Leadership development: Keeping it in the family

May 20, 2015 by Wally Bock

I did supervisory training for newly promoted police sergeants for decades. Every three day program included at least two panels of experienced sergeants with street cred. They were always among the favorite parts of the program. It makes sense. Sure I was an “expert,” but I could never have the credibility that a highly esteemed […]

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Is Combining 360-Degree Feedback with Style/Personality Inventories Beneficial?

May 18, 2015 by Sandra Mashihi

  “I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly unrelated ideas or images, or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar, meanings a word might have.” -John Barton In general, skill or competency based 360-degree feedback assessments provide data on how participants are perceived by others, while personality and style assessments provide insights about […]

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Talent Management Facts #46

May 17, 2015 by Ken Nowack

  “42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.” Steven Wright Another addition of leadership and talent management “facts” from all over the world. Some intuitive and some not….what do you think? 1. According to a new survey by Business Insider and News To Live By, a Gen Y Millennials continue to […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Envisia Learning at the ATD Conference May 18-20

May 15, 2015 by Ken Nowack

The ATD (Association for Talent Development) International Conference is coming up on May 18-20, 2015 in Orlando, FL. As the premier global training and development conference and exposition attracting a crowd of more than 10,000 attendees, the Envisia Learning team is proud to be there. This year we’ll be exhibiting at Booth #1128 and are […]

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Top Leadership Development Blog Posts this Week: 5/15/15

May 15, 2015 by Wally Bock

Leadership development may be the most important thing any company does. That’s why, every week, I review blogs and other publications that cover leadership development to find the very best leadership development posts. This week, you’ll find pointers to posts about CEO succession, Walmart’s HR strategy, training for critical leadership skills, and beyond the blend […]

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Free Coaching Exercise: Identifying My Emotions

May 13, 2015 by Ken Nowack

This free exercise, and dozens of others, were created for our book, Clueless: Coaching People Who Just Don’t Get It. You can learn more about Clueless by visiting our site or you can buy it from amazon.com today. Purpose of Exercise: Help clients establish greater emotional awareness. How to Administer and Use this Exercise to […]

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Leadership development: What if they don’t want the job?

May 13, 2015 by Wally Bock

When I got back from the party, I did a little search to see if I remembered the article correctly. Sure enough, I found an article from September 2014 by Nicole Torres titled “Most People Don’t Want to Be Managers.” She refers to a CareerBuilder survey of more than three thousand full time workers. Here’s […]

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How to Optimize Behavioral Change Efforts Through 360-Degree Feedback

May 11, 2015 by Sandra Mashihi

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” -Shirley Chisholm “Best practices” in 360-degree feedback processes suggest that the greater transfer of learning and goal setting occurs when a manager or coach helps participants understand and debrief their reports (Nowack, 2009). All too often, vendors […]

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How to Determine the Impact of 360-Degree Feedback

May 11, 2015 by Sandra Mashihi

“It is better to make many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” -Old Chinese Proverb The initial 360-degree feedback provides a benchmark and baseline for the talent. It is hoped that the results of the 360-degree feedback program will result in enhanced performance and […]

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The Power of Social Support for Success Part II

May 10, 2015 by Ken Nowack

“If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?.” Stephen Wright Gender Differences in Social Support I just read a research paper that suggested that marriage might not improve men’s health as once thought1. In a review of data gathered between 1972 and 2003 (more than one million men and women), […]

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