Positive Impact of 360-Feedback in Coaching

Positive Impact: How 360˚Feedback Provides the ROI for Coaching by Patty ProsserWe are often asked by organizations, how they can effectively gage the success or return on investment (ROI) of a coaching engagement.  And our response is easy- you simply measure it!I know that coaching is often subject to interpretation - about its structure, its purpose, and its perceived benefits - but if set...
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So You Want to Be An Ally for Women?

So You Want to Be an Ally for Women? So, you want to be an ally for women?Here's the thing, allyship is hard and it's messy. It requires one to risk the consequences of standing up for women in patriarchal environments. It's not as simple as just "building relationships" with more women or publicly promoting their work.  The truth is, creating systemic and cultural change within any...
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New Research Part Two: What Employees are Saying About Being Fired During a Pandemic

New Research Part Two: What Employees are Saying About Being Fired During a Pandemic At the Center for Leadership Excellence and Career Consultants, we’ve been asking terminated employees about their termination experience – particularly during the pandemic. The results have been surprising. We have uncovered data that causes us to provide new guidance to organizations on what you can do to...
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If Only Leaders Were Provided Regular and Honest Feedback: A Case for Coaching.

If Only Leaders Were Provided Regular and Honest Feedback: A Case for Coaching. By: Patty Prosser I often get called in as a last resort to rescue (coach) an Executive or Senior Leader who is too valuable for the organization to lose; the issues created by their leadership or communication style can no longer be tolerated by the organization. Regardless of why I am called in, when I have my first...
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Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Your Leadership Development as a Female Leader?

Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Your Leadership Development? By: Patty Prosser, Co-Founder We are navigating in uncharted waters. The challenges our current situation is presenting to corporate leaders is both rare and unusual.  Most, if not all of us, have never experienced anything like this before, in our lives, let alone our careers. Having to practice social distancing and operate...
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We Don’t Get Any Closer to Gender Equality When Men are Walking on Eggshells.

We Don't Get Any Closer to Gender Equality When Men are Walking on Eggshells. By Jessica Gendron, President There I was, wandering the halls of a large convention center, looking for a small board room for my first meeting of an Education Task Force I had been asked to join.  I was nervous.  Not because I doubted my expertise or skills, but because I would be the only woman in the...
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Workplace Blind Spots & Michael Bloomberg’s Candidacy for President

What Mike Bloomberg’s Presidential Candidacy Teaches Us About Workplace Blindspots. By Jessica Gendron, President Last week was Michael Bloomberg’s first time on the democratic debate stage and by all accounts, the other presidential candidates came out swinging at him like a boxer from the corner of the ring. At one distinct point, Elizabeth Warren confronted Bloomberg’s alleged...
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The Five Myths of Work-Life Balance

The Five Myths of Work-Life Balance By: Jessica Gendron Everyone seems to be chasing the idea of work-life balance, yet many of us aren’t really sure what it looks like or how to achieve it.  Let’s unpack the Five Myths about Work-Life Balance and what you can do to move closer to your ideal. MYTH #1:  Balance Equals Perfection:  There’s a fallacy that achieving balance is the same as...
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