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Tagged: “coaching”

Paths Through Conflict

Of all the skills and behaviors essential for effective performance, the one that scares the most people into inaction and disengagement is conflict. To increase the ability for and the liklihood that our clients will take on this critical topic, OKA has developed a number of different approaches to conflict.

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360 Tips and Tools

While complicated and time-consumptive, 360s offer powerful insights and perspectives that can be essential to professional growth and leadership development. I want to share two tips and two tools that will help you with your use of 360s.

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360 Feedback: A Powerful Tool You May Want to Avoid

How differently are you perceived from your boss to your direct reports and/or from your colleagues to your family and friends? These insights—rich and powerful—are the gold that 360s offer. It is surprising, therefore, to many of my clients when I suggest that they NOT use a 360.

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Top 5 Reasons to Use the Pearman

Now that I have studied, used and trained with the Pearman Personality Integrator for about six months, I love it, and I even find it challenging to use the MBTI now for a few very specific reasons.

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Baby You Can Drive My Car

OKA’s primary method of teaching Type dynamics for over 15 years, this exercise is called Baby You Can Drive My Car

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Whoa, Buddy! Part 2

It is very difficult—and I would actually argue that it is impossible—to actively do less of something.

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The Millennial Big 5

What do you say to and how do you treat each generation to access their positive qualities—of which there are many—and how do you avoid the landmines common to their specific world view?

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Knowing Your MBTI Type Might Not Matter

Anyone can use Type deeply, powerfully and fully without believing that Type is hard-wired or unchanging.

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Developing Sensing

So how (and why) would you go about developing Sensing?

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Teams Don’t Change—People Do

Think and goal collectively, but act individually because teams don’t change, people do.

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