Category: Assessment in Practice

Webinar Wrap-Up: Harnessing the Power of Assessments in Coaching

By on Monday November 7, 2022

Coaching can have a powerful impact on an individual, no matter where they are in their career. And leveraging assessments as part of coaching can have some great benefits. It can also come with a few risks. In fact, when we polled attendees of a recent webinar about the unfortunate assessment experiences they had, 76% […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Taking a Thoughtful Approach to Career Transitions

By on Thursday October 28, 2021

Last week, Andrew Rand and David Ringwood offered a webinar that took us through three key things to consider when making a career transition. Given the tight labor market – and the pressure people may be feeling to go where the grass is greener – it’s certainly a timely topic. Miss the broadcast? Fear not! […]

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Assessing the Assessments: 3 Things to Consider

By on Thursday May 13, 2021

When it comes to questionnaires, there’s no question: there are a lot to choose from. And while as a coach you may have a personal favorite, different organizations, individuals, and engagements may call for different tools (or combinations of tools). That means  choosing your assessment – or justifying your assessment choice to a client – […]

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Conflict Resolution: Navigating Tricky Motivational Combinations

By on Saturday April 3, 2021

Motivation plays a major role in the way we approach the world – and often, in the way we approach others. Not only do our motivations influence our own actions, they also color the way we interpret the actions of others. And when certain combinations collide, it can lead to conflict. While people’s strongest motivations […]

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The Motivational Mix: Exploring how Drivers Connect (and Conflict)

By on Monday March 8, 2021

Understanding your motivations is an eye-opening experience. While most of us think we have a pretty good handle on what makes us tick, true self-awareness is actually quite challenging to achieve. So sitting down with the results from a deeply personal psychometric like the Individual Directions Inventory™ often leads to some pretty major “aha” moments. […]

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Webinar Wrap Up: Coaching for Career Transitions

By on Monday March 1, 2021

Looking for answers? Jump straight to the Q&A with our experts here. Careers are constantly in motion. In generations past, it was not unusual to spend decades at a single organization. These days, that is a rare pattern indeed. Even before the pandemic upended career plans for many, 51% of people in the U.S. changed […]

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Conflict Resolution: Mapping a Clear Path Forward

By on Wednesday February 17, 2021

When we think of resolving conflict in the workplace, we may think of heated moments or tense confrontations. While those moments may draw the most attention, they are typically symptoms of tensions that have simmered for much longer. To more effectively support people in preventing future conflict, it helps to zoom out and take a […]

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