Workplace psychologist Dr. Chris Allen helps organizations and leaders develop the “people” side of the business. As a Forbes Coaches Council contributor, Dr. Allen offers regular insights on topics such as changing organizational culture, aligning cultural values and team building in Forbes.com articles
Looking out into the office, you may see a lot of people furiously typing and shuffling papers, but the mood is grim. You know work’s getting done, but it’s not creative. No one is engaging during meetings, and no one is coming to your door
Insight Business Works was recently honored to share an initial PeopleMap™ Training Workshop with approximately 50 staff members (teachers, counselors, support staff, and administrators) at the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC) whose mission is to deliver comprehensive, community-based academic and workforce development programs that lead to
Returning from a well-earned vacation can be challenging. Check out Chris’s suggestion for beating the “post-vacation blues”: Return Mid-Week When Possible as well as great tips from other Forbes Coaches Council members!
VERSUS: One of the most commonly tossed around ideas when it comes to achieving greater well-being and happiness is the elusive pursuit of “work-life balance”, a term that yields nearly one million results on Google in less than a second. Yet in my experience
We appreciated being quoted in Forbes in “13 Accountability Tricks To Help You Break That Bad Habit”! Many great suggestions here from expert coaches. We focus on the willingness to start again, using self-compassion to guard against discouragement or becoming self-defeating. Research on self-compassion shows
The old saying goes: “Behind every great man is a great woman.” Well, what about every great woman? Is there a man supporting her success — practically and emotionally? Could men’s support of women be key for greater and faster progress for increasing gender equality?
Dr. Allen, Forbes Coaches Council Member, gives input on how to overcome the top challenges with 360-Assessments 13. Pair The 360 With An Opportunity For Coaching A face-to-face feedback session is essential, but two or three coaching sessions at the very minimum are recommended. This
Marla Tabaka of Inc. asked Dr. Chris Allen about key personality traits for outrageously successful sales people. Here is a link to the article: Outstanding Sales People Possess These Unique Character Traits! Do You? “Possess a sense of humor! Successful sales people are not only emotionally
I was recently honored to speak to a group of more than 80 women in Syracuse for the February program of the Women’s Business Opportunities Connection, a local women’s business organization. The topic of courageous communication clearly resonated with this group of amazing women entrepreneurs,