People Managers

Organizational success starts with individuals and teams. The InsideOut Mindset will help you bring out the best performance in your team.

  • Coaching Is a Copout

    Coaching Is a Copout

    Does the concept of “coaching conversations” allow us off the hook for doing what we could or should be doing in every conversation? Learn how to make coaching more meaningful in this article.

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  • 5 Unlikely Leadership Lessons from Batman

    5 Unlikely Leadership Lessons from Batman

    Batman is not usually looked to as an exemplary leader. But great leadership lessons can be found in unlikely places. Here are 5 great lessons we’ve learned from the “Dark Knight” over the years.

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  • Coaching Gone Wrong

    Coaching Gone Wrong

    Coaching is a powerful tool. But when it’s done wrong it can destroy trust, lead to resentment, reinforce insecurities, and foster inaction. Learn 4 ways coaching can go wrong and how to do it right.

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  • How to Build Organizational Ownership and Accountability

    How to Build Organizational Ownership and Accountability

    Ownership and accountability have a lot in common, but they aren't synonyms. Discover the difference between these two critical elements of performance and how to develop them in your organization.

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  • Interference: The Impediment of Performance

    Interference: The Impediment of Performance

    The GROW Model Performance Wheel identify how to performance. But their success is impacted by one crucial element of performance: Interference.

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  • How to Use InsideOut Coaching in Call Centers

    How to Use InsideOut Coaching in Call Centers

    Employees are the fundamental cornerstone of a call center, and the high turnover rate indicates just how difficult engaging employees can be. Engagement comes from a fulfilling culture.

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  • How to Use InsideOut Coaching for Sales Leaders

    How to Use InsideOut Coaching for Sales Leaders

    InsideOut Development provides a process to improve performance. This isn’t meant to replace your sales methodology, but to complement it. Learn how to use InsideOut Coaching for sales in this blog.

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  • 4 Tips for Managing Gen Z

    4 Tips for Managing Gen Z

    11,000 new Gen Zers enter the workforce every day. Like every other generation, Gen Z has a unique perspective and expectations for the workplace. Learn how to lead them in this infographic.

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  • How NOT to Communicate

    How NOT to Communicate

    Use this blueprint to learn how to have terrible conversations with your team. Along the way, you may also discover some strategies that really work.

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  • Using the GROW Model to Determine Focus

    Using the GROW Model to Determine Focus

    Knowing you're capable of success is not the same as knowing how to reach it. There are many ways to foster achievement, but there is one not-so-secret key to success. Focus.

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  • 6 Things We learned at ATD ICE 2019

    6 Things We learned at ATD ICE 2019

    ATD ICE is considered the world’s largest conference for HR/L&D professionals. Everyone leaves inspired and equipped to take action. Discover what we learned from speakers like Oprah and Seth Godin.

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  • Coaching Any Generation: A Pocket Guide for Managers and Mentors

    Coaching Any Generation: A Pocket Guide for Managers and Mentors

    Check out this infographic to learn what people from every age group need to deliver their best work, whether they’re 18 or 80—updated with the latest information you should know about Generation Z.

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  • What is the InsideOut Mindset?

    What is the InsideOut Mindset?

    Any attempt to improve human performance starts with the InsideOut Mindset. People have the capacity to learn and perform at a higher level. It’s a manager’s job to draw out that high performance.

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  • Do You Lean InsideOut or Outside-In?

    Do You Lean InsideOut or Outside-In?

    Knowing when to use each of the 2 types of coaching approaches will strengthen the conversations and relationships between managers and employees. Discover which way you lean with this assessment.

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  • How to Make It Safe for Employees to Give Feedback

    How to Make It Safe for Employees to Give Feedback

    Most organizations make feedback a priority. But not all leaders create an environment where employees feel safe to give open and honest feedback. Use this blog to get great 360 employee feedback.

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  • How to Make It Safe for Employees to Receive Feedback

    How to Make It Safe for Employees to Receive Feedback

    Employees want feedback, but that doesn't mean you can give feedback any way or any time. Feedback is most effective when your employees feel safe.

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  • 3 Great Coaches from the Star Wars Universe

    3 Great Coaches from the Star Wars Universe

    The colorful characters in the Star Wars saga learn many lessons on their adventures in a galaxy far, far away, but perhaps the most valuable lessons they instill are examples of leadership prowess.

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  • Development Dialogue Worksheet

    Development Dialogue Worksheet

    A guide for monthly manager-team member discussions. Check out this worksheet we use internally to make sure our performance management conversations drive long-term growth and professional developmen

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  • 5 MARVEL-ous Leadership Tips from the Avengers

    5 MARVEL-ous Leadership Tips from the Avengers

    In anticipation of Avengers: Endgame, we’ve assembled this list of the five biggest leadership lessons from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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  • About Aidan: A Day in the Life of a Gen Z-er

    About Aidan: A Day in the Life of a Gen Z-er

    Gen Z-ers value clear expectations, frequent communication, and yes, frequent promotions. Once you know more about where Gen Z-ers come from you’ll be better prepared to lead them into the workplace.

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