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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    Discovering Desire: Crafting Questions to Uncover Workplace Motivations

    Mon,Nov 13,2023 @ 08:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Discovering Desire:

    Crafting Questions to Uncover Workplace Motivations

    What if you could unlock the secret to understanding what truly motivates people? Even more, how can you apply this knowledge effectively in workplace scenarios?

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    Coaching After the Workplace Engagement Study Retains & Grows Top Talent

    Mon,Aug 27,2018 @ 07:45 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    Often, organizations will deploy a workplace engagement study to ascertain their employee's happiness and level of engagement. This could include their salary, their benefits, their engagement levels, their motivation, their team dynamics, or what have you. The purpose of the engagement study is to find out what's going on in the workplace. Often, organizations will do this on an annual basis..

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    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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    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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    Five Reasons Coaching Helps Retain top Talent

    Mon,Apr 17,2017 @ 11:49 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

    The coaching industry is growing by leaps and bounds. With that being, said I think we have to be very conscientious of the reasons why we need to coach and not just for the traditional reasons of engagement and performance development, but more organizational reasons as well.

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    5 Reasons You Should Be Coaching

    Mon,Jul 06,2015 @ 02:07 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

    One question you may ask yourself is, "Why should I coach my employees?" or "Why should my company invest in a coaching culture?"

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