Coaching is a Participative Sport

Lead Change Blog

The post Coaching is a Participative Sport appeared first on Lead Change. “I didn’t like you much after that,” said a former colleague and now friend as we reminisced about our early days in management. Back then, we were both newly promoted managers working for the same boss.

A Few Words About Participation Awards

Lead Change Blog

The best example she uses is the distribution of participation trophies which insure that what one receives, all receives. I have noticed a discussion popping up lately.

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Participant Guidelines for Safe In-Person Training

The Center For Leadership Studies

If you are planning any upcoming in-person instructor-led training, it’s important that you provide participants with a resource that reinforces COVID-19 protective guidelines that they can reference during the session.

What is a Participating Leadership Style?

The Center For Leadership Studies

A participating leadership style is a low task behavior, high relationship behavior approach to leadership that helps followers solve problems. What a participating leadership style looks like: The leader: Encourages input. The post What is a Participating Leadership Style?

No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

Dear Dan: How Do I Get My Team to Participate in Meetings

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, How do I get my team to participate in meetings so that I am not the only one talking. Sincerely, Looking for participation Dear Looking, Each member on a high performance… Continue reading → Communication Meetings and agendas Culture Meetings organizational success

Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways

Tony Mayo

He is an outstanding workshop and group facilitator who leaves participants with action-oriented takeaways they can’t get anywhere else. —Hector Velez Chief Development Officer | Chief Sales Officer .

10 Ways to Select Participants for a Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

A colleague and I recently talked about the challenge of selecting participants for leadership development programs. Use these guidelines (1-7) for participant selection for leadership development programs, and you’ll ensure that the right person gets the right development at the right time.

Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways

Tony Mayo

The post Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways appeared first on Tony Mayo. Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Tony has an uncanny ability to leverage his vast […]. Client Comments Testimonial

Building the New Age of Participation

Coaching Tip

Sources: Jono Bacon: The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation. What really matter is mindshare. Mindshare is perception. It is a global gut feeling. Mindshare and perception is the magic that wins hearts and minds.

How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Even the most brilliant, credible, and talented instructors with the most dazzling PowerPoint slides won’t guarantee participants in a leadership training program are actually going to learn anything. I was recently asked by one of our professors for some ideas on exactly how to involve participants more in one of our leadership training programs. Then, have participants pair up or form triads to discuss their answers. "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.

Guest Blogger Jesse Scinto: 5 Tips For Powerful Audience Participation


Without skipping a beat, Gina launches into her talk, unaware that her lighthearted attempt at audience participation was a flop. Worse, the question didn’t really elicit participation. Audience participation encompasses a broad range of activities--from a simple show of hands, to requests for brief personal input, to role playing and games, to small group exercises. Group exercises allow participants to learn from each other. Audience participation should add value.

3 Specific Ways to Encourage Meeting Participation

First Friday Book Synopsis

You know the drill: A meeting is called to discuss an important issue but only the usual suspects participate. HBR newsletters "Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter" 3 Ways to Encourage Meeting ParticipationHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Everyone else is quiet and their opinions go unheard. [.].

Just One Thing-Strive to Be a Better Team Participant

Management Excellence

Last I checked, there isn’t much for us to consume on the topic of improving our performance as team and project participants. Here are 12 ideas on to improve your participation and potentially raise the performance of everyone around you. Just One Thing Performance Project Management Career high-performance Strengthen as a Team ParticipantThere are shelves of books and countless blog posts out there on improving team performance.

Harnessing the Power of Participation

The Practical Leader

There’s another excellent article in this month’s Harvard Business Review on harnessing the power of highly engaged people.

Participate in the Thinkers50 Summit

Chartered Management Institute

The world’s leading business brains are gathering in London for the Thinkers50 Summit, a world-class management conference and awards celebrating the best and brightest global management thinkers. The biennial global ranking is a guide to which thinkers and ideas are in – and which have been consigned to business history. So which thinkers make the grade in the 2011? Who is the most influential living management thinker? You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Should I Participate In Online Consulting Marketplaces?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: What are the pros and cons of organizations like Zintro and Elance? Should I be looking there to get projects? What is your answer to this consultant? Do you have direct experience winning business through a large, online clearinghouse or a broker like Zintro?

Olympic Champions, and Olympic Participants, and that 10,000 Hour Rule

First Friday Book Synopsis

So, as I have watched a few of the events from the Olympics, and I’ve been thinking about the 10,000 hour rule. And I am ready to state the obvious: putting in 10,000 hours guarantees nothing. First, a refresher. Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, described the 10,000 hour rule. To summarize, it takes 10,000 [.]. Randy's blog entries 10000 hour rule Abby Johnston Anders Ericsson deliberate practice Geoff Colvin John Wooden Kelci Bryant Malcolm Gladwell Talent is Overrated

Encouraging Existing Members of Your Community to Participate Without Nagging Them to Death

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

Dare to Participate – Be a Team Player!

Anese Cavanaugh

Work with your team. Talk about what’s going on. Be open about it. Invite them into the conversation. Tell the truth (be aware of and response-able for your impact here.) Brainstorm solutions. Give them ownership for creating solutions that will help you move through challenges together. This is a tip from the complete article “ Dare to Stay Engaged with a Positive Mindset “ from Anese Leadership Tips

How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business Review

Stop the multitasking already! Meetings Presentations Managing people Digital Article

Professional Services Maturity Model – Request for participation.

