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This blog is focused on helping business professionals get to the next step either by growing their business or developing themselves professionally. Knowledge & experience working with small, fast-growing companies, business professionals and entrepreneurs is shared freely.

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Leadership Training

Mar162015

Leadership Training – Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching

Looking to add coaching skills to your management toolbox? We know that sometimes leading a team can be overwhelming. That’s why we are here to give you the skills and leadership tools that let’s you loosen the reins and relax a bit more in your leadership style. Seriously, relax! You will be surprised what your Read more

Meetings

Mar162015

Magnificent Meetings (as opposed to boring, unproductive meetings)

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching

If you’re a small business owner, president, director or an employee that’s watched a company go from an idea to full fledged profitable business many of your practices have grown organically. As you’ve grown you’ve added systems, employees, reports and probably meetings. But are they magnificent meetings? Do you have the right meetings? 1:1 (weekly, Read more

Delivering Happiness Book Club

Mar92015

{Book Club} – Delivering Happiness on April 27th at 12pm PT

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Accountability, Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching

Delivering Happiness; A guide to profits, passion and purpose. The next book club on Monday April 27th (read the book in March/April). We are reading the book Delivering Happiness written by the CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh. This looks like a inspiring book for business professionals, that’s you right? The book club will meet virtually via Read more

Employee Appreciation Day

Mar12015

Starbucks gift cards are not thoughtful! (Employee Appreciation Day 2015)

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources

3 ways to appreciate your employees on Employee Appreciation Day You have less than a week to prepare for Employee Appreciation Day 2015. It is officially on Friday, March 6th, 2015. Are you ready? Here are some ideas on how to be prepared to pamper your employees. You don’t have to go overboard but a Read more

Special Training Offer

Jan272015

Leadership Training in Vancouver, WA – Special Offer!

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Professional Development Coaching

  Looking to add coaching skills to your management toolbox? We know that sometimes leading a team can be overwhelming. That’s why we are here to give you the skills and leadership tools that let’s you loosen the reins and relax a bit more in your leadership style. Seriously, relax! You will be surprised what your team can do with Read more

Strengths

Jan132015

Start 2015 with your Strengths – 83% of us are not utilizing our most important assets at work

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Career Coaching, Corner Office, Goals, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching, Strengths

Are you more successful focusing on maximizing your strengths or overcoming your weaknesses? Gallup says you are more engaged, productive and even happier focusing on your strengths. Happier?!?! Wow. I often have new clients take the StrengthsFinder Assessment to provide us both with insight into what makes them tick, what they are good at and Read more

Retention

Dec162014

Hold on to Your Top Talent – The Labor Market is Heating Up! (Retention Strategies)

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Productivity

2015 is sure to be a great year. I can already feel the energy, buzz and demand that has been missing from our economy for some time and it’s back in a big way. It’s important as we look at 2015 to keep in mind that employees will have more choices with a better economy. Read more

Crucial Conversations

Dec152014

{Book Club} Crucial Conversations – February 23, 2015

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Career Coaching, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching

Crucial Conversations; Tools for Talking with the Steaks are High I am hosting a book club on Monday February 23rd (read the book in January/February). We are reading the book Crucial Conversations in preparation for all of the exciting things we will face in 2015. I know that many of my clients organizations are growing and Read more

Leadership Training

Dec22014

Leadership Training: Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders, 7 Strategies You Can’t Live Without!

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Corner Office, Human Resources, Professional Development Coaching

Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders This leadership training class will be held on Tuesday, February 24th from 9am-12pm at the Corporate Learning Center at Clark College Columbia Tech Center in Vancouver, Washington Learn 7 easy-to-understand coaching strategies that combined will transform your leadership style. After learning each tool you will want to implement them right away. Read more

CoachingQ's

Dec12014

3 Reasons to Give CoachingQ’s for a Holiday Gift

By: Amy McGeachy, HR Consultant & Professional Development Coach | Posted in: Blog, Career Coaching, Corner Office, Human Resources, Job Search, Professional Development Coaching

I gave CoachingQ’s to my clients last year for a Christmas gift. They were a big hit! Do you need a gift idea for clients, colleagues or your whole team of direct reports? Check these out…www.coaching-cues.com Reason #3 to give CoachingQ’s for a Holiday Gift: CoachingQ’s can be used to help individuals in a job Read more

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