Coaching ensures that fragile, uncomfortable new skills are actually tried in practice. As coachees become better and better at using their new skills, they become more confident, happy and empowered.
This is a call to action to be a Jedi and help others, to educate others and to bring America back. The current Sith Lord in the White House is just a mascot of our our own ignorance. - Kristy McCann
The time is now for us to take us back. So, let’s be force together to beat the many Sith Lords out there so no one is left behind.Read More
Leadership is listening, cultivating and championing. Leadership is not about doing but about motivating people to deliver in ways that are beneficial for all.
Is your journey to the C-suite looking like Frodo Baggins’ journey to Mordor? We’ve got 13 major focus areas to help you develop and manage yourself to prepare you.Read More
If you don’t have a CHRO at your company, it's likely you don't have the best insight into your people or culture.
Human Resources needs better representation at the head of a company, but fewer than half of the attendees of a major HR conference said they reported directly to the CEO. Here’s our recommendation to fix this problem.Read More
Do you know how to give someone feedback or what to do if someone isn't taking feedback? Listen to this episode of What Would She Do? to hear Danielle Virgin and our CEO, Kristy McCann Flynn, talk about feedback frameworks, particularly in difficult situations.Read More
Having trouble advertising and marketing to Gen Z? We’ve contributed to a new Forbes article offering 8 tips. Check it out.Read More
Kristy McCann, GoCoach's CEO, was a panelist at Namely's HR Redefined 2018 event. The discussion was summarized on the Namely blog by Lyssa Test. The panel discussion focused on measuring and addressing employee performance. It's a challenging topic for many reasons. Read on to find out more.Read More
People from different sides of life gather in the same place, but they do not share the same conversations or engage in discussion with the people who are less like them. We see diversity, but not inclusion.Read More
Companies are in a constant state of change, and properly managing people through that change is what makes or breaks a company.
There has been a lot of discussion on company culture in the last year. With some of the negative, toxic and even deplorable behaviors in companies coming to light, there seems to be this large question mark: How do I create or maintain a positive culture for my employees?Read More
Anyone can complete a goal, anyone can create an experience, but it is how you do it that matters.
Diversity is a crucial element of who we are as a society, but even now, in 2018, some businesses are struggling with the concept. While missteps can and do happen to the best of businesses when it comes to the sensitivity and being all-inclusive, how a company chooses to go about fixing the mistakes can make all the difference.Read More
Kristy reflects on past experiences in HR and offers ways for HR leaders to drive change in their organizations.Read More
Are they coachable or are they fireable?
Being human is harder than it seems. We all know what this means, but I’m actually going to test you. You ready to be tested?Read More
If you’re always looking for new people to replace your current people or you need to keep looking for new people to replace people who are leaving you, you’re trying to solve the wrong problem.
Did you use a No. 2 pencil when you were in school? After filling in some bubbles on an exam, that pencil started to get dull, right? Sometimes it even broke! What did you do when that happened? Did you throw it away? Replace it with a new one? Or did you sharpen it, bring the point back and keep moving?Read More
Having been an HR leader for 15 years, I wish I had taken more risks and explored other areas of business
You’ve probably heard that old saying, “hindsight is 20/20.” Those words could never be more accurate than when it comes to mistakes made early on in a career. When you have the drive, the tenacity and the knowledge to make a mark in your current position, it’s all too easy to think you’ve got it all figured out.Read More
We can’t perform to the best of our ability if we are experiencing sexual harassment.
The consequence of sexual harassment is more than just someone feeling uncomfortable in a single moment and days after.Read More
There has been much of late about human resources. Who are they? What are they responsible for? How do they really help organizations? And of course- what HR is not doing. Having worked in HR for over 15 years in many capacities including leading HR in organizations there is fact, fiction, much of in between and lots of gray area along with tons of concessions along the way.Read More