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3 Reasons Management Coaching Works Well For Millenials

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 30-Jan-2015 14:05:54

One of the greater challenges that managers face in the modern workplace is how to engage with their millennial workers. Companies are struggling to retain their younger employees and adapt to the changing nature of the workforce. With millennials set to count for 50% of the workforce by 2020 overcoming this challenge is only going to become increasingly important. 

Managers need to equip themselves with the tools and techniques necessary to motivate and engage millenial employees. One of the most powerful techniques that managers can arm themselves with is coaching. Using management coaching techniques when working with millenial employees is highly effective and can yield great results.

 

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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching skills for managers

Coaching and mentoring: What's the difference?

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 22-Jan-2015 16:40:42

Some of the latest thinking suggests there is little benefit in thinking of coaching and mentoring as being different from one another. A mentor will use a lot of coaching techniques. However, there is a different emphasis on the amount of ‘knowledge transferral’ and ‘direction’ that may be involved.


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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching skills for managers

5 characteristics of authentic leaders

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 22-Jan-2015 16:22:33

Which characteristics make for an authentic leader? Here's five that we think all true leaders possess.

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Topics: Leadership and management

6 ways eLearning will give you a better ROI from your training budget

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 02-Dec-2014 14:19:00

We all know that eLearning offers numerous benefits, but how does it effect the bottom-line?

 

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Topics: eLearning, Training ROI

How to influence people, the right way!

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 21-Nov-2014 17:09:00

Influencing styles can be difficult to master, we want to influence with integrity, and most of all we want the person we are influencing to actually get something done. There are many ways to go about influencing and here we are going to explore two of the most dominant styles.

 

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Topics: Leadership and management, Coaching tools and techniques

5 reasons to do an online leadership and management qualification

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 19-Nov-2014 12:28:00

As anyone who's worked with us knows, we are big advocates of the classroom and the quality that classroom delivery can provide (with a good trainer!). However, there are several areas in which doing your online leadership and management qualification simply exceeds the traditional classroom offering.


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Topics: Leadership and management, eLearning, Training ROI

Using coaching techniques to motivate people to perform

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 19-Nov-2014 10:15:00

Coaching techniques can be incredibly powerful when motivating people to perform. This video explores why.

 

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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching skills for managers, Coaching tools and techniques

When coaching tools and techniques won't help

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 04-Nov-2014 13:44:00

It is important that the coach knows their limitations and recognises situations that are better addressed by another route. For example, someone may have issues better addressed by a therapist, or their underperformance at work may be better addressed by a capability approach.

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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching skills for managers, Coaching tools and techniques

Benefits of online leadership training: Infographic

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 04-Nov-2014 12:41:15

Delivering online leadership training is a powerful way to enhance learning and development. It allows organisations to cut costs and students to consume the training in their own time, at their own pace. The following infographic lists some of the benefits of taking your leadership training online.

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How to use coaching to motivate ourselves and others

Posted by Henry Gilbert on 14-Oct-2014 11:17:00

There is a theory developed by Victor Vroom (Expectancy Theory) and popularised by Anthony Robbins in his best selling book Unlimited Power. The theory predicts that all of our actions and behaviours will be driven by our desire to achieve pleasure or avoid pain and can be used as a powerful coaching tool. Furthermore, there is evidence that we will do far more to avoid pain than we will to gain pleasure!


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Topics: Coaching and Mentoring, Coaching skills for managers

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