Cheryl Breukelman

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      Is corrective feedback “nice” or “mean”?

      Regardless of industry, role, and organization, all leaders eventually find themselves in a situation where they have to tell an employee that they are not meeting expectations.

      What is the ROI of executive coaching?

      One of the common misconceptions about coaches is that they are advice-givers and problem-solvers. In reality, coaching puts the client in the driver's seat: instead of giving leaders a one-size-fits-all solution, executive coaches support leaders...

      3 ways to have more strategic impact in a junior role

      One of the most exciting things about being a young professional today is the range of career opportunities that are becoming available. Over the past couple of decades, new technology has driven the development of new business models, new...

      New eBook Release: How to Create a Coaching Culture in Your Organization

      Since 2001, we’ve coached leaders in organizations at the forefront of the digital revolution, such as Microsoft and HP. Over this time, we’ve seen how the threat of disruption and the need to innovate have driven new ways of doing business.

      Why getting strategic about your succession planning programs will drive better results now and in the future

      In a recent survey by TalentQuest, 92 percent of respondents felt it was risky not to have a succession planning program for key employees. Yet only 25 percent of the companies responding to a Stanford University study indicated they have identified...

      Measuring benefits of leadership development programs - stronger performance, better business results

      An organization is only as good as the people it employs. In order to grow, innovate, and compete, companies in all industries have to ensure that their people have the ability to address the challenges and opportunities that come with change and...

      How leadership development programs help organizations attract and retain high potential employees

      High-potential employees are, plainly speaking, the future of any organization. In the present, they are the star performers who drive business results and bring new ideas to the table. In the future, they will be the ones to lead your organization...

      What is leadership development? Why should your organization care about it?

      “Leadership Development” is one of those terms that a lot of people use, but not a lot of people can accurately define. This is because, generally speaking, it’s a broad term that describes a wide variety of initiatives and activities.  

      New eBook Release: How to Design a Leadership Development Program

      For organizations to grow, innovate, and compete in today's fast-paced business environment, they must continually invest in their people: studies have shown that organizations with robust leadership development programs drive better business...

      Why it’s smart to prepare your senior employees for retirement with coaching

      If you examine the demographics of today’s workplace, it quickly becomes obvious that there are some big changes that will be happening over the next ten years. According to the Washington Post, over 10,000 baby boomers retire every day – that’s...