Social media – connect anubhawalia

Social media in an online platform for conversation where businesses can network and raise brand awareness. The major social media platforms are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Vine, and Instagram. Social media enables businesses to interact with clients in real time quickly, easily, and widely. Using social media, businesses can grow using the following steps:…

COACHING TECHNIQUES

ACHIEVERS COACHING TECHNIQUES – THE ENERGY OF A COACH The energy of a coach makes up the final element of coaching, and it is described with the eight-part Achievers Coaching Techniques (ACT). Coaches need to be open with their clients about using these techniques and seek permission to do so. The eight ACT themes flow in a…

SITUATIONAL COACHING MODEL

THE MIND OF A COACH The Coaching Principles focus on a coach’s heart. The Situational Coaching Model focuses on the coach’s mind. It contains six paradigms, described by the acronym GEARDA, to be used in coaching conversations. The Goals Paradigm focuses on what clients want, either from a specific session or from the entire coaching process. This paradigm is…

WHAT A GOOD MENTOR MUST KNOW

The popular adage, “If you want to have a good friend, you must be a good friend,” also holds true for mentoring. The mentor who sets the example of a proper work ethic, steady productivity, and self-care is most apt to develop a protégé who exhibits these traits. A good mentor accepts responsibility for the success of the relationship…

TRAITS OF EXCELLENT MENTORS

Many of the qualities that make a person a good partner in a personal relationship are also found in a good mentor. He or she should be a good listener, committed to the relationship, considerate of the other person’s feelings, trustworthy, and faithful. Maintaining a nonjudgmental attitude and having a good sense of humor helps…

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

POWERFUL PRACTICE #1: MODEL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Mentors’ behaviors have a more powerful impact on protégés than words do. Protégés pay attention to behaviors, and when they observe their mentors’ traits and see a connection to career success, they will want to adopt similar behaviors. Mentors should model several different types of behavior. For example, technical…

MENTOR AND PROTÉGÉ

MENTORING AT WORK: ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES An organization can maximize the potential of its internal workforce through mentoring programs. By developing its existing staff, a company can save on the cost of hiring from the outside, uncover hidden talent, boost staff retention, and see protégés direct their creative energy toward finding innovative solutions. The key…

FUNDAMENTALS OF EFFECTIVE MENTORING

Mentors need to possess three fundamental skills before they can implement the nine mentoring practices: 1. Understanding self-actualization. Once people have met their basic survival needs, their motivation turns to personal fulfillment. Mentors need to understand their protégés’ ideas of what they need to have meaningful and fulfilling careers. 2. Fostering self-awareness. Mentors must help…

PLANNING FOR CHANGE

PLANNING FOR CHANGE A detailed plan is essential for success. Based on initial assessments, leaders must determine specific courses of action for each stage of the process and what resources will be needed. They should then focus on winning over key people in the organization. The Plan Despite the pressure to show quick results, leaders…

Change with Confidence

Change with Confidence provides a detailed toolkit for leaders charged with heading up major change initiatives. Drawing on his own experience, Phil Buckley discusses the various stages that are common to change projects, spelling out essential steps to be taken and pitfalls to be avoided. Understanding team members’ needs, communicating with them effectively, providing the support…

CUSTOMER FOCUS

HOW TO EXECUTE ON THE PROMISE OF CUSTOMER FOCUS by Ranjay Gulati To fight commoditization, companies in many industries are shifting their marketing focus from products to solutions — packages of previously stand-alone offerings. But this change requires significant structural change in order to release and leverage the knowledge and expertise that traditionally reside in silos….

COLOR Q PERSONALITY SYSTEM

THE COLOR Q PERSONALITY SYSTEM: ITS FOUNDATION AND HISTORY The idea of defining and describing personality types is as old as civilization itself. Famously, in 400 BCE, Aristotle, Hippocrates, and Galen believed humans were dominated by one of four “humors:” 1. Sanguine people were cheerful and confident 2. Melancholy people were pensive and gloomy 3….