People Managers

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

  • 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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  • Stressed Out Employees Are a Big Problem—Here's What You Can Do About It

    Stressed Out Employees Are a Big Problem—Here's What You Can Do About It

    42% of workers said workplace stress was bad enough to make them leave their jobs. Workplace stress is taking a big toll on your employee engagement and retention. Find out what you can do about it.

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  • How Managers Can Prevent Burnout with Coaching

    How Managers Can Prevent Burnout with Coaching

    70 percent of US workers experience burnout. Leader-led coaching may solve this employee engagement crisis.

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  • 10 Key Traits of a Gen Z Employee

    10 Key Traits of a Gen Z Employee

    To help employers better understand and prepare for newly-minted Gen Z graduates beginning to enter the workforce, we have compiled 10 important things to know about how Gen Z sees the world.

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  • 3 Traits of Generation Z—Backed by Research

    3 Traits of Generation Z—Backed by Research

    Corporate America spent billions prepping for Millennials in the workplace. Are you ready for what’s next? Discover Gen Z's expectations for their workplace and careers in this Ultimate Guide to Gen Z

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  • Our Way Forward: A Peek into InsideOut’s Annual Company Conference (and culture)

    Our Way Forward: A Peek into InsideOut’s Annual Company Conference (and culture)

    Whether you’re stuck on a problem or maximizing success, any process must end with a Way Forward. We used our conference as an opportunity to align with a singular focus to maximize our impact.

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  • 4 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

    4 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

    Employee turnover costs an average of $15,000 per worker and a lack of appreciation is the main driver of employee turnover. Showing appreciation encourages employees to stick around.

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  • Are You a Manager or a Coach?

    Are You a Manager or a Coach?

    Managerial skills are important, but they’re no longer enough. This article provides 3 critical distinctions between managers and coaches.

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  • GROW Solves Problems Big and Small

    GROW Solves Problems Big and Small

    GROW® Coaching enables you to help people solve problems, commit to action, and produce results—at home or at the office. Here’s how I used GROW coaching to help a friend get “unstuck.”

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