Tag: coaching

3 Invisible Barriers to DEI Progress and How to Overcome Them

Businesses say they want to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but many are failing to make progress toward their DEI goals, according to the 500+ HR managers who contributed to the 2022 Torch DEI Survey. Torch’s Elizabeth Weingarten reveals the hidden barriers to DEI progress and offers advice for HR professionals looking to do […]

The Ever-Increasing Importance of Good Managers

Anyone watching old sitcoms from the mid- to late 20th century will likely see a stereotypical boss: authoritarian, demanding, and insensitive. The relationship between subordinate and manager was clear and one-sided: The subordinate was there to do the manager’s bidding and support the manager in whatever the manager needs.

Nolan Church on the Value of Coaching, Technology, and Failing Forward

Nolan Church, Cofounder and CEO of Continuum, has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for nearly a decade. For our latest “Faces of HR” profile, we sat down with Nolan to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influence, as well as his thoughts on best practices and […]

Developing Employees Through Practical Delegation

Look at the calendars of most managers and executives, and you’ll see they’re packed with meetings. Subordinates struggle to gain a little face time or get help with a tricky issue, and colleagues struggle to find time for collaboration. Their best chance is often scheduling a meeting several days or even weeks out, and even […]

Soft skills

Top Surging Soft Skills

Across the country, employers are struggling to find enough workers to meet the needs of their businesses, and the issue isn’t just anecdotal and specific to a handful of vocal companies. “The economic data is fairly clear: employers are getting desperate for workers in the United States, writes Tom Spiggle in an article for Forbes. […]

COVID19

COVID-19 Has Forced Us to Change—And That’s a Good Thing

None of us has had a normal year. The COVID-19 pandemic caught everyone by surprise and threw the entire world into upheaval. We’ve all had to adapt our work lives, our personal lives, and even our daily routines, like where we get our morning coffee.

coaching

Employers Are Looking to On-Demand, Virtual Coaching—This Is Why

Over the past 6 months, businesses have had to transform how and where people work at a pace none of us could have imagined just a year ago. As we shift from initial crisis to planning for the next normal, we have an opportunity to reshape a future that is closer to what we know […]

Leadership

The Evolution of Leadership Training

The leadership development and coaching industries are undergoing a major transformation due to the dramatic shifts in remote workforce policies in response to COVID-19.