Category: Coaching

This topic contains articles pertaining to coaching: the often in person guidance of an employee or employees by a senior member of the staff.


How to Build an Ideal Coaching Model for Your Coaching Programs

According to recent research, the coaching models and practices organizations develop and follow significantly correlate to their overall market performance, but many organizations still rate their coaching programs and practices as barely effective or not effective at all.


4 Mentorship Program Ideas for the New Year

According to recent research, 83% of workers participating in a mentoring program admitted that their experiences positively influenced their desire to stay at their organizations. And, luckily, there are many types of mentor-mentee relationships that your organization can help promote via various types of mentorship programs.


4 Tips for Coaching New Managers

According to statistics compiled in a post published on LinkedIn® Learning, three out of four employees report that their bosses are the worst and most stressful part of their jobs, with 65% of employees saying they’d take a new boss over a pay raise. And a whopping 85% of executives aren’t confident in their leadership […]


How to Increase Your Seasoned Employees’ Productivity

Did you know that the average tenure for a salaried employee is now only around 4 years? And based on research, employees who are with an organization for less than 4 years are more than 65% less likely to be engaged, and the likelihood that they’re engaged decreases with each passing year they stay with […]


Ways for Women to Build Confidence in the Workplace

Despite considerable gains in the last few decades toward greater equality in the workplace in terms of pay and opportunities, women still lag behind men at the top levels of organizations. For example, according to the Center for American Progress, even though women make up 44% of the overall S&P 500 workforce and 36% of […]

Training Employees on How to Escalate (Part 2)

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of escalation in certain situations, as well as some specific situations in which employees should be raising issues with their managers.


When Employees Should Escalate Issues (Part 1)

Employers value employees who can operate independently and don’t need to be micromanaged. Similarly, particularly among employees with some level of management responsibility or who aspire to such responsibility, there is often a desire to handle things on their own without asking supervisors for help. At the same time, managers are there for a reason, […]


How to Have Productive One-on-One Meetings with Your Trainees

As employees start to become more invested in their own L&D goals and career trajectories, L&D professionals will need to meet with their trainees more often one-on-one. Here’s how to ensure that you have more productive one-on-one meetings with your trainees.

Executive Coaching—Who Needs It?

We often think of coaching and training initiatives as something that should be targeted at new hires or junior staff. But executive coaching is a prominent activity among big businesses. And that makes sense. After all, no leader starts out as a leader. At some point, they’ve all had to learn what it means to […]

Should L&D Professionals Be Workplace Counselors?

Due to rising levels of stress, depression, and employee disengagement in the workplace, experts are recommending that the roles of the L&D professional and workplace counselor be combined.1 But is this sage advice? Continue reading to learn more.