Category Archives: coaching
Leadership Tip: Blamers and Shamers
Leadership Development - It's All About Coaching
When it comes to leadership development, are you a manager or a coach? It is much easier to be a manager, but if you are looking to develop the talent of your team, you must be a coach.
Building a Strong Team Requires This
So how is your connection at work these days? I’m not talking about the connection of your WIFI - I’m talking about face to face, REAL connection with people. If you are looking to win the game, then the most important thing to remember is: connection builds teams.
Want success? Start with passion.
Passion is the energy of your heart, the fuel of your life. It is the combustion of energy, emotion, and focus and it is at the core of people who shine. Passion is also an emotional state of mind. It drives you to engage and to perform at an outstanding level. Passion gives you the tenacity to […]
Building a Great Culture with Employee Recognition
What do successful organizations who have great cultures do? They take the time for employee recognition. Whether its’s a quick note, a shout-out in a meeting, or presenting a well-deserved award, people shine when they are encouraged. People want to know that you believe in them.
Inspire innovation with your team - three great hacks.
Ready to create the most innovative company in your industry? It starts with contribution. People want to contribute. It increases employee engagement and satisfaction, particularly if ideas are put to use. Even the smallest ideas can become a part of a brainstorm that turns into significant […]
Are you a manager or a coach?
If you want to be a better leader, be a coach - NOT a manager! Those who take the time to learn great coaching skills are far more effective, and get the best results from their people.
The Aspire Learning Model
Coaching and Character
I watched an amazing thing happen this weekend. My daughter’s speech and debate team won 2nd place in Division 1 for the State! It was remarkable as this is a high school with only 270 kids beating all the other schools that are many times bigger. In this intellectual sport, numbers do count. But […]
Does Culture Matter? Ask Tom Brady!
If you don't think culture matters, just ask Tom Brady. It wasn’t that he had a bad day. And it wasn't the unsportsmanlike conduct he displayed by not shaking the winning quarterback’s hand. Even die-hard Patriots fans questioned that!