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Bill Berry

Blog post: To Be an Effective Leader, Don’t Just Give Feedback -- Ask for It!

To Be an Effective Leader, Don’t Just Give Feedback — Ask for It!

Feedback is a gift. Follow these tips on asking for advice, and what to do to make the most of the feedback you receive.

Christina Wodtke

Blog post: The Art of the OKR

The Art of the OKR

The OKR approach to setting goals is key at high growth Silicon Valley companies. Coach, consultant and guest velocity guru Christina Wodtke offers a template for masterful goal achievement.

Beth Armknecht Miller

Blog post: Questions Drive Coaching Conversations

Questions Drive Coaching Conversations

For more productive 1on1s, use the GROW method (Goal setting, Reality checking of the current situation, Options available to move forward to the goal, and What, When, Who, a commitment to action.)

Alicia Mandel

What If We All Thought Like Olympic Athletes?

Elite athletes practice getting themselves to the top of their performance game, so that when they get on the field, the court or the track they are fully prepared to WIN. What if we did that at work?

Beth Armknecht Miller

Blog post: Your Secret Weapon: The Monthly Coaching Conversation

Your Secret Weapon: The Monthly Coaching Conversation

Regular 1on1 meetings increase engagement and have a positive effect on productivity. Improve your outcomes with open and consistent communication between leadership and the workforce.

Christina Wodtke

Blog Post: Why Use OKRs?

Why Use OKRs

Bold OKRs are adopted by companies for one of three key reasons: Focus, Alignment, or Acceleration. Learn how to use stretch goals to encourage employees to continually push the envelope towards great achievement.

Beth Armknecht Miller

The 7 Common Challenges of Coaching

Coaching can be an extremely rewarding experience, but there are times when the coaching relationship can become frustrating to you and/or the coachee. So what could be causing your frustration?

Henry Evans

Blog post: Driving Results Through Clarity and Accountability

Driving Results Through Clarity and Accountability

Clear language and communication is key to driving your team's success. Follow these tips to set clear expectations before the start of every project.

Alicia Mandel

The Team Behind the Team

Great leaders and organizations always have a "team behind the team" — those individuals that support, encourage, coach, question and push them towards greatness. Make your "team behind the team" instrumental to your next epic win.

Cherie Healey

Blog post: Three Steps to Grow Your Personal Brand and Build Happiness

Three Steps to Grow Your Personal Brand and Build Happiness

Everyone understands why a business needs a solid brand — it distinguishes the company and conveys its essence. Likewise, the people who take the time to build their personal brand stand out in a crowd of talent.

Christina Wodtke

Blog Post: The Dreaded Weekly Status Report

The Dreaded Weekly Status Report

Execution and velocity guru Christina Wodtke discusses the value of status emails as a way for teams connect and support each other.

Alicia Mandel

Employee Engagement: Stop Measuring, Start Doing

For years organizations have been measuring employee engagement. So why haven’t we moved the needle on the very basic service profit chain?