How to Hold a Q4 Organizational Review and Why It Matters

Dr. Susan Cain Strategy, Training & Development, Training and Development Leave a Comment

It was a Thursday morning when I walked into the tasting room of a wine market in the west loop area of Chicago. I was there to facilitate an organizational review for a well- known law firm, and to help prepare staff to finish the year strong with a great performance in the fourth quarter. As I ticked past the …

Dr. Susan CainHow to Hold a Q4 Organizational Review and Why It Matters

Mutual Trust and Respect is the Backbone to High Performance

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Co- Author Dr. Susan Cain of CLI has written a new book, Horse Sense for Leaders: Building Trust-Based Relationships. We have launched a series of guest blogs to help readers discover more about Monty’s leadership impact on leaders around the world. This week’s feature is a consultant from Spain, Peter Van Dommele. To learn more about developing trust at work, …

Dr. Susan CainMutual Trust and Respect is the Backbone to High Performance

Can Trust Preserve Our Future Nation?

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DORENE LORENZ: Can Trust Preserve our Future Nation? About our Guest Blogger ABC/FOX Main Anchor/Executive Producer at Your Alaska Link (Costal Television), Principal at VeselLorenz, and Film Industry Actor, Dorene Lorenz was born and raised in in Seward, Alaska. Her drive to succeed is in helping the younger generations focus themselves to preserve their nation’s futures. Dorene grew up in …

Dr. Susan CainCan Trust Preserve Our Future Nation?

Giving Feedback to Different Personalities

Dr. Tim Buividas Professional Development, Training & Development Leave a Comment

Different kinds of people receive feedback differently. Using the four quadrants of personality theory, there are four kinds of people: Drivers Influencers Steadiers Analysts Have a conversation with your coworkers to know how they like to receive feedback. Everyone is different. Drivers: Drivers are direct and to the point. They are results-focused. When giving feedback to drivers, have your feedback …

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AIM Performance Target

Types of Feedback: The AIM Model

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The AIM model provides three different types of feedback that are applied to our performance target. A  is for Acknowledgement. I  is for Improvement. M  is for Measurement. Each type of feedbackhas a specific use. A key for their use is to ensure that you use the correct type of feedback in a given situation. A common error in the …

Dr. Tim BuividasTypes of Feedback: The AIM Model

How Conflicts Show Up in Your Organization

Dr. Susan Cain Culture, Professional Development, Training & Development, Two-Minute Reads Leave a Comment

How Conflicts Show Up in Your Organization: A Look at the Denison Culture Survey and the GRPI Model to Decode Areas of Conflict   There are many areas of conflict within an organization that cause problems for an organization. The Denison Culture Survey is a tool to help you understand how people feel about your organization, and what they perceive about …

Dr. Susan CainHow Conflicts Show Up in Your Organization

Sustaining a Consistent Performance Over Time by Becoming Resilient

Dr. Susan Cain Coaching, Motivation, Professional Development, Training & Development, Two-Minute Reads Leave a Comment

  By Susan Cain, Ed.D. The Corporate Learning Institute Developing the resilience to rebound and even “bounce back” from setbacks or discouraging events at work is a critical ability. This two-minute read will help you with becoming resilient and build and sustain your creative best. It will change your ability to: Stay calm in the moment and rebound quickly from …

Dr. Susan CainSustaining a Consistent Performance Over Time by Becoming Resilient

Four Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know

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Four Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know  Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D | Corporate Learning Institute   Becoming a new manager catches many unaware of the new expectations for their role.  Recent data suggests that up to 60% of frontline managers fail within the first two years in their role. 26% felt they were not ready for …

Dr. Susan CainFour Critical Things New Supervisors and Managers Need to Know

Communication with Difficult Coworkers

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Communication with Difficult Coworkers Dr. Susan Cain, Ed. D | Corporate Learning Institute Creating your own work-around plan for managing difficult coworkers can be made a whole lot easier by considering that relationships are fluid, dynamic processes that change over time. Dorie Clark at Forbes looks at ways to handle problematic workplace relationships. Key learnings: It is possible to change …

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10 Tips for Building Your Network at Work

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10 Tips for Building Your Network at Work Increase your effectiveness at work by following our ten tips to intentionally build your network at work. Be tactical Create an expectation that you will add a certain number of people to your network each quarter.  In fact, think about creating separate network of people for different needs you have: people who …

Dr. Susan Cain10 Tips for Building Your Network at Work