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Peer Coaching for Leaders, Managers and Teams

In this course, Sara Canaday offers practical tips and step-by-step guidance for effective peer-to-peer coaching. Get a comprehensive overview of this unique practice that allows employees to share challenges, observations, feedback, and problem-solving techniques with same-level colleagues in a structured format based on coaching best practices.

Coaching in Action for Leaders and Managers

Employees are much more likely to stick around if they’re being coached, their talents are being developed, and they feel supported by their leaders. But how do you enhance your impact and coach for both performance and development? In this course, instructor Sara Canaday demonstrates the practical application of key coaching skills.

Managing New Managers

Managing new leaders comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most outstanding individual contributor can struggle as they unpack their new role and tackle their increased responsibilities. In this course, learn how to support and inspire new leaders as they make this critical transition.

Counterintuitive Leadership Strategies for a VUCA Environment

Learn how to use counterintuitive leadership strategies to meet the demands of a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) environment that is digitally overwhelmed and moving at an unprecedented pace.

Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers

Leaders who provide targeted, ongoing coaching to their employees can strengthen their team and add value to their organization.

In this course, leadership expert Sara Canaday shares the differences between managing, training, and coaching, and provides managers with coaching models and skills to support the development and growth of their employees.

Understanding the Leadership Behaviors That Can Sabotage Your Success

If you’re a current leader in a career rut or someone who keeps getting passed over for leadership opportunities, this course can help you find the forward momentum you need. Learn how to identify the hidden roadblock—or blind spots—that are inadvertently holding you back, and discover how you can manage them to accelerate your career growth.

Taking Charge of Your Leadership Conversations

Critical conversations require using the right approach—and the right words. This course offers practical tips and sample language for having constructive leadership conversations. Sara Canaday explains how to navigate different scenarios, such as disagreeing with coworkers, supporting unpopular decisions, and communicating bad news. With these strategies, you will have the skills you need to take charge of conversations and increase your impact for the moments that matter.

Transition from Manager to Leader

Learn how to shift your mindset from manager to leader. Enhance your personal growth by increasing your self-awareness and emotional intelligence, expanding your strategic scope, and identifying and cultivating top talent.

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Transitioning from Technical Professional to Manager

All too often, professionals are given the opportunity to take on management responsibilities based on the strength of their technical skills. Managerial roles, however, depend on achieving results through others—which requires a significantly different skill set.

Organizational Culture

An organization’s culture is evidenced in its values, policies, attitudes, structures, and beliefs. It is a tangible asset that impacts morale and company performance, and it can be built, nurtured, and changed.

Balancing Multiple Roles as a Leader

As a leader, you’re expected to do more than just manage people. Your employees and colleagues look to you as a subject matter expert, a coach, an agent of change, and more.

Managing Experienced Managers

Learn how to effectively manage experienced leaders by approaching them with the proper balance of authority and autonomy. In this course you will reinforce positive behaviors, break bad habits, and learn from the wisdom of experienced managers.

Managing High Performers

Managing high performers gives you an opportunity to pave the way for some of your organization’s strongest talent. By strategically helping these professionals grow and expand their responsibilities, you can have a significant impact on the future of your organization.

Managing High Potentials

Managing high potentials gives you an opportunity to pave the way for some of your organization’s strongest talent. High potentials are employees who are most likely to be promoted to—and succeed in—leadership roles.

Managing Experts

Subject matter experts (SMEs) are valuable players on any team, but managing individuals who know more than you do about a particular subject can be challenging. In this course, learn how to identify the mindset and specific needs of the experts on your team, so that you can meet their expectations and provide them with the support they need to grow and excel.

Managing Technical Professionals

Having the right technical talent is the key to competitive edge. Companies rely on technical professionals such as IT experts, developers, engineers, and data scientists to produce products and services, analyze information, and effectively communicate with vendors and customers. Knowing how to manage and motivate these technical professionals is critical for business success.

360-Degree Feedback

An organization’s talent is vital to its success. As a result, it’s crucial that companies provide their employees with the support they need to grow professionally. When managers and HR professionals ensure that their employees receive meaningful feedback from a variety of sources, they can help to spark positive change within their organization.

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