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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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What If We Traced Our Conversations ... Like A Virus?

Wed,Dec 02,2020 @ 02:21 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Conversations take on life forms. They become events. They become living breathing things that can spread much like a virus quickly and without prejudice harming people unnecessarily. This podcast is a parallel between conversations and certainly our current pandemic crisis. I realize this is a little bit risky and I don't want to offend anybody and I think about conversations much like a virus..

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NEW Trends in Sales & Sales Management: Interview With Mike Carroll from Intelligence Conversations

Wed,Dec 02,2020 @ 02:18 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This 25 minute interview with Mike Carroll from Intelligent Conversations will reveal some of the trends and things leaders need to do during  new virtual selling  times.

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Master Lesson: The 4 Areas Employees Need Help to Become Superstars

Mon,Nov 30,2020 @ 04:41 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This episode teaches four fundamental areas employees need to improve and with that improvement will help workplace cultures become more engaged and positive. This master lesson will teach the four areas and what leaders can do to facilitate positive improvement.For More Information on Coaching Employees to Superstar Status schedule a time to chat with me: click here

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My Friend Got Fired ... Welcome to Self-Awareness

Mon,Nov 30,2020 @ 03:50 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This short story depicts the value of self-awareness and coaching. Recently, a friend/business associate get fired from his job. As I asked him what happen he went on a tirade of why it was completely unfair and how his boss was a jerk. As the conversation continued I realized one thing like most people who were in that predicament very few people within your ever truly honest with themselves and..

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Quit Training Managers To Coach

Mon,Nov 30,2020 @ 03:18 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This podcast episode will teach the 5 tenants of what it takes to develop high-performing leadership coaches within your organization. They are as follows:

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Coaching to 2 Areas of Emotional Intelligence: Self-Awareness & Regulation

Sun,Nov 29,2020 @ 10:32 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

 Coaching to Emotional Intelligence is not an easy thing to do. The two major areas especially related to coaching are self awareness and self regulation. When people lack self awareness as well as lack the skills associated with self regulation this can be a wicked combination. This podcast lesson teaches a very fundamental strategy using a rule of engagement and reflective coaching to build..

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Why Virtual Selling Provides The GREATEST Business Opportunity for Organizations

Thu,Nov 19,2020 @ 04:19 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Virtual selling provides organizations one of the greatest opportunities of our lifetime. It now only drives the opportunity for sales coaching and team development, it also provides insight to something that most sales organizations and people struggle to deal with. During this episode we will teach you four strategies and reasons why virtual selling provides you a unique opportunity during this..

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Why Virtual Selling Provides The GREATEST Business Opportunity for Organizations

Wed,Nov 18,2020 @ 07:30 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Virtual selling provides organizations one of the greatest opportunities of our lifetime. It now only drives the opportunity for sales coaching and team development, it also provides insight to something that most sales organizations and people struggle to deal with. During this episode we will teach you four strategies and reasons why virtual selling provides you a unique opportunity during this..

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Are Your Employees Coachable?

Mon,Nov 16,2020 @ 08:26 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

This 18 minute lesson will teach 5 things that affect one's ability to be coached. It is imperative that we understand there are two sized coaching, one who gives and who plays the role of coach, and one who receives and plays the role of coachee. So much money and time to start teaching leaders are coach we also have an opportunity to teach the recipient of their role and responsibility in the..

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The Coachability Factor

Mon,Nov 16,2020 @ 08:02 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

To help illustrate this episode here is a poll we did on linked - provides some unique insights:In a coaching relationship who is responsible for the success of the coaching outcome the Coach or Coachee (person being coached) ?

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