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The Power of Goal-Setting

Thu,Oct 11,2018 @ 02:46 PM | Posted by: Alyssa Nowak

When we think about what motivates us in our jobs, it comes down to something we want to achieve – the next big promotion, a pay raise, or the respect of our peers. But what is really behind those things? What do we truly want to accomplish for ourselves? That promotion may really mean job security for some, or a sense of progress for others. The pay raise? Financial security or savings for..

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3 Step Strategy to Coach Managers to Coach

Tue,Jan 17,2017 @ 02:53 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

As often providers think, our solutions are magical, and if people would just take training from us, everything would be okay. While this sounds nice, it couldn't be farther from the truth. While I think my company provides great training, other companies do as well, it begs the question, why do managers still struggle to coach? It comes down to one small detail:

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Motivation is Unique to Each Employee

Tue,Jul 19,2016 @ 10:11 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

We have a very interesting relationship with work. How often to we hear people say "I have to go to work Monday" as if its a death sentence? What this really means is people are not connected or motivated by what they do.

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Encourage Managers to Coach Managers

Mon,Jul 04,2016 @ 09:44 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Use these ideas to help encourage your managers to coach today!

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Help...My Employees are not motivated!

Thu,Apr 14,2016 @ 02:56 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Motivation is such a nebulous and ambiguous concept. Here's why I say that. Many managers and leaders will attempt to motivate employees based on their own values and principles when in fact they often do not know specifically what motivates another person. How do we go about ascertaining what motivates people? Here are three high-level concepts that are from a fantastic book called the ..

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Motivating Employees with Coaching

Wed,Aug 05,2015 @ 11:51 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

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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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Self-Development... What's in it For Them

Mon,Jul 13,2015 @ 11:21 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Self-development can be a frustrating subject for coaches. Ultimately, the amount of self-development that an employee does is up to them. What employees might not know is that any self-development they do benefits the entire company. Your job as a coach is to inspire employees to pursue self-development. This is where WIFT comes in.

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Coaching to Increase Confidence

Fri,Jul 10,2015 @ 09:29 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Mary comes into work every day and is motivated, engaged, has a good attitude, and is ready to tackle any project that might come her way.

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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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