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TBS’ STAR 360 Action Report Updates: Feedback into Action

The STAR 360 Report is one of Topsarge Business Solutions’ most impactful tools to help you get the most out of your team. Unlike other 360 reports, the action report implements a strategic plan that allows participants to make practical goals towards professional success. How does it do this? It focuses on the emotional side of participants and allows managers and mentors to become agents… Read More »TBS’ STAR 360 Action Report Updates: Feedback into Action

6 Affordable Training Options for Your Team

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Affordable training is vital for your team’s development and extremely helpful when you are tasked with projects that require a certain level of unity and understanding while being fiscally intelligent. Often a team is only as strong as its weakest link, and that link is usually unaware of its weakness. Allowing your team to work together while maintaining the responsibility to work apart is crucial… Read More »6 Affordable Training Options for Your Team

Introduction to Professional Coaching

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What is coaching? In this video, the International Coach Federation (ICF) offers an introduction to professional coaching and explains the benefits of partnering with a coach to achieve your goals. What is Coaching? from ICF Headquarters on Vimeo.

What is Professional Coaching like?

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Sometimes a client is considering professional business coaching, but they don’t know what coaching session would be like. This is a short tutorial that we created to summarize some of the things we do with our clients. What is a Coaching Session Like? TBS Coaches work with our clients to focus on personal growth and development or organizational change. During coaching, the client and the coach assess… Read More »What is Professional Coaching like?

Coaching Markers by Professionals

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At TBS, our personnel follows the Professional Certified Coach Markers, as established by the International Coach Federation. These are the competencies that are exhibited throughout each coaching conversation by our personnel: ➢ Competency 1: Ethics and Standards ➢ Competency 2: Creating the Coaching Agreement ➢ Competency 3: Creating Trust and Intimacy ➢ Competency 4: Coaching Presence ➢ Competency 5: Active Listening ➢ Competency 6: Powerful… Read More »Coaching Markers by Professionals

Skillscope® the 360-degree Assessment Tool

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Skillscope is a 360-degree assessment that provides individuals with straightforward, practical feedback on job-related skills necessary for effectiveness in a management role. Skillscope’s simplicity – short survey and easy-to-read reports – also makes it an ideal first step for organizations that are new to the 360-degree assessment process. Special Features Based on research designed to capture managers’ work as it really is Designed to collect… Read More »Skillscope® the 360-degree Assessment Tool

How is Coaching Distinct From Other Service Professions?

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Distinct Professional Coaching focuses on setting goals, creating outcomes and managing personal change, but the first one has to define professional and distinct coaching. Sometimes it’s helpful to understand coaching by distinguishing it from other personal or organizational support professions. There are differences between coaching and other activities by professionals that are similar. Some of the techniques and differences are:  Therapy: Therapy deals with healing… Read More »How is Coaching Distinct From Other Service Professions?

Dan Elder, Executive Coach

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Dan Elder is a leadership coach, management consultant, and change agent who has coached and mentored hundreds of leaders at all levels. A retired Command Sergeant Major with more than 26-years serving soldiers and their families, he has deployments to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iraq, Dan is an author, editor or reviewer on a number of soldier-related books and articles and a member of the International Coaching Federation.… Read More »Dan Elder, Executive Coach