When it comes to diversity programs, I’ve found that while many are well-intentioned, they don’t address the behavioral changes needed to give credence to the work experiences of marginalized groups.
Even before Covid-19 radically changed how people do business, the days when building relationships was a primary sales and business development strategy were waning.
Professionals have long sought excellence through a variety of methods including training, mentorship and coaching. Coaches work on a wide variety of complex skills like executive leadership and address common goals, such as wanting to have a better presence in meetings, by working with individuals one-on-one to harness their personal strengths and tackle their unique limiting beliefs.
The goal of any team meeting is to share information, have valuable discussions and get everyone on the same page. However, surveys consistently show that employees feel meetings waste too much time that could be spent on more productive efforts.
Early on in your career, you may struggle to be viewed as a leader by more experienced co-workers. Thankfully, there are smart ways for greener employees to establish themselves as leaders at work while building trusting, respectful relationships with more seasoned colleagues.
Strong leaders will place themselves at the helm and provide their people with the guidance they need to thrive through change, uncertainty, and an unpredictable future. As our way of looking out for the health and wellness of you and your team, we have put together several resources to assist you.
Whether you have a growing side hustle or are dreaming of starting your own business, you may be thinking about quitting your current job to focus on your new company full-time. While this is an exciting step, it should never be taken without careful consideration.
According to a new study from Pew Research, more than half of people who have been able to work from home (WFH) during the pandemic do not want to return to the office full time once the pandemic is over.
Business leaders need to be able to handle times of change. Whether they’re facing an internal issue or an external shift in the industry, they must be able to lead their employees through any circumstance.
As we enter the tail end of summer, nations around the world are debating whether or not to send their children back to school in the middle of a pandemic.
The loss of a job can sometimes feel like the end of the world, especially in this uncertain economy. You cannot know for sure when you will have another employment opportunity and if that opportunity will align with your skills and experience.
Before COVID-19, anxiety disorders affected 18.1% of American adults. However, according to a recent survey, levels of clinical anxiety have jumped to 40% during the pandemic.
The current pandemic has seriously strained international healthcare systems and burnout threatens doctors and nurses on the frontlines. Business leaders are at similar risk.
A successful executive must be able to simultaneously oversee and manage multiple areas of the company. It can be challenging to ensure that all departments are running smoothly and receive the focus they need.
The COVID-19 crisis is profoundly impacting how we feel, think, live and work, all of which is of concern to leaders as they seek to protect and nurture their teams. While we like to think we know our people well, the truth is that the crisis has raised issues that we have never had to think about before.
When I tell people that I am a coach and that I run a coaching firm, their first reaction is often something like, “Oh I know someone who can use your help.” I hear stories about people dealing with bad bosses, people who hate their jobs, people who really want a promotion but haven’t yet gotten one, the list goes on.
Each year, the coaches in my company speak with many leaders who have been involved in a whistle blowing process. The trend seems to be growing as more companies are adopting whistle blowing processes and more staff are becoming inclined to use them.
Picture this: You’re a leader and you just received your employee attitude survey back. You scan through the results and your heart sinks — all you see are sad faces, negative slopes, dropped scores and red, lots of red. All you want to do is turn things around, but where do you start?
Toronto, ON — Founder Sandra Oliver, Impact-Coaches Inc., a recognized leader in business coaching, has been accepted into Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches.