In our last blog, we looked at conflict and individuals: How to recognize it in ourselves and others, and how resolving conflict always starts with “the why.” Productivity and performance suffer for a few reasons: A team that lacks cohesion is not going to be as effective as a team where everyone trusts and works […]
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Are tempers flaring in your workplace? Have you witnessed some heated conversations? Have any team members sought your help resolving conflict? What about you? Do you feel exhausted, short-tempered? Does one of your peers push all the wrong buttons? Irritate you every time you have to work together? Whenever there are relationships, there is bound […]
Whether you still have the dreaded annual performance review or you’ve moved to ongoing performance management conversations — or you have some blend of the two — performance management during a global pandemic takes on some new dimensions. First: Do them, or skip them? Whether you have performance reviews regularly or annually, should you do […]
Being able to deliver a compelling career story will help jobseekers identify their value and communicate it to employers Alastair MacFadden Contemplating a path through an uncertain future can be agonizing. For students and workers, it can be particularly uncomfortable. They are bombarded with information and advice. From the future of work to the impact […]
Every workplace has conflict, every group, every family unit. Conflict is unavoidable wherever there are human relationships. While we often view conflict as a bad thing, there are actually two types of conflict. It can be either unproductive or productive. Today we’re going to focus on the unproductive kind, and discuss what to do about […]
The solution for handling a problem employee who is a poor performer might be a no-brainer: You involve HR, document and terminate their employment. It’s not so easy, however, when you have a very difficult employee who is also one of your high performers. Unfortunately, it’s not that uncommon. Sometimes it’s a certain ego or […]
Return to work anxiety is not unexpected, given the ongoing uncertainty about the COVID-19 virus, increased outbreaks in some areas of the globe and the financial strain faced by many. We’ve talked about how leaders can help their team members transition back to work, but it’s not necessarily any easier on those of us in […]
Returning to work after months at home is unsettling for almost everyone, but how do you evaluate employee anxiety? It’s important for us, as leaders, to figure out who is okay (yay, I get to leave the kids home with their Dad!), who is a bit apprehensive (are we going to be properly socially distanced […]
Back in March, many of our clients were busy transitioning from the normal office routine to remote teams collaborating virtually thanks to COVID-19. Some of us have long had some folks working on remote teams so it was less disruptive and others were working on the frontlines and so never did shift to Work From […]
Some day, we’ll be telling future generations how 2020 was the year when working from home was necessary to adapt and keep business going during the global pandemic. Imagine our “back in my day” stories about how previous to COVID, it was unthinkable that folks in some careers or industries could or would be working […]
HOW DO WE HELP?
Padraig Coaching & Consulting provides particularly skilled expertise in leadership development – including one-to-one executive coaching and leadership coaching, as well as coach-led peer group leadership programs and leadership courses (in-house for companies throughout North America as well as monthly public offerings).
In addition to the programs that help individual leaders be great leaders, Padraig also helps leadership teams work cohesively as a team for the good of the organization -- rather than a group of high-flyers, all with their own goals and agendas.
- Develop your virtual offsite to be more than another Zoom meetingApril 5, 2021 - 6:00 pm CDT
- The power of peer learning with other leadersMarch 22, 2021 - 6:00 pm CDT
- Is escalating conflict threatening your team?March 8, 2021 - 6:00 pm CST
- How resolving conflict starts with “the why”March 3, 2021 - 6:00 pm CST
- Learning From Adversity: Moving to Resilient LeadershipFebruary 22, 2021 - 6:00 pm CST