Building a Coaching Culture at Work

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There is a growing trend in organizations across industries to intentionally build coaching cultures. Why? It’s good for business. A study by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI) found companies with a coaching culture saw 13% higher revenues than industry peers who did not. Additional studies show coaching has a high […]

Healthy Conflict: How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace for Thriving Teams

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Disengage. Run! Panic. Defend. The concept of conflict at work carries such a negative association that simply saying the word “conflict” triggers one of the above reactions. There seems to be an underlying belief that all workplace conflict is bad, and it will only make situations worse. The key is to engage in healthy conflict […]

Creating a Culture of Feedback

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We were surprised by the overwhelming response of executives and VP leaders when we offered a conversation about feedback culture. We talked specifically about how to strategically create space for direct, kind and actionable feedback (give and receive) that motivates leaders within organizations to grow and change culture. What is Feedback Culture? Feedback Culture is […]

Trauma Informed Leadership: The Anti-Dote to Quiet Quitting

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In our latest webinar, we had the pleasure of working with Carly Bergy from Lark Voice and Speech Services to provide her expertise around trauma-informed leadership. Carly’s tools and insights are incredibly relevant for leaders in any industry as the workplace phenomenon “quiet quitting” is on the rise.  It refers to employees who put no […]

Using Coaching as Tool for Leadership Development

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As organizations grapple with the ever-changing business landscape, effective leaders are crucial to establishing and maintaining a competitive advantage. The assumption is often made that these executives do not need support in exercising mindful leadership. The truth of the matter is that everyone in a position of authority can benefit both personally and professionally from […]

The Role of Leadership Alignment in Change Management

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Change is inevitable. How effectively change is managed in a business setting determines if a business can successfully realize long-term company outcomes. When the leaders guiding company change expertly balance consistency with compassion and leadership alignment, the transition can be the key to progress.   Why is Change Necessary for an Organization? Being able […]

Key Components of a Leadership Training Program

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Good leadership training programs provide opportunities to challenge participants’ thinking and foster conversation amongst participants that helps them gain new insights into areas of improvement. While many leadership development programs fail, well-crafted leadership training has immeasurable benefits for the individual, team and overall organization–increased engagement and retention, better performance, improved product quality, efficient issue resolution […]

The Importance of Leadership Alignment

Image of gears Company culture is a direct reflection of its leadership. When an Executive Team is on the same page about moving forward to resolve issues, reach objectives, and communicate these solutions effectively, harmony ensues and permeates throughout the organization. Mastery of this alliance is evident in the way in which small groups or departments mirror […]

Virtual Leadership Activities that Build Trust Among Teams

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Now more than ever, leadership building activities are becoming more of a priority among teams and organizations as a whole. The reality is that each and every team member has a specific need to be met and among those needs is connection and inclusion to a group of people. This can often be challenging as […]

Radical Candor: 5 Tips for Giving Feedback for Leaders

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Providing effective feedback is often challenging for many leaders, especially when an individual is faced with having an open and honest conversation regarding something that may feel negative at the time. Typically this is driven by the desire not to hurt a team member’s feelings or damage the relationship. While these are natural fears, in […]


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