How we see ourselves, as well as the ways in which we choose to develop, are often greatly influenced by others. If we reflect on our lives, our choices, it is easy to see how the awareness of how we have impacted others greatly influences the person we have become. It is this ongoing ebb… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Organizational Psychology
We often hear about conflict management within organizations, and I don’t imagine it is something that will die down anytime soon. Recently, the topic resurfaced when I got my own Conflict Management Style results from a Thomas-Kilmann Instrument (TKI). It seems that my chief way of handling conflict (according to my own answers) was to… Read more »
We are privileged to post a guest blog from our client Thorsten Eger, Vice President of Human Resources at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada, whose perspectives on employee engagement we highly value. We hope you enjoy the read and look forward to your comments. Engagement 2.0 – Engagement of Employees in the Future By: Thorsten Eger Recently,… Read more »
At MarchFifteen we facilitate Emotional Intelligence sessions within organizations and find this a fascinating topic to share with clients. I was very inspired while doing EQ/EI research to come across a Harvard Business Review Blog. It reinforced that it is possible to shift an individual, a team and an entire organization towards a higher awareness… Read more »
Burnout and despair – each and every one of us has gone through it or have seen others go through it before. In this guest blog, Mike Lipkin addresses the statistics around disengagement in the workplace and discusses how, based on the four core needs of people, we can boost a team’s morale and productivity…. Read more »
“No one can teach anyone anything of significance,” wrote the famed psychologist Carl Rogers in his classic book, On Becoming a Person. This philosophy is the foundation of effective mentoring. I learned a lot of insignificant things in grade school. Even today, I can name the capital of every state; I can tell you… Read more »
At MarchFifteen, we are fascinated by business literature on leadership and influence. It is our role to have the most current business knowledge and awareness to best help you every day of the week. We recognize that there are many things that create influential leaders, and part two of this blog consists of a set… Read more »
Below is a case study, not hypothetical, but an example. An organization we worked with recently is continuously experiencing growth. They are quite stunned, and not really able to pinpoint exactly what the “magic” that their sales reps bring to the table is. They see the numbers but are not able to repeat the success… Read more »
If you choose to excel in Team Coaching, you have to balance your abilities to be strategic and creative. You need to be organic with the team and yet results driven at the same time.
A management team is not much different than a hockey team. An aligned management team has a common vision, with clear business priorities that members are committed to. There is clarity of each other’s roles and responsibilities, authorities and decision-making lines are understood and success is clearly defined. Conflicts are dealt with in an open constructive manner and group norms are established for working together.