Monthly Archives: August 2016

Public Seminar: Coaching and Mentoring

Being a coach means filling multiple roles for someone. You need to be a supporter, guide, mentor, role model, and more. Coaching is based on a partnership that involves giving both support and challenging opportunities to employees. Mentorship is a related skill that is often a part of coaching. It’s about being a guide, offering wisdom and advice when it is needed. Knowing how and when to coach (and when to use other tools, like [...]

By |August 30, 2016|Categories: Public Seminars, Talent Management|0 Comments

You’re wasting your time in meetings

Do you know how many hours your scheduled meetings are costing the company? We spend 31 unproductive hours in meetings every month, resulting in $37 billion wasted in time every year. This post outlines some common culprits for wasted meetings, and ways to minimize meeting cost while maximizing efficiency. Reasons for failed meetings Multitasking When people aren't paying attention to the content of the meeting, there's no point in having that meeting in the first place. Some [...]

By |August 25, 2016|Categories: Talent Management|0 Comments

Public Seminar: Balanced Scorecard

The Balanced Scorecard provides feedback around both the internal business processes and external outcomes in order to continuously improve strategic performance and results. From September 6 to 8, we will be having our public seminar on the Balanced Scorecard, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on those three days. The Balanced Scorecard is a strategic planning and management system that is used extensively in business and industry, government, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. It is used [...]

By |August 23, 2016|Categories: Public Seminars, Talent Management|0 Comments

What you love vs. what you’re good at

Should you do what you love, or what you're good at? If you're lucky, the two overlap. However, if they don't, you should ask yourself where you can add the most value. This article by Brianna West states that we aren't meant to do what we love, we're meant to do what we're good at. It holds a lot of truth, the most piercing being "People usually can’t differentiate what they really love and what [...]

By |August 18, 2016|Categories: Talent Management|0 Comments

Public Seminar: Strategic Planning

From September 1 to 2, we will be hosting our public seminar on Strategic Planning. If you and the people who work with you don’t understand where the company is going, they may all develop their own priorities and actually prevent you from getting where you need to be. Part of getting everyone on board is creating a strategic plan complete with the organization’s values, vision, and mission. Then, there’s the challenge of bringing these [...]

By |August 16, 2016|Categories: Public Seminars, Talent Management|0 Comments
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