When faced with a problem, we retread the same terrain in our minds, thinking the same thoughts and rehearsing the same internal dialogues. This kind of rumination is rarely helpful, and in fact, tends to lead to greater rigidity.
Posts Tagged: coaching
With the proper tools and consistent practice (along with a little coaching on the side), you too can be that individual that someone thinks about when the concept of a “great coach” comes up.
Everyone wants to be a great leader. Trouble is, no one knows what “leadership” means. Come learn three tips to improve yourself as a leader.
The first known use of feedback was in describing a mechanical process. It has evolved to be something that affects people’s morale, their relationships and even an organization’s bottom line. This article takes a look at how to give better feedback and take it.
Feedback is a difficult concept to employ as a new manager. No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, as indicated by a study that ranked the top challenges faced by managers. To complicate matters, managers are expected to provide individualized feedback to a diverse team to maintain momentum and keep everyone on… Read more »
The term coaching may not be what comes to mind when you think of a career in government, but having coaches at every level of your career is an asset.
There are many people who consider themselves to be a coach. If you receive coaching from someone, how do you know it’s good?
If you’re a professional woman working in government, I will bet big money that you have been told at least once that you should find yourself a mentor. It’s inevitably the go-to advice that I hear passed around when someone is facing career challenges or indecision. Honestly, it’s not bad advice. Here at GovLoop, weRead… Read more »
We expect a lot from our government. Despite frequent funding constraints, we still expect agencies to deliver quality results to the public. High expectations externally drive high ones internally. As a result, government agencies are incredibly mission-driven. So when employees in the public sector act, their managers expect those actions to directly align with theRead… Read more »
Top executives require advice about their leadership styles and operating environs – in government as well as in the private sector. How do they get it? Suzanne de Janasz and Maury Peiperl interviewed dozens of corporate executives over the past two years to understand how “new CEOs in large organizations gain access to seasoned counselRead… Read more »