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Decision Theory in Complex Systems

Decision Theory in Complex Systems

John Bush August 20, 2011 0

Many decisions made during an individual's typical day are made in a distracted state. This process works well until some external event injects itself into the process

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Motivation or Inspiration

Motivation or Inspiration

Bill Burtch August 19, 2011 0

In a recent conversation a colleague discussed doing motivational speaking. Then she said, “or maybe it’s inspirational.” That got me thinking about a common dilemma that managers and leaders face, “is it my role

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Establishing Core Values & Core Purposes of the Corporate Social Responsibility: Coaching in Financial Sector

Establishing Core Values & Core Purposes of the Corporate Social Responsibility: Coaching in Financial Sector

Andrew Boddice August 16, 2011 0

Sector: Finance Assignment: Establishment of Core Values & Core Purpose of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Department and the application to future profitability. Period: 2005 Background An International Banking organisation, based in Scotland, looking

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Managing the Stress

Managing the Stress

William Bergquist August 15, 2011 0

How might a coach assist her client in identifying and even seeking to avoid or reduce the impact of these stress ruts? Five tactics and four coaching strategies are suggested

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Why Coaching Works

Why Coaching Works

Bill Burtch August 15, 2011 0

Coaching is one of the most requested professional development methods of corporate leaders. In a 2001 study by the Corporate Leadership Council coaching was the 5th most requested method for development. In a more

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The Chain of Command

The Chain of Command

Rick Piraino August 11, 2011 0

Examine your behavior and identify when and where you may jump the chain – including with frontline workers. What are your triggers - directives that you don’t see being implemented, breakdowns in procedure, waste

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Art of the Question in Coaching Sessions

Art of the Question in Coaching Sessions

Rick Piraino August 10, 2011 0

Having a series of open-ended questions in mind helps keep the ownership of the problem and its solution on the employee

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Anger and Coaching

Anger and Coaching

Rick Piraino August 10, 2011 0

At some point in every training, I ask the question, “When is anger appropriate in the work place?” In every training so far, the response has been, “Never.”  Good to hear; yet, despite this

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Coaching and Accountability

Coaching and Accountability

Rick Piraino August 10, 2011 0

We cannot afford to lose it to reactivity, hostility, and blame; rather, it is the best tool we have to create excellence with our employees

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Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2009

Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey: 2009

Sherpa Coaching August 10, 2011 0

Every crisis calls for great leadership. Today, a generation of leaders is being severely tested. One bad decision, even one bad attitude in top management can cost people their jobs. That’s why executive coaching

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