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5 Helpful Hints for Getting the Most Out of Executive Coaching

Companies across a wide range of industries are increasingly turning to executive coaching to help their senior executives improve their leadership skills. When companies hire an executive coach for an employee, they’re communicating that the person is important and worth the investment. In addition, these companies expect the executive to take the time and put… Continue reading 5 Helpful Hints for Getting the Most Out of Executive Coaching

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Executive Coaching Predicted to Increase in 2016

To develop talent, companies need to pursue a number of different initiatives, such as continuing education and mentorship. In addition, talent development programs should not neglect members of the executive staff, who can benefit from executive coaching. A recent report commissioned by the American Management Association called Coaching: A Global Study of Successful Practices predicted… Continue reading Executive Coaching Predicted to Increase in 2016

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5 Ways to Create the Best Employee Retention Program

One of the primary functions of a human resources (HR) department is to keep employees from leaving. Companies can make their workforce stronger and invest in their future with comprehensive talent development programs, but investments like this are unwise if employees do not stay at the company for long periods of time. In the rapidly… Continue reading 5 Ways to Create the Best Employee Retention Program

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6 Times You Need to Hire a Professional Executive Search Firm

Choosing to use an executive search firm is a major investment. Often, companies will spend between $50,000 and $100,000 (and sometimes more) to find the best candidate. A good estimate is that the firm’s fees will total about one third of the new hire’s annual salary, but some searches will incur even higher expenses. While… Continue reading 6 Times You Need to Hire a Professional Executive Search Firm

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How Mindfulness Can Improve Executive Coaching and Leadership

A great deal of empirical research has examined the benefits of mindfulness meditation for business leaders and has affirmed its ability to improve cognitive performance, increase emotional intelligence, strengthen interpersonal relationships, and encourage strategic focus. In the business world, as in popular culture in general, mindfulness has become a major buzzword. A recent article appearing… Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Improve Executive Coaching and Leadership