While coaching can be effective, frequently it isn’t. Unsuccessful coaching assignments can have substantial costs while returning no benefits. The idea that coaching works is undermined by failures.
Author Archive | Daniel D. Elash, PhD
The absence of a shared, well understood plan reduces real productivity and leads to sub-optimization of a company’s performance. The solution is to not only build a plan but to disseminate it, discuss it for shared understanding, and then to manage individual performance against the plan.
When you turn an episode of procrastination into an opportunity to learn, you win. Perhaps not all at once, but definitely you’ll win in the end.
Change is hard, but not impossible. Your chances are improved by having a strategy for realizing the change you want to experience. Work your strategy. Practice the skills you seek.
All organizations pursue a purpose. Yet, lofty mission statements are often subverted by the decisions made for short-term crisis management. Value statements are often discredited by how people are treated day to day.
If you work for a boss who wields power in a petty fashion, takes credit for the good ideas of others or quickly scapegoats others for his or her mistakes your boss may be a bully. This article helps you to identify whether you are being bullied and what you can do about it.