Tag: leadership development coach

Are You a Horrible Boss?

As a leadership development coach I have truly seen them all: great leaders and awful leaders. And while you are probably not on par with the worst I have ever encountered, you could still be the source of your employees’ lack of motivation. One of the worst cases of “nightmare boss” I have ever encountered…

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Are You Really Coaching Your Employees?

Part of your job as a manager and leader is to provide coaching to your direct reports. All employees deserve this, and they all need it to succeed and stay engaged with their work. But remember that there is a big difference between meeting with people on a regular basis, and coaching them. Coaching is…

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7 Reasons Your Goals May Not Be Achievable

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Many organizations set goals and fail to reach them. Others achieve some of their goals by accident, and some could achieve a lot more. Are your goals mandatory or experimental? In my leadership development coaching projects, I’ve seen many organizations set their goals without considering the obvious reasons they may not be achievable. By addressing…

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The Difference Between Training and Development

How much budget have you wasted on training that didn’t result in ROI?  I’m a sales trainer and coach and see failed training programs every day. If you are spending your training dollars on training that strengthens employees’ skills while allowing them to grow personally and professionally—then you are in the very successful minority. There…

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5 Signs You Need a Leadership Coach

Of the many hats I wear at AGI, I think my favorite is that of leadership development coach. The experience of working one-on-one with business leaders and helping them become the best leaders they can be is very rewarding. Once in a while, I encounter people who don’t know if they are at the right…

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3 Strategic Tools to Monitor Your Industry

Whether you need to monitor your competitors, stay on top of industry trends, or keep tabs on your own online reputation, keeping up to date is easy if you know where and how to look. We live in a 24-hour news cycle world that changes at the speed of light. And while keeping up with…

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4 Ways to Create Linsanity on Your Team

Do you have a Jeremy Lin on your team? You might. You may think you understand the potential of every person on your team but the truth is, you could have unbelievable, untapped talent sitting “on the bench” just waiting to be discovered by you—or your competitor. As company leadership we must think like championship…

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