The Progress Coaching Blog

How One Conversation Could Have Destroyed a Company!

Thu,Apr 27,2017 @ 05:26 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

I bet when you first read the title you thought it was over the top. This is from a company we worked with years ago that had less than 15 people when I first started working with them. I'll never forget the day this conversation took place. It still reminds me of the value of teaching coaching and what I do for a living.

A manager of one of our clients sites was extremely upset with one of his..

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Rapid Coaching

Wed,Nov 04,2015 @ 12:37 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

It's a saying I hear all the time from managers, "I don't have time to coach!" However, there are two myths within management communities. First, managers coach already! A lack of coaching is a strong component of management, so if you don't like it, please find another job. Second, managers do have time to coach! No matter the department or manager, people run machines, computers, sales,..

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It's Coaching, I Mean Football, Season!

Fri,Sep 18,2015 @ 11:04 AM | Posted by: Katie Allbee

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Coaching Employee Engagement is Important!

Wed,Jul 15,2015 @ 10:58 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Gallup organization's research shows that less than 30% of employees are truly engaged. However, it also states that 85% of employees who are engaged have said that they are going to stay with their current employer and are not looking for another job. 

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Building Relationships with Coaching

Wed,Jun 10,2015 @ 12:43 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Coaching an employee requires the coach and coachee to have a good relationship. Developing a relationship with an employee is an extensive process, but without it, the employee, the company, and the coach can all suffer. In order to coach your employee you need to know your employee. Coaching is all about helping your employee to realize what they could improve upon or fix, and then directing..

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Encourage Employee Engagement

Wed,Oct 01,2014 @ 04:14 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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Coaching Helps Retain Talent!

Sat,Apr 05,2014 @ 06:53 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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What is Engagement?

Wed,Mar 26,2014 @ 03:29 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz


Engagement is a word commonly associated with coaching, but what is engagement? In the article, "What is Employee Engagement?" written by Kevin Kruse, he writes about the meaning of engagement in the workplace and why engaged employees will benefit your company. 

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Attitudes Are Essential to the Employee Organization's Success

Fri,Mar 21,2014 @ 03:32 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

First of all, bad attitudes do not require you to get angry or upset. Bad attitudes are an employee's choice and our job is get them to realize they need to make a change.

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Leaders: You Are Pushing or Pulling Employees

Thu,Feb 27,2014 @ 06:15 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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