Coaching Culture

How I rose to the c-suite using emotional intelligence and how you can, too!

February 28, 2019

Anne-Marie Renaud, ACC, CEC believes as a coach she can act as a catalyst to spark change and new ways of thinking for her clients, allowing them to become more effective. She is an EI ADVANTAGE Associate, and practices coaching based in Montreal, PQ.I often reflect about how, back in 2006, I ended up having the immense privilege of leading a team of 2,500 people, eight plants, 17 distribution centers and a seat in the Canadian C-Suite of a Fortune 500 company as the first female VP Operations...

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Coaching Your Organization’s Future Leaders to Success

November 15, 2018

If you’re like many Baby Boomers and Gen X’ers currently in the workforce, there’s a high likelihood that when your started your career you didn’t receive any formal leadership development as part of your job training.This is because the concept of taking a “coach approach” to leadership development is relatively new. This is why most mid-level individuals needed to actively seek out mentors and coaching programs on their own, and why many people who might have turned out to be talented and...

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The Long-Term ROI of Hiring Candidates with High EI

October 18, 2018

One of the most common misconceptions about measuring EI is that it’s like taking a personality test. In fact, emotional intelligence is more about how individuals use and manage their emotions, and unlike a personality test, individuals can enhance emotional skills, whereas they are not likely to change their personality. Furthermore, assessments such as the MHS EQi-2.0 are statistically reliable and can be validated to help make effective hiring decisions.By hiring with emotional intelligence...

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How EQ Training Benefits Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

May 23, 2017

In the business world, leaders and managers are just beginning to realize the importance of EQ training, or emotional quotient training, as a vital part of their small or medium-sized enterprises (SME). A key area of running a successful SME is the awareness of how emotions directly affect both customer and employee satisfaction. It has...

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The Short & Long-Term Benefits of EQ Training

May 16, 2017

As a leader in your organization, you’ve experienced the results of managing professionals who are not in touch with their emotions in the workplace. Traditionally, workplace training is focused on strengthening practical or technical skills. But what happens when you incorporate EQ training, or emotional quotient training, into your professional development sector? EQ training works...

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Building Your Coaching Culture

September 23, 2016

“Command and Control or Connect and Collaborate? ”  Command and control approaches are not always effective in today’s multi-generational and intercultural work environments. Connect and collaborate environments are the alternative.  But how does one create this new space? Just as sports coaches help athletes to enhance their game, executive coaches can help staff and leaders...

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The Benefits of Coaching in Academia

September 13, 2016

Our vision is to create coaching cultures within the education and business sectors and build a bridge across these two domains. By fostering an environment of engagement and collaboration initially in the classroom, students develop essential coaching skills. As young people take their place as professionals in society, essential skills including communication, collaboration, critical thinking...

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Coaching in the Classroom

August 13, 2016

To contribute further to the field of education, we have created this program focused on building awareness of the field of emotional intelligence and your personal operating style, and providing training on coaching skills and a methodology to foster improved engagement in academia. Using a coach approach in the classroom requires that the lecturer (teachers...

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Creating a Coaching Culture

July 15, 2016

… the term ‘coaching culture’ is being defined as an important transformation that organizations, groups and communities need to make in order to manage change successfully in today’s world.. By Janice Gair, ACC,CEC,CHRP The goal of our training and coaching program at COACHING iNSIGHTS is to create a Coaching Culture for companies, SMEs and nonprofit organizations. We will...

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