Archive for April 2012
|Upcoming Complimentary OrgVitality Webinar|
|Employee Assistance Programs Applied to the Executive Level
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May 10, 12:30pm-1:30pm Eastern, 9:30am-10:30am Pacific
|What do you do when high level executive, who after years of excellent performance, is no longer performing at the level of expectations? Not only is the company suffering, the senior executive is suffering too. How can an organization deal effectively, productively, and compassionately with this executive?
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|The ManagerCoach©: A New Workshop and Webinar Preview
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May 1, 12:30pm-1:30pm Eastern, 9:30am-10:30am Pacific
|Organizations are placing more emphasis on the responsibilities of line managers to act as a coach in order to more fully develop their team members. The ManagerCoach Workshop© is a one day session led by an expert facilitator that integrates upward feedback with learning practice sessions to increase the ability of the manager to become a more effective coach.
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I was on a Harlem Line train out of Grand Central heading home from meetings in New York City when the conductor made an announcement that broke me out of my contemplative mood. “The next station is Valhalla” crackled over the loudspeaker.
The word Valhalla, meaning Hall of the Slain, is from Norse/Viking mythology and is the place where those who die fighting in battle reside and help Odin, the chief Norse god fight the good fight against his enemies. According to this ancient mythology those who don’t make it to Valhalla end up in the Norse underworld called Hel. Dying in battle under the Viking belief system provides a reward; you were able to enter into a blissful state, having the opportunity to fight alongside Odin.
This reward system also reinforced the fighting spirit of the living Viking warriors, for if you did not perform well in…
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