The World Health Organization defines a healthy job as “…likely to be one where the pressures on employees are appropriate in relation to their abilities and resources, to the amount of control they have over their work, and to the support they receive from people who matter to them.” But according to a recent Gallop poll, 85 percent of people hate their jobs.
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 mor...
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
How Managers Can Prevent Burnout with Coaching
70 percent of US workers experience burnout. Leader-led coaching may solve this employee engagement crisis.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.”
When Knowledge Isn't Enough
Knowledge only explains 38% of the variance in business value. What about the other 62% of performance?
What Does Faith Have to do with Performance?
A key element of performance is our Faith--what we believe about ourselves and what we believe about others (including our organization as a whole). It has a massive impact on our performance.
Coaching Sparks the Fire of High Performance
A key element of performance is our Fire. Fire is our passion and drive to do something and to do it well. While it can seem difficult to control, it has a massive impact on our performance.
Are You Getting 100% From Your Team?
You have a great team, but you don’t always get great results. How do you free up your people to do their best stuff? The answer is workplace coaching.
Focus: The Key Lever of Performance
Focus is about what we pay attention to and how we manage inconsistency and interference that would otherwise negatively impact our performance. Choosing what we focus drives results.
Bridging Gen X and Millennials through Xennials
Everyone knows about Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers. But a small subset in there is attracting attention. Xennials are a group with some particular characteristics. Learn more in this blog.
The 9-to-5 Employee is Dead: How to Lead the New Breed of Worker