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  • How to eliminate performance reviews and create a coaching culture

    November 20, 2015, by , Posted in Coach Right Now!,Leadership & Management, 0 Comment

    Over the last 2 to 3 years companies have figured out that there is a better way to improve performance than to provide semi-annual and annual performance reviews. 90% of HR professionals don’t believe the process provides accurate information. Performance management systems don’t align with financial performance. In 2012 Donna Morris,* Sr. V. P. Talent Management at Adobe, eliminated performance appraisals. Pierre Nanterme,** CEO of Accenture, recently announced that the ...

  • What is so important about employee engagement?

    November 12, 2014, by , Posted in Coach Right Now!, 0 Comment

    Gallup says that disengagement costs U.S. businesses over $350 billion annually!   How much is disengagement costing your business?     “Employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to the organization and its goals that result in the use of discretionary effort.” Kevin Kruse’s definition. Kevin Kruse shares a list of 29 research studies that show a correlation between engagement and: Service—Sales—Quality—Safety—Retention—Sales—Profit—and Shareholder Returns   Below are ...

  • Take Actions on Your Dreams

    September 3, 2013, by , Posted in Coach Right Now!, 0 Comment

    We recently bought a 23.5-foot sailboat. We are enjoying sailing as we continue learning more about how to sail. The purchase was almost impulsive. Of course, I use a sailboat as a metaphor in my book, Be More Productive-Slow Down, so I’m intellectually drawn to sailboats. But, we bought the boat because we want to shift our life style by sailing more than 2 or 3 times in our life. ...

  • Client Learning to Coach

    April 25, 2013, by , Posted in Coach Right Now!, 0 Comment

    I just left a client where I was explaining the difference of mentoring versus coaching.  I explained that mentoring was more telling and sharing what you know: teaching others what you know…more “pushing”.  Coaching is meant to bring out the best in someone or a team by asking questions for them to uncover what to do going forward, owning the decision and taking action…more “pulling”.  This manager’s first response was ...