The Progress Coaching Blog

Using Video To Coach

Tue,Oct 17,2017 @ 11:56 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Recently, we created a module called video-based coaching. The module teaches specific strategies of how to leverage video as a coaching tool versus always a manager or coach as the sole provider of coaching. We live in a video age and I thought about writing this long-winded articulate article sharing my wisdom until I saw the following video. I think this video will do most of the teaching of..
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Attitude-How Self-Care Pays Off

Mon,Nov 14,2016 @ 12:47 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

We all make excuses. Some of the most frequent include:

  • You’re late for work.
  • You spilled your coffee.
  • Your kids were up late at home sick.
  • There’s construction causing a traffic jam.
  • You have a ton of work waiting on your desk.

We're all guilty of letting these excuses stand in the way of getting things done. The question then arises as to how do we all react to these day to day challenges..

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5 Problems Managers Face When Coaching Attitudes (And How To Solve Them)

Mon,Oct 17,2016 @ 10:39 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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Attitudes affecting your culture?

Wed,Aug 10,2016 @ 11:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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How to build a culture of trust at your workplace

Thu,Aug 04,2016 @ 11:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Money, benefits, fun activities- what actually keeps someone motivated to come to work? While an energetic and engaging boss begins the process, what ultimately ends the debate is a trusting, cooperative environment. Not only does the manager need to trust that the employee will complete and fulfill obligations, but the employee needs to trust that the manager creates an environment of standards..

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Progress Coaching and midland video agree to partnership

Wed,Jul 06,2016 @ 11:26 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

We are pleased to announce that we have come to an agreement with Midland video to help educate the marketplace on workplace culture. Tim Hagen, President of Progress Coaching states, “Joe Liberatore and I have been friends for a while and we had never really thought of partnering with one another until I saw Joe's work. He helps companies use their workplace culture as a marketing and..

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Does Your Culture Recruit or Push Candidates Away?

Thu,Jun 30,2016 @ 11:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

We hear so much about culture today. So many companies are doing monthly or quarterly engagement studies or surveys. We spend so much time trying to build our cultures through training or assessments. Your culture is driven by the interactions between people. The manager to employee conversation is a critical one. This interaction represents either a positive or a not so positive relationship...

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Measure Your Culture Down to Each Employee

Tue,Jun 28,2016 @ 01:00 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

If we cannot conduct workplace assessments or surveys without them having to be anonymous so we can get honest and straightforward answers doesn't that speak to our cultural based challenges? A culture should in fact have the ability for people to have direct conversations in interactions without fear or retribution. Measuring peoples engagement and understanding how each and every employee is..

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Your Culture Affects Your Sales Success

Wed,Oct 07,2015 @ 12:56 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

So  often we spend billions of dollars in this country on sales training and sales management programs when in fact one of the most fundamental things affect our ability to sell. It's our culture. Yes, I know many people write about culture but do we really think about culture as a strategic tool when selling to enable our sales teams to be successful? For example, if two employees were sitting in..

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