AJ O'Connor Associates

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • How Does Team Coaching Deliver Business Results?

    Let’s say that you are a leader of your firm’s new strategic initiative. You have worked hard to obtain buy-in from stakeholders for the new direction; you’ve put your tactical plans in place; and you’ve held an offsite with the project team to inform them of their roles in the new way forward. Three months later, do you see the operational changes that you anticipated? Are the business results w...

AJ O'Connor Associates

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • The Choice to be a Leader

    Often the biggest obstacles to getting what we want in life are the choices we - ourselves – make! Let’s look at a case in point from a client of mine.   Diane was a highly skilled middle level manager. She was composed, articulate, and well respected for her networking abilities, collaborative style and visionary outlook. She could connect dots to come up with new opportunities and was highly pa...

  • Step Aside Managers! Let Peer-to-Peer Feedback Drive Performance Management

    Performance management is a topic that has spurned some radical debates in recent years. The once once-per-year performance appraisal is seen as a necessary evil by many employers and managers, but has shown to be largely ineffective. In fact, many companies feel their current performance management systems are a waste of time and that performance management needs to be reinvented.   While there a...

  • Give the Gift of a Good Read

    If you’re anything like me, you have colleagues, friends and family members for whom deciding on a gift for the holidays is a challenge. You really want to celebrate the relationship during this season, but you also want the gift to be both warmly received and appropriate. Well, how about a great read? These books on leadership and coaching teams to greatness set just the right tone. And, you can ...

  • Becoming a Transformative Leader

    Amir Ghannad was a recent guest on HR Studio Podcast (See Episode 15: The Transformative Leader). In this post, Amir explains what it means to be a Transformative Leader and offers six steps you can take today to begin your journey today. Read on to download a a complimentary copy of the Transformation Blueprint, one of the tools included in his book, The Transformative Leader.  I get asked all t...

  • Why Executive Coaching Needs to Be Part of Your Leadership Development Strategy

    The need to identify and develop future leaders remains a top priority for organizations today, as noted in numerous 2016 human capital studies.   Attracting, retaining and developing talent, including the next generation of leaders is one of six business challenges identified by CEOs in the 2016 CEO Challenges study from the Conference Board   The inability to produce leaders fast enough to kee...

  • AJO Team Participates in Annual Bowl-A-Thon Fund Raiser

    For the third successive year, AJO fielded a team in the 9th Annual Corporate and Community Challenge Bowl-A-Thon which took place earlier this month.   This fund-raising event benefitted more than 800 kids in Cornerstone Family Programs at the Morristown Neighborhood House, which offers preschool education, before and after school programs, tutoring and mentoring, recreational activities and summ...

  • Mind Magic for Internal Conflict – Cool Tools for Personal Effectiveness

    If we look closely at ourselves, each of us can identify internal conflicts that we wrestle with; certain behaviors, anxieties, or roadblocks that keep us from accomplishing all we can achieve. In some of us, it is a fear of public speaking, in others – unconscious beliefs about our strengths and weaknesses. Sometimes even those things we picked up about ourselves and our capabilities way back in...

AJ O'Connor Associates

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Team Success: Is There a Tech-Driven Algorithm to Minimize Team Conflict?

    Want to Avoid Team Conflict? Use this Tech-Driven Formula to Maximize Team Success How often have you carefully selected staff members for a critical project team, only to have progress mired in discord, inaction, or worse yet, outright rebellion?  If we’re honest, each of us has experienced this uncomfortable situation at least once in our careers. You know how it feels. People you expect to act...

AJ O'Connor Associates

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • The Real Skinny on Generational Conflict - Conflict Management Part Two

    Millennials on the Rise Millennials quietly made history in early 2015.  53+ million strong, the Millennial workforce, those ages 18 to 34 in 2015, surpassed Gen X and Boomers as the largest generational cohort in the US workforce, making up more than one third of American workers.i Based on analysis of U.S. Census data from the monthly Current Population Survey, Millennial representation will gr...

AJ O'Connor Associates

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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