employee feedback

Simple methods to gain useful employee feedback

Last time we talked about accepting staff who bring forward problems. But, what if folks aren’t doing that? It might feel strange, particularly if you’ve worked for bosses who never sought your input about their own performance. But without feedback, it’s hard to gauge how you’re doing.  Massively successful and powerful people have the confidenceContinue Reading

work-life synergy

Balance? What about work-life synergy?

I’ve been doing some reading about work-life balance (and how it rarely exists).  Many of us have spent years — maybe even decades — trying to find ways of achieving work-life balance. A primary focus is often, reducing the demands from our work time to allow more “life” time. And, indeed, research shows that ideaContinue Reading

Feedforward

Feedforward: what it is and why you should care

This week’s Coach’s Questions Blog is written by Padraig Coach,  Kathleen Cameron. Think back to a time when you were feeling really proud of your work. Now imagine that just as you were flying high on the satisfaction of a job well done, a colleague pointed out something you should do differently next time. WhileContinue Reading

Goals back on track

Tips to get your goals back on track

A lot of us reassess our goals and priorities in the fall after maybe losing a bit of our focus with all the freedom and fun over summer (it could be something about the changing leaves and shorter days reminding us the year is winding to a close, or as I’ve long speculated — it’sContinue Reading