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Benefits of Coaching

Nov 23, 2017

What is the big deal about coaching? Well… coaching is about helping others toward self-discovery, self-awareness, and making choices that ultimately lead to improving performance, attaining goals, and achieving results. Who wouldn’t want that? The coaching process involves asking powerful questions and having conversations that empower others to create and implement solutions unique to them. A coach provides encouragement and support to their clients as they continue to make important life-changing choices. 

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Changing Your Thoughts to Gain Time

Oct 19, 2017

How do we make time for what’s most important in our lives instead of feeling like we’re always falling behind? How can we regain our time so we can live a more meaningful life? Many of us are longing to have more time even though we know there are only 24 hours in a day. 

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Creating a Coaching Culture in Your Workplace

Oct 01, 2017

We know from numerous research studies, in addition to anecdotes from executives, managers, and employees, about how effective coaching is in the workplace. As a result of the success of coaching and the ROI (return on investment) it brings, organizations have recognized the value in building a culture of coaching. A culture that offers employees, at all levels, the opportunity to grow their skills, enhance their value, and reach their professional goals. 

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Does your Organization Encourage Innovation?

Sep 26, 2017

Numerous research studies show that innovation is the key to the future success of organizations. Innovation is the creativity that adds value to an organization’s bottom line results and productivity. It’s the process that creates actionable new ideas furthering an organization’s mission and goals. 

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Gallup Research Shows Positivity Pays

Sep 18, 2017

No one gets to the top alone, and no one achieves their career goals in a vacuum without help from others. 

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Influencing with Presence

Aug 29, 2017

Influencing with a powerful presence is particularly important in the workplace when you don’t have direct authority and you need to get things done. One’s presence can significantly affect their impact and ability to influence others. How can presence be utilized to influence and persuade others? 

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Is Work/Life Balance Realistic For Women?

Aug 17, 2017

It seems that the entire nation, both men and women, is struggling with work/life balance. This appears to have become an especially powerful struggle for women who tend to still maintain all of the responsibilities of home life while also working their way up the proverbial organizational ladder. This begs the question… is work/life balance realistic for women? The answer is “no!” Let’s examine this topic a bit further… 

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Leveraging Diversity On Your Team

Jul 27, 2017

How can you best leverage the diversity on your team? First, you must focus on and recognize the inner strengths, unique gifts, and talents each individual brings to the team. Every human being is physically, emotionally, and mentally unique. As Farshad Asl said, “There is an amazing beauty and strength in diversity. Everyone has something special to offer . . . The key is the culture of unity and team work.” 

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Maximizing Innovation

Jul 03, 2017

Using the process of Design Thinking is an effective strategy for maximizing innovation. Design Thinking is a creative methodology used to solve complex problems and find desirable solutions through analysis and imagination. A design mindset is important to innovation because it is solution-focused, and action-oriented. According to Tim Brown, author of Change by Design (2009), “design thinking will help you explore more ideas more quickly than you could otherwise.” He recommends seeking outside help to expand an innovation team. 

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MindSpring Metro DC Begins Second Year of Operation

Jun 29, 2017

Denise Minor Set to Expand Leadership Training, Executive Coaching, Team Building and Professional Development Services 

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Recent Articles

  1. Benefits of Coaching Denise Minor 23-Nov-2017
  2. Changing Your Thoughts to Gain Time Denise Minor 19-Oct-2017
  3. Creating a Coaching Culture in Your Workplace Denise Minor 01-Oct-2017
  4. Does your Organization Encourage Innovation? Denise Minor 26-Sep-2017
  5. Gallup Research Shows Positivity Pays Denise Minor 18-Sep-2017