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End the Blame Game with the Contribution Frame

By Tim Hagen on Fri,Mar 03,2017 @ 09:37 AM

This article is written by Peter Mclees: One of our Progress Coaching Partners.

Conflict can be…well…difficult. Perhaps you can associate with the idea that our best selves do not always show up for the occasion. Before we know it, we’re drowning in conflict and our emotional intelligence becomes emotionally dense while a fire-breathing dragon replaces our deep breathing for calmness. 

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Our Company Silos Need to Come Down

By Tim Hagen on Tue,Nov 08,2016 @ 11:00 AM

We hear it all the time… Our organization is filled with silos! Why is this? How do we get the silos to come down? How do we rebuild relationships from the top down that facilitate cooperation throughout the organization?

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Five Questions You Should Ask a Person With a Bad Attitude

By Tim Hagen on Tue,Jul 26,2016 @ 10:43 AM


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

By Tim Hagen on Thu,Jul 14,2016 @ 01:00 PM

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 reading an article on about 25 things managers do that drive their employees crazy, it really resonated with me. Why do these gaffes happen, and how can we take this information and use it to foster development between the manager and employee relationship? Take a look at the list of 25 things managers do that drive their employees crazy according to Liz Ryan, contributor at Forbes:

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

By Tim Hagen on Thu,Dec 10,2015 @ 11:15 AM

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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