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    Jordan Schmitz

    Jordan Schmitz

    Are You Coaching to Positive Attitudes?

    Wed,Jun 24,2015 @ 11:21 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Bad attitudes are a choice. However, they are a choice made by one person, that can affect an entire company. As a coach, you should always be coaching to positive attitudes, regardless if bad attitudes are present in your employees or not. Coaching employees to have positive attitudes can help prevent bad attitudes in the future. 

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    Using Goals and Coaching to Increase Employee Motivation

    Mon,Jun 22,2015 @ 12:47 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Progress, productivity, sales, income. Every manager would like to see an increase in each of these categories. That increase is directly related to an increase in motivation. When employees are motivated they get more done, and overall they do a better job. Employee motivation is the key to success in the work place. 

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    Coaching Leads to Progress

    Thu,Jun 11,2015 @ 11:39 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    The purpose of coaching is progress. We coach to help employees progress toward their goals and eventually achieve them. Coaching is the means to a successful end. Progress can be seen in many aspects of an employee and their work. Motivation, attitude, engagement, effort, relationships, etc. all show how an employee is progressing, and each of those aspects is developed by coaching. Progress..

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    Building Relationships with Coaching

    Wed,Jun 10,2015 @ 12:43 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Coaching an employee requires the coach and coachee to have a good relationship. Developing a relationship with an employee is an extensive process, but without it, the employee, the company, and the coach can all suffer. In order to coach your employee you need to know your employee. Coaching is all about helping your employee to realize what they could improve upon or fix, and then directing..

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    Do Your Employees Feel Connected?

    Mon,Jun 08,2015 @ 10:50 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

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    Is Your Coaching Feedback Being Received?

    Fri,Jun 05,2015 @ 11:24 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    The phrase "Communication is key" can be applied to almost any situation. Communication is how tasks get done efficiently and correctly. Giving feedback is one of the most important types of communication, without feedback, people wouldn't know if what they are doing is correct or if they could improve. As a coach, giving your employees feedback is one of the most important things you can do to..

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    Coaching to Positive Attitudes

    Wed,Jun 03,2015 @ 11:54 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Having a good attitude can lead to higher motivation and higher productivity, and, as you can guess, a bad attitude can lead to lower motivation and lower productivity. A good attitude in the work place is crucial, without it, not only does the employee suffer but the company as well. 

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    How to Have a Productive Coaching Conversation

    Tue,Jul 22,2014 @ 12:03 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Coaching happens through conversations and face to face interactions. As a coach, it is important to know how to have a good coaching conversation with your employees.  That way,   when a coachable moment arrives, you are ready to make the most of it. 

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    Things to Keep in Mind When Creating a Coaching Culture

    Wed,Jul 02,2014 @ 11:03 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

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    Do Your Professional Blind Spots Affect Your Coaching?

    Sat,May 17,2014 @ 09:16 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    Everyone has professional blind spots, habits, behaviors, etc. that negatively affect the way they are perceived by other co-workers. For example, someone may be very smart and highly qualified, but others may see them as conceited and elitist, which affects how that person and others around them function in the workplace. As a coach, your professional blind spots could affect how your employees..

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