People are the most important ingredient for your business or organization’s success. We believe the way to take your organization to the next level begins with knowing your people and yourself. When leaders and managers are spending fewer hours addressing the fallout of disengagement, mediocre performance and unclear communications, they have the time and energy to achieve organizational goals.
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Episode 47: Case Study: Getting Even More Out of a Great Employee
Art and Sue recently had an opportunity to talk with one of our clients about their experience with STM’s leadership coaching. Listen in as we chat with Ellen Didier and Sarah Macaluso of Red Sage Communications and discuss our unique approach to this process:
• It’s not about fixing a weak performer; it’s about helping someone with strong leadership capacity improve their leadership skills
• Focus on addressing specific challenges in a defined time frame.
• Involvement from senior leadership is essential to define expectations and hold people accountable
Learn more about STM’s Leadership Coaching - https://strategictalentmgmt.com/solutions/coaching-and-development/
Do you have a rockstar who has the capacity and drive to grow but/and could use more tools in their leadership toolbox? We can help!
Episode 46: Work-Life Balance: A Generational Perspective
In a recent team meeting, the subject of work-life balance came up and how people from different generations have different perspectives on what it really means. It was then that we realized that among the four of us on the full-time STM team, we have four generations represented. That would make a great podcast, right? Listen in while we talk about:
Maximizing generational advantages
Appreciating generational diversity and making it work to your advantage can be a challenge. STM can help
Episode 45: Influence vs. Manipulation: How to tell the difference
In our latest podcast, Art and Sue tackle the issue of Influence vs. Manipulation. Empathy and the ability to read people is an asset, right? What if that ability is used for selfish or political gain? Listen in as we talk about:
What are the differences between these closely related capacities?
Why is it important to be able to determine one from the other?
How can you determine if someone is genuinely empathetic and interested in making a connection, or if they’re using their ability to use social cues to just feed to what you want to hear?
Need more tools to help you avoid falling into the manipulation trap? STM’s assessments can help!
Episode 44: Lattices vs. Ladders: Addressing Internal Mobility
In our latest podcast, Sue and our Senior Consultant for Training & Development, Chris Massaro, discuss internal mobility and how to give your employees opportunities to grow without creating false hierarchies in your organization.
What is internal mobility?
How can business leaders provide meaningful growth opportunities?
What are some strategies that ensure internal mobility benefits both the aspirations of employees and the objectives of the organization?
Leadership training and/or individual coaching can play a role in your internal mobility strategy. To learn more about how STM can support these efforts, click here https://strategictalentmgmt.com/solutions/coaching-and-development/ to learn more about our Coaching & Development services.
Episode 43: Engagement: Connecting with your Candidates & Employees
Sue and Alyssa have been talking a lot about engagement, both with employees and with candidates, and put their thoughts into our latest podcast. Listen in as they talk about:
The Candidate Experience & Onboarding
Factors that Affect Engagement
How to Measure Engagement
We’ve created a complimentary resource that we hope you find helpful – The Dos & Don’ts of Engagement https://strategictalentmgmt.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/stm-dos-donts-emp-engagement-sheet-062923.pdf
If you’re struggling with issues around engagement, or would like for us to perform a Candidate Experience Audit, call STM today!
Episode 42: All Things Assessments with Jim Robins: Part 2
In the second part of our conversation with Jim Robins of Spectrum Assessments – the creator and mastermind behind STM’s assessment technology – we dig into the issues of how to choose and use assessments. In that discussion, we address:
Privacy and informed consent
Issues of legality and the appropriate use in hiring selection
Validity and reliability
What to look for in choosing assessments for your company
Never taken an STM assessment before? Jim Robins is offering a complimentary assessment for our listeners. Try it today and we'll schedule a 30-60 minute call to go over your results with you.
All Things Assessments with Jim Robins