Category Archives: For Managers

Is Cutting Coaching The Right Choice?

While some companies may think cutting their executive coaching and training budgets is the smart way to save money during hard economic times, could this be hurting them?  That likely depends on the role of coaching and training in the company according to this article from “Personnel Today” called:  “Coaching Through Recession: When the going gets tough.”

Three Signs of a Miserable Job – Book Review

Three Signs of a Miserable Job:  A Fable for Managers (and their employees)
by Patrick Lencioni

Do you see yourself in any of the following scenarios:
– On Sundays you start to dread the upcoming work week.
– You don’t feel valued in your job.
– There is a high rate of turnover in the company
– Employees don’t seem to care about their work.

If so, Patrick Lencioni has a possible solution for you.  “Three Signs of a Miserable Job” is mainly written in a novel format as we follow Brian as he learns the three keys to job satisfaction.  If you think, like I did, that doing what you love is the only solution, you may be in for a surprise. Even people who do what they love or are good at, don’t necessarily love their job.

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Coaching for Managers Webinar from CTI

Can coaching boost personal and team performance in a company?

For those who are managers in a company, this no cost webinar may be of interest to you:

Three Critical Coaching Skills for Managers.

The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) is offering a one hour webinar which focuses on how implementing just a few key coaching skills can dramatically boost personal and team performance.

Coaching Skills for Managers Webinar

If you attend the webinar, feel free to share your experience of it.