The Progress Coaching Blog

    Harnessing the Power of Empathy to Redefine Communication

    Wed,Feb 28,2024 @ 11:24 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Harnessing the Power of Empathy to Redefine Communication

    Get to the heart of emotional intelligence with empathy, a crucial skill sharpened in the shadows of the pandemic. Discover the profound ways in which empathy can transform workplace dynamics and personal connections. Through an enlightening exercise at a client site, we witnessed the power of truly listening without judgment, and Ken's..

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    Attention Executives-Your Managers Need to Coach, but So Do You!

    Fri,Apr 21,2017 @ 12:59 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    One of the questions I receive frequently from managers is about getting their managers or executive team to coach them. They often fear retribution if they bring it up- as if they are crossing a line. When we provide our program to organizations, everybody says you should start with the executive team, which I agree with, but often it gets pushed down to management levels below the executive..

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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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    Map Your Sales Success with "Sales Mapping"

    Mon,Oct 10,2016 @ 11:56 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    What is Sales Mapping? Sales Mapping is a program where a sales process and / or approach is mapped to a set of performance requirements to better understand specific performance requirements and position sales leaders to apply proven sales coaching strategies to these requirements.

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    What Would You Do? Coaching Contest

    Mon,Oct 10,2016 @ 11:55 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Here's an audio from an upcoming coaching contest we will be delivering in our November newsletter. What were going to do is provide a monthly challenge along with prizes and no not to take our training or get a free product from us but actual gift cards from Starbucks or other types of businesses. The idea is to get a conversation going and we are going to use our newsletter as a tool to..

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    How to Change Your Culture Using an LMS

    Fri,Aug 12,2016 @ 06:46 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Acronyms are thrown around the corporate world on a frequent basis. The main objective is sifting through them and truly delving into their definitions. For example, if you're like me, staying ahead of the curve and trends in the workplace is vital to creating an engaged culture that sustains growth. One tool that allows you to monitor and change your to culture is an LMS. So, what is an LMS?..

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    Coaching Career Development with Your Whiteboard

    Wed,Jul 27,2016 @ 11:49 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Do you ever find it difficult to get your point across when it comes to discussing changes with your employees? Sometimes, getting from where you are to where you want to be needs to be accompanied with a visual. Not only does this allow your employees to understand the details necessary to make growth, but it allows you to truly depict, in a positive manner, how to best achieve that change by..

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    What Drives You Crazy? How Managers Contribute and How to Change

    Thu,Jul 14,2016 @ 01:00 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    As managers, we should be able to relate to our employee's concerns and questions, people issues, and general human problems. Seeing as no one (at least anyone I know) starts off their working lives as a manager, relating to employees should be a no-brainer, right? Sadly, as anyone who has a manager understands, is that there are common things that managers around the country struggle with. After..

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    Building a Coaching Culture

    Fri,May 20,2016 @ 10:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    A Four Step Strategy to Building Coaching Culture

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    Retention + Recruiting = A GREAT Return on Investment (ROI)

    Thu,Dec 10,2015 @ 11:15 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    The other day I met George Blomgren the president of The Good Jobs. We got into an enthralling conversation about return on investment with what both our firms do.

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