Rajesh Setty

Introducing the Service Maturity Model – White Paper (PDF) Service Performance Insight is in the final stages of accepting participants for the upcoming PS Maturity Benchmark report which will be published in January, 2009. To date, over 135 firms have participated in this year’s survey.

Call for research participation – how functional is your workplace?

Ask Atma

Fill out this form if you want to discuss eligibility and participation. You can’t fix what you can’t see. Think about how cool it would be to have insight into the psychological dynamics present in your workplace.

How to Create a Powerhouse Team

Skip Prichard

as well as a Google executive, said in Powerhouse , “When you give decisions to the team to make, this increases team participation, responsibility, and accountability, and it’s very strengthening to the team.”. Winning Team.

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How Uncertainty Works

Leadership Freak

** Uncertainty invites participation. Exploring ideas, finding solutions, and innovation demand vigorous participation from all players. Your attitude secretly signals participants to open up and bring their “A” game or clam up and play it safe. Uncertain leaders create safe playing fields where everyone participates. The best teams win when players bring their best.

Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! project… | Rajesh Setty

Rajesh Setty

About Portfolio Resources eBuzz Blog Home Blog Announcement Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! project… RSS Feed Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog. Here you’ll find more than 1500 articles and mini-sagas on entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity and simply how to distinguish yourself.

Don’t Let Inexperience Stop You from Participating in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

The problem, of course, is that unless you do participate, you won’t catch the attention of your senior colleagues who have the power to bring your career to the next level. In some companies, participation from junior staff is essential, a key part of the career development process. Discern what quality participation looks like in your particular organization and team. When the actual meeting rolls around, look for ways to participate meaningfully.

Employee Engagement: Energizing and Mobilizing People

Great Leadership By Dan

Employee engagement, and the participative management practices that go with it, are not a panacea for every business problem. We've found that managers and employees usually want to participate and to influence the design of processes and systems that affect them.

Why People Do — and Don’t — Participate in Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

But getting employees to take action — to actually participate in these programs — well, that’s another story. We recently surveyed 465 full-time employees from companies that currently offer a health, wellness, and fitness program, as part of our ongoing efforts to understand the rapidly changing needs of both wellness program participants and those who don’t take part.

The 12 Team Behaviors That Drive Team Performance

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Team Effectiveness High Performance Teams Participant - Observer task and maintenance behaviors Team decision making Teamwork What makes a high performance team? The characteristics are described in The 6 Benchmarks of High Performance Teams.

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Wikibrands: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Wikibrands: Reinventing Your Company in a Custiner-Driven Marketplace Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover McGraw-Hill (2011) How the new levers of brand development achieve customer participation What is the meaning of the noun wikibrand(s)? According to Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover, it refers to a “progressive set of organizations, products, services, ideas, and causes that tap [.]. Bob's blog entries Accenture and shared media to survive and thrive."

Today’s Essential Management Skill

Leadership Freak

Author Book Notes Coaching Leading Managing Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Leadership Development long term relationships Organizational Development value participationManaging is more than processes and procedures; it’s people. Successful managers bring out the best in others. Management and leadership are about coaching around performance.”

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A Closer Look at All Those New U.S. Jobs

Coaching Tip

labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. The labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. By Elliott Wave International. Editor's note: You'll find a text version of the story below the video.

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Homesteading Today and How to Quickly Turn Your Community Against You

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members Managing the Community

How to Participate in Your Employee’s Coaching

Harvard Business Review

But today, executive coaching is often viewed as a strategic investment in human capital – a perk reserved for employees with high potential — and managers have realized that they need to participate in the process. At the outset, the more specific you can be about how you define success for the participant, the better. This happy ending was only possible because the manager had been an active sponsor of, and participant in, the coaching – and had been honest with his coach.

Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness.

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness to Organizations?

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Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

Managing Communities

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Encourage Foreign-Born Employees to Participate More in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

In fact, he is on the fast track to senior consultant, then director, and eventually partner, except for one major issue: Feng cannot get himself to participate actively in meetings. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had conversations with senior managers about the challenges that they face in getting some of their best and brightest people to participate actively and effectively in meetings. Some people simply aren’t hardwired to participate comfortably in groups.

Dan Pontefract: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Classroomachev [comma] Tear Down These Walls” “The Connected Leader Attributes” “The Connected Leader Chasm” “The Organization vs. Life Itself” “The Participative Leader Framework” Bill Breen Bill Gates Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville Chariots of Fire Collaborative Leader Action Dan Pink Dan Pontefract: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization TELUS the TELUS Leadership Philosophy and the Learning 2.0

How Duolingo Builds Community on reddit

Managing Communities

Community Cultivation How Should I Participate Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

Six Strategies for Boosting Morale

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Six Strategies for Boosting Morale by Kevin Eikenberry on November 1, 2010 in Leadership , Learning A participant from a workshop I led several years ago posed a question to me last week.

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How to Ethically Ask for (and Receive) Reviews of Your Business or Product

Managing Communities

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