for busy managers.

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How Recognition Fuels Motivation

RecognitionFor many, recognition for a job well done is more than just acknowledgement—it’s positive reinforcement: a reward that makes you feel seen, appreciated, and motivated to keep fighting the good fight. In order for organizations to position themselves towards success and growth, it’s important to develop a culture of recognition. Here are a few day-to-day tactics for doing so.

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(Video Clip) Extra Effort Deserves Recognition

PC2_recognitionAs this 1-minute clip depicts, managers who fail to acknowledge extra work and dedication can leave good employees feeling undervalued.

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(Infographic) Leading Organizational Change - The Dos and Don'ts

Leading Org Change Infograph_thumb2-smSuccessful change management starts with leadership. Employees look to leaders in times of transition. That means the way leaders introduce and manage change impacts employee performance and the overall success of the initiative. This infographic features 5 things leaders do to derail change followed by the top 5 things leaders to to drive successful change.

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Managers Who Develop Talent Elevate the Employee Experience

Managers Who Develop-blog_2Managers are your organization’s most critical link with employees. HR, talent development and business professionals rank effective managers, and workers’ relationships with them, to be the top organizational lever for positively impacting the employee experience. This post examines the significant part talent development plays in creating positive employee experiences.

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Media Partners Research Finds 5 Key Influences on Employee Experience

Host_3 Key Infl blog_2How do we make time at work the best it can be for employees? That’s the question that motivated a recent Media Partners’pulse survey. We asked HR, L&D, and business pros which of 8 major organizational factors they feel are most important when it comes to positively affecting the employee experience. 

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Media Partners Salutes Coaches on Executive Coaching Day

Practical Coach 2 blogExecutive coaching is a widely used and very effective means of development for business leaders. May 1st is Executive Coaching Day, and Media Partners joins organizations everywhere to salute business coaches and the excellent work they do.

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3 Crucial Communication Tips for Team Leaders

MMTeams_mainFor leaders charged with managing a team, there are 3 areas where communication skills can make a significant impact: (1) when conveying the "big picture," (2) when communicating good news, and (3) when bearing bad news. Knowing what to say, as well as when and how to say it, is a key aspect of building and sustaining high team performance.

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5 Ways Managers Show Respect to Employees

Resp Supv_storeEmployees often feel disrespected due to actions (or the lack therof) on the part of their supervisor. When supervisors don't communicate, or fail to demonstrate that they understand and appreciate what the employee does, it can cause people to feel disconnected and de-valued. A Respectful Supervisor does these 5 things to positively influence employee motivation and retention.

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