Planning for retirement is critical. 26% of people expect to work past their 60’s. This article outlines 7 steps that can help achieve your retirement goal.
A common request for coaching services is from individuals considering a career change. In this article, I outline five things to consider in order to make a successful transition.
“There are going to be layoffs!” How many times have you heard this phrase at the company you work for? In this article I outline some things you can do to avoid being part of the next reduction in force.
During my three decades as a corporate executive and professional coach, I have realized that the most important skill for professional development and growth is honest and objective self-awareness.
Waiting to get promoted can be a very exciting time in one’s career. Receiving the promotion can re-energize the recipient and often reengages the person in their work. Not receiving the promotion can be disappointing. In this article I share some of my thoughts about these life-impacting events.
Some companies have adopted return on investment and investment payback policies for their internal “investments.” I have created a framework to create compelling business cases. I hope this information helps make your next business case a success.
According to a recent study by Gallup, 85% of employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged at work. Why is it so high and what can we do about it? This article provides some tips on how improve engagement levels at work.
Over the years I have developed a methodology for creating and delivering effective presentations. It has worked for me and I thought it important to share what I have learned so that other people might benefit from this experience.
I ran across a great article on the Harvard Business Review website on how to Increase your Influence at Work. The author made some very good suggestions on how Increasing your Influence at Work can help improve your results.
Most people don’t stop to think that we are a “product” and rarely have a Personal Product Management strategy. Managing your “product” well will improve your image and increase your value. Here are some tips on how to achieve both.
The “Five Why’s” is a tool that I use a lot when diagnosing the reason something went wrong and getting to the root cause. Once the root cause is known then a remedy can be identified and preventive measures can be put in place.
Measuring performance for team members is a very hard thing to do. Sometimes, there is misalignment between the “What” and “How” behaviors. More weight should be given to how team members achieve their objectives.
One of the most important leadership qualities is the ability to hold effective one-on-one meetings with a team member. I have created a worksheet to improve alignment and increase the effectiveness of one-on-one meetings.
Some of you may have already seen Atul Gawande deliver a Ted Talk titled “Want to get great at something? Get a coach”, but I thought I would post it as it really hit a note with me.
The New T. Kahler Coaching website is up and running. I would like to thank all of those individuals that helped me get this site up and running and I would like to offer a special thanks to those that volunteered their kind testimonials.