How to Improve Your Interview Skills

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, improving your interview skills can ensure that you’ll be successful in your search. Performing well in an interview is the first step to getting the job you’ve worked so hard for.

There are many things you can do to set yourself up for a good interview. The following tips will help you fine-tune your skills to reach the next step in your career.

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How to Be a Better Manager and Leader

Whether you’re new to the job or an experienced professional, it’s hard to be a good manager and leader. The skills for these roles are acquired over time with experience and management leadership training.

No matter your industry or area of expertise, there are many things you can do to become a more effective, confident, and inspirational leader. Seeking manager training and feedback, familiarizing yourself with leadership best practices, and working with an executive career … Read More

How to Reduce Stress at Work

From last-minute projects to a long list of unopened emails, it’s easy to become overwhelmed at work. Although you may think you have your stress under control, it can affect your mental and physical health over time.

In this blog, we’ll discuss the impact stress has on your well-being and explain how to reduce stress at work. With time and stress management tips from Strong Training and Coaching, you will be one step closer to … Read More

What Is an Executive Coach?

An executive coach is someone who helps career professionals become better leaders in the workplace. They help their clients develop and nurture highly functioning executive teams, successively deal with management issues in real-time, control their work-life balance, create stress management plans, and more. Executive coaches also provide services that can benefit organizations and improve team performance. A fantastic executive career coach advises on facilitating strategic planning and helping professionals develop their ability to make … Read More

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

Professionals everywhere are susceptible to a problem known as imposter syndrome. For some people, this condition is a distraction that can prevent or stunt professional growth. For others, imposter syndrome can cause debilitating fear, a sudden lack of confidence, and missteps in the workplace. 

Imposter syndrome can only be overcome if it is identified and dealt with head-on. At Strong Training and Coaching, we have the services those facing this condition need to work Read More

How to Manage Stress at Work

Everyone who has ever had a job has, at some point, experienced work-related stress. Even if your work is something you love, there can be stressful elements. Without proper help, both short- and long-term stress can eventually harm your mental and physical health. 

But how do you deal with pressure or stressful situations? At Strong Training and Coaching, we can help you manage job stress and recognize signs of employee burnout. Let’s take a closer Read More

How to Improve Virtual Team Performance

As of June 2020, about 40% of the labor force was working from home. If you’re a manager who is used to leading teams in person, remote work can be challenging. Virtual teams can experience setbacks in productivity, especially under stressful circumstances like a global pandemic. However, as a manager, you can help guide your team through these challenges.

Measuring performance, taking steps to boost morale, and devising actionable strategies to overcome challenges can help … Read More

“Hey Mom, did you get one for yourself?”

By Maureen Falvey

Lead Coach & Trainer

 

Happy National Day of Unplugging! As I was writing this blog last Sunday I took the message to heart, put my computer down, and invited my daughter to take a walk with me into town. We popped in a little store and I picked up three stones with inspirational messages for people I love: One for my dad saying, “You are my sunshine”, one for my friend … Read More

Announcing Strong Training & Coaching On-Demand

Announcing Strong Training & Coaching On-Demand 

The world of work is changing faster than ever – and even though it feels like there’s more and more to accomplish in less and less time, people need training and development support now more than ever. In fact, according to Gallup, 41% of employees don’t feel prepared to do their job and employee preparedness is trending down. 

To help give employees, managers, leaders and executives the support they Read More

Leading With Love

By Kelly Harmon Schmitt, CPC, ELI-MP

Professional Life and Leadership Coach

 

At the onset and subsequent spread of the pandemic, it was never more evident that we were all connected. All of us on this planet. I reflected deeply on that physical and spiritual connection. But that deeper reflection quickly gave way to the business at hand – of working and schooling remotely, staying healthy, dealing with the physical separation of elderly parents, etc. Read More