Gone are the days when leaders simply conduct one performance conversation with employees annually or use the words, “do it because I’m the boss.” More and more managers are being asked to coach their work teams to get the most out of their people. Join ICC experts as they discuss the role coaching plays in being a great leader and how to adopt the right mindset for holding effective coaching conversations.
Does training in your organization need a refresh in order to deliver more value to learners and a higher return on development investment to the company? Only 10% of what we learn is from what we are taught using traditional lecture methods, 20% from social-based learning methods (talking with others to work through problems), and 70% comes from direct experiences and practice in realistic settings (Bersin, 2013). Reinforced learning represents that 70% and can actually boost retention to 90%.
A recent Harvard Business Review issue featured “The Culture Factor” in which the authors define culture as an “elusive lever because much of it is anchored in unspoken behaviors, mindsets and social patterns.” Best companies to work for, however, realize when expectations around these characteristics are well-defined and overt, the culture is better equipped to produce best business outcomes. [And isn’t achieving business objectives the real reason we’re concerned with culture?]
The good companies to work for provide compassionate outplacement services when business needs dictate a reduction in force. The BEST companies to work for provide the same philosophy to keep their employees, especially high performers, from jumping ship and going to the competition.
In this one-hour complimentary webcast as they present on the critical elements to include in an internal career coaching initiative to maximize STAYplacement services as a retention tool.
What happens when opposing opinions, strong emotions and high stakes come together in any situation? What impact does that have on your team and your company’s performance? How we, as leaders, react (or avoid) conflict can have lasting ramifications on individuals, teams and companies. Dramatic improvements in organizational performance are possible and measurable when people learn the skills routinely practiced by those who have mastered conflict in the workplace.
Deciding to invest in your leadership development is only half the battle. Once the decision has been made, the struggle for most is maintaining that initial desire. For example, research suggests that about 50% of people who make New Year’s resolutions give up on the resolution within the first four weeks! Leadership development, like any behavior change, requires motivation to commit initially, and motivation to sustain the process.
Learn why the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ is recognized as the proven solution for developing a productive, high-performing team. Based on the best-selling leadership fable, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni, The Five Behaviors resources help teams understand how to become more cohesive and productive.
What do you say when your employees approach you with “What is next for me?” Employees who lack a clear career path can become disengaged and disgruntled. Too often organizations struggle equipping their employees to find and follow a suitable career path. Managers are often left cold having career path conversations for which they are not prepared.
Join our expert from ICC on this complimentary webcast to learn the often overlooked but critical steps in conducting Restructuring and Outplacement. Indeed, managing layoffs will never be easy, yet it can be easier with the critical information and practical tips shared in this session.
It’s All in Their Heads: Understanding the Three Parts of The Mind to Help Employees Get More Done in Less Time
Companies’ best efforts to create healthy workplaces through wellness programs are well and good… But wellness programs alone are not enough. Companies willing to address the true root causes of employees’ stress will be those touted as having the healthiest workplaces.