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5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

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What Are the 5 Languages of Appreciation? A Guide for Leaders

Have you ever heard of Employee Appreciation Day? If you haven’t, this holiday is “celebrated” on the first Friday of March every year. Some...

Writing Employee Coaching Plan

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A Brief Guide to Writing an Employee Coaching Plan (+Template)

It’s one thing to recognize that one of your employees needs coaching from you in a specific area; it’s another to know how to go about it. Even if...

101 Coaching Questions Employees Wish You Would Ask

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101 Coaching Questions Employees Wish You Would Ask

As Bill Gates famously stated, “Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast, or a bridge...

What is Employee Feedback? A 2024 Quick Guide for Leaders

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What is Employee Feedback? A 2024 Quick Guide for Leaders

Many leaders have trepidations when it comes to delivering employee feedback. A survey of over 7,000 people uncovered that 44% of managers find...

How To Give Feedback: Employees, Peers, and Boss (+Template)

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How To Give Feedback to Employees, Peers, and Bosses (+Template)

Whether you’re praising a peer for a job well done or guiding an employee on a project that’s faltering, feedback is how those around you learn and...

Good Feedback vs. Bad Feedback Feedback Examples in the Workplace

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Do You Give Good Feedback or Bad Feedback? (With Examples)

If you can get yourself to the point where you’re willing and ready to give someone feedback, whether it be your employee, colleague, or boss, the...

Teachable Moments in the Workplace

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Teachable Moments: How To Make The Most of Them at Work

One of the most significant impacts a leader can have is passing on their strengths and knowledge to those around them. As Simon Sinek has said, “The...

Positive vs. Negative Feedback in the Workplace

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Positive vs. Negative Feedback at Work: What’s the Difference? (+Examples)

When you’re at work, do you want to know where you stand with your boss, peers, or clients? Do you want to see whether you’re doing a good job, and...

GROW Coaching Model in the Workplace

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How To Use the GROW Coaching Model (+Questions and Template)

Did you know that employees whose leaders are effective coaches are 20% more likely to stay at their company, 40% more engaged with their job, and...

Coaching Conversations at Work

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Coaching Conversations: Everything You Need to Start Today

Did you know that over 90% of employees want their direct manager to address performance mistakes or development opportunities in real-time time as...

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