Shawn’s Friday Five: Five tips to help you improve your effectiveness.
In my coaching practice, I spend considerable time helping people to become more effective in their daily activities – specifically in managing time. For those who are seeking to achieve their goals and be successful, time management is critical. I have covered some of these points before, but their importance demands repeating here: 1. Three […]READ MORE
Is coaching a crock? How to find value in a coaching relationship
An increasing number of people are engaging with a coach to assist them with further developing their business acumen. In considering such, it is important to ensure the following five factors are incorporated into the coaching relationship in order to ensure the desired outcomes are achieved. [Tweet “Every coaching relationship should provide unique tools & […]READ MORE
Casemore’s Critical Links August 20th, 2012 edition.
Enthusiastic? I don’t believe you. We have spent time during the past few weeks discussing about how to influence and manage change in order to drive operational performance and improvement. In doing so, however, we would be remiss if we did not take time to discuss the power of enthusiasm. My mentor Alan Weiss consistently […]READ MORE
Shawn Casemore’s Chain Reaction August 15, 2012 edition.
Define success to reach your goals. With the London Olympics now over, athletes who competed, despite their level of success (or lack thereof) are left with the decision as to whether to continue with their quest for gold, or leave their sport in pursuit of an alternate career. Win, loose or draw, most will choose […]READ MORE
Casemore’s Critical Links August 13th, 2012 edition. Successful change.
Want to succeed in change? Start with what doesn’t work. This past week my wife was explaining how her engagement ring matches that of a close friend who recently became engaged. I began to consider how, in marriage, engagement is considered the ultimate commitment. Unfortunately, statistics indicate that greater than 80% of engagements make it […]READ MORE
Shawn’s Friday Five: Five tips to improve your effectiveness.
In light of a significant amount of travel as of late, here are five quick tips to help you be more effective while traveling (for business or pleasure). 1. A GPS as my life line: I have a GPS that I carry throughout my travels regardless of my ultimate destination. Using a GPS or Navigation […]READ MORE
Investing time managing poor performers? Time to change your focus.
For those who are managing a team, be they subordinates or indirect reports, you can likely categorize the team members into one of the following categories: 1. Gems: The top performers; people who, when given an assignment or task most often have it completed before we expect. No questions, no problems. They are “the go […]READ MORE