Archive for July, 2018

Ask the Coach: I’m not planning on leaving my current position for a while, however, I’m wondering when is the best time to do succession planning?

July 27th, 2018

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in a position or what your plans are, succession planning has many advantages, and few if any disadvantages. Here are some things to consider: – Succession planning is a MUST to keep your business competitive, stable and ready to manage upcoming events, planned or not. None of us […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 7/25/18

July 25th, 2018

In this podcast, we highlight a recent article on telecommuting and the possible benefits of recruiting new talent. Donna Flynn, one of our BankTalentHQ coaches, joins us to discuss the benefits of mentoring and how the process works. Talent Gathers Here!

Ask the Coach: How do I get my client to say “I Do”?

July 20th, 2018

Do you remember your marriage proposal? After months (years) of courting and developing a relationship with your partner, you decide that a life-long commitment is something that would mutually benefit both of you. You purchase a ring (or token of commitment) and propose this life-long commitment to your partner. For many it is an elaborate […]

Ask the Coach: What’s the best way to motivate my employees?

July 13th, 2018

I don’t believe it’s a manager’s ‘responsibility’ to motivate employees. I believe adults are responsible for their own choices, including whether or not they choose to be motivated to do a job. As a manager, however, you can influence others and can inspire behavior and results. Here’s how you can influence your environment: 1. Set […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 7/11/2018

July 11th, 2018

In this podcast, we highlight our state banking association partners. Who are they, what do they do, and how they can benefit you and your career. We also highlight our latest “Ask the Coach” segment. Talent Gathers Here!

Ask the Coach: Don’t you find the sales term “Closing Deals” to be counter intuitive?

July 6th, 2018

When I moved to Canada in 2010 and bought my first home I was told “the property transaction will close on a certain date”. I found that expression odd as in Australia I was more familiar with “settling transactions” and “winning deals”. Why should there be a close? Of course, I understand the term …. […]