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Tim Hagen

Tim Hagen

Tim Hagen founded Progress Coaching, a Training Reinforcement Partner Company, in 1997. His entrepreneurial career began in college leading to positions in sales, sales management, and sales training for small and large corporations, and eventually ownership of several training companies. Tim is often a keynote speaker at companies teaching the value of coaching and conversations in the workplace. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on experience, academics, and innovative insight to solve the industry’s most common challenges specific to workplace performance. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and Training from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
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How to Use Assessments to Coach

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:46 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This episode teaches the fundamentals of using assessments to coach. All too often we use the results to label and it cuts us off from conversations and deepening our understanding of one another. During this episode we will teach a coaching mapping methodology called QALMS (check out our article on Forbes on QALMS) (..

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I Love My Boss, But I Quit (The Why of Coaching)

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:23 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This episode teaches a major transition occurring in the workplace. Historically people quit because of their direct relationship with their boss or manager when in fact now well people are quitting organizations due to their workplace flexibility policies. There is a major shift going on and it is prompting leaders to possess four fundamental attributes when it comes to their leadership:

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My Employee Was Offered More Money ... What Do I Do?

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:20 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This episode is dedicated to The Great Resignation, specific to those who say, "my employees only care about money" and "other companies are calling my people and offering signing bonuses." This episode will teach specific strategies to help offset this challenging, dare I say scary trend.Good Luck!

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Your Employee Has A Job Offer ... Oh What To Do

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:16 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

During this episode we're going to talk about short term thinking versus long term thinking. There are a number of jobs still out in the marketplace and people who are very short term thinkers will take jobs without really understanding their own career goals or motivations for the pursuit of short term financial gain. During this episode we will teach two different ways to have career coaching..

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2022: The Year of the Conversation

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:12 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

It is imperative especially as things are changing so fast that leaders have conversations with their people. It's imperative that people have conversations with their peers. It's imperative that employees have conversations with upper level management. If there is ever been a time when we need to converse and truly understand one another and be in a position to help one another it will be 2022. ..

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Interview With Ben Murphy from Titus Talent Strategies

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 01:02 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

As a former college football coach with over 15 years of experience in sales & recruiting, Ben Murphy, VP at Titus, is known for his innovative hiring & management approach. He helps educate the marketplace on how to think strategically to better identify, attract, hire, engage & retain top talent.  

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What A Winter Blizzard Taught Me About People

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 12:51 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Yesterday I drove in the middle of the winter Blizzard coming back from up north Wisconsin. Needless to say the weather was terrible and there were white out conditions and if you have never driven in such weather it can be extremely dangerous. One of the most interesting things that I noticed was a long single line behind me and in front of me. The left lane was open but not plowed so I thought..

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There Is NO Buy-In To Coaching !!! That Notion is Crap!

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 12:38 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

I still hear from leaders this notion of buy in when it comes to coaching. Let me be very straightforward and candid- that's a load of BS! Let's look at this logically. If a manager does not have time to coach how the heck do they create more time when they need to interview and review resumes when someone leaves their organization? Coaching is a form of communication and leaders will typically..

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WOW ... Today's Employee Has Changed ... How Leadership Coaching Can Help

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 12:28 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Today's employee has dramatically changed and we as leadership coaches must change with those changes. People are quitting without having their next job as well as people are quitting jobs for more money not thinking about long term decisions that are affected by such decisions. The pandemic has caused people to look at themselves and their careers dramatically differently. I would say a few..

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Coaching is a Game ... The Playing Field & Players Have Changed! Have You?

Sat,Sep 10,2022 @ 12:23 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

When we think about sports and we think about playing fields and players and leaders of teams couple things come to mind. If a coach were to go into a huddle during a game and look up at the scoreboard and say everybody we are down by 20 points but let's just keep doing the same thing what would the players think? Would they even wanna continue to play? Would they maybe even wanna switch teams?..

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