The Progress Coaching Blog

    Uncovering Hidden Potential: A Leadership Pivot from Frustration to Opportunity in the Workplace

    Mon,Feb 12,2024 @ 08:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Ever found yourself grinding your teeth over a team member's flaws, blind to what they excel at? That's the cliffhanger we tackle with a tale of transformation that began with an exasperated manager and an employee's untapped potential. Our conversation pivots on a singular, powerful question that reframes a common workplace conundrum: "What does the employee do well?"

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    Future-Proofing Leadership: AI, Coaching Trends, & Transforming Feedback Culture

    Mon,Dec 04,2023 @ 08:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Future-Proofing Leadership: AI, Coaching Trends and Transforming Feedback Culture

    Do you ever wonder how the exponential growth in coaching and the emergence of AI will shape the leadership landscape of 2024?

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    Mastering Self-Awareness For Effective Interactions

    Mon,Sep 18,2023 @ 08:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Mastering Self-Awareness For Effective Interactions

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    Coaching Must Involve Practice

    Fri,Aug 31,2018 @ 09:30 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Without practice employees do not arbitrarily improve. Without practice we cannot observe skills and behaviors to reinforce. Without practice employees will not arbitrarily develop confidence. Without practice managers are allowing employees to practice for the first time in front of peers and customers. So what is a manager to do especially when time is limited? Here are five strategies we would..

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    Positivity Equals Productivity

    Wed,Mar 07,2018 @ 10:00 AM | Posted by: Alyssa Nowak

    Leaving little notes on your employees’ desks, taking 30 seconds out of your day to let someone know something specific that they have done that you appreciate, or calling a meeting just to let your team know that what they do is appreciated are all ways that positivity can drive a positive and productive workplace atmosphere. So what happens when positivity is missing?

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    Feedback- How to Deliver Honest, Yet Sensitive, Feedback

    Thu,Feb 18,2016 @ 01:01 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Feedback- It’s that word we dread hearing at work, right? Why do we feel this way about feedback, this immediate negative connotation with the word? Throughout our lives, we have received feedback, whether it was requested or simply bestowed upon us. So, with that logic, we should be used to it by now, even professionals at receiving it and giving it in the right way! The truth is, we still..

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    Coach Employees to Accept Feedback

    Mon,Aug 10,2015 @ 12:32 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    We talk often about coaching employees and constantly helping to develop them into superstar top performers.  However, as we have all experienced at one time or another, sometimes it’s not what you say, but how you say it.  If not done in a friendly and open way, employees, or anyone for that matter, could become defensive and closed off.

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    Does Your Coaching Feedback Get Results?

    Mon,Jun 29,2015 @ 11:13 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    As a manager and a coach, giving feedback is one of the most important parts of your job. Without it, your employees wouldn't know what to improve upon or what they are doing well. The purpose of feedback is for your employees to learn where their actions, behaviors, etc. are in relation to you or your company's desired expectation. Feedback given in the wrong way or at the wrong time can have..

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