Author Archives: Suzanne Rotondo

Watch Teleos Webinar, “Coaching with Compassion, What the Neuropsychology Tells Us”

Focus on long-term development, not altering short-term performance. Coaching with compassion involves helping people bring more of their passions and aspirations to work.Take the time to teach and lead your employees. People are hard-wired to learn through relationships and by mirroring their mentors. Instead of expecting employees to change by reading or listening to information, take the time to teach and lead your employees through example. Continue reading

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Teleos Client Spotlight: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s Collaboration with Steve Jobs on Apple Stores in NYT

Teleos has had the pleasure o working with Peter Bohlin and the Apple Team in SF over the last few years. This incredible firm of gifted architects and partners have achieved what so many only dream of… Continue reading

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Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?

The surgeon, Atul Gawande, writes about the paradigm shift in sports. What was once a humble, no frills approach to training and play has become a world in which every athlete has a coach to reach optimal performance. What will it take to shave off that last two-hundredths of a second? And where do coaches fit in helping everyone reach their potential if, as a society, we’re routinely expecting “ordinary people to take responsibility for doing extraordinary things?” Continue reading

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This Is Your Brain on Trauma: Leading and Caring through Crisis by Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD

When I was a kid, the news was an evening affair: my father watched Walter Cronkite before dinner, and read The Wall Street Journal at night. The news was digested before bed, and the workday started without it. Now, news is a … Continue reading

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Incoming Medical Students Clear Empathy Hurdle (with Teleos)

July 27, 2011 — An innovative medical school program is basing admissions as much on the individual’s emotional intelligence as his or her ability to memorize organic chemistry formulas and score high on the MCAT. “We intend to change the … Continue reading

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Teleos Announces Dates for Next ICF-Certified Coach Development Program (TCDP) in US

We are pleased to announce that the next Teleos Coach Development Program will be offered in the United States over two residential weeks in Philadelphia, PA: Week 1: November 14-19, 2011 (6 days Mon-Sat) Week 2: April 23-28, 2012 (6 … Continue reading

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Beyond Burnout: Tapping into the Brain to Motivate Your Team

Research on motivation and the role of the brain points to many important insights for leaders and managers trying to respond proactively to burnt out on their teams. Most importantly, leaders must understand that all motivation—whether at work or at play—share the same neural pathway. Tapping into that pathway is the job of the leader—and understanding the brain can help. Continue reading

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How Social Media Has Improved My Relationships or 3 Tips to Appease the Haters

So, this is for Alex (and Dave): An open letter to my beloved friends (or random confirmed haters), written in complete sentences, to help you understand me, my phone, and our relationship. May we meet in the middle. Continue reading

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Teleos in Tampa Tribune Article on Bringing EI to Medical Students

USF seeking medical students nicer than ‘House’ TAMPA – Alexandra Printz was honored to be accepted into the University of South Florida College of Medicine last year, but she had her eye on something else. She’d heard about a new … Continue reading

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Annie McKee featured in new HBR.org piece, “Dealing with Your Incompetent Boss,”

http://blogs.hbr.org/hmu/2011/06/dealing-with-your-incompetent.html Excerpt: Think twice before ratting anyone out When you’re working for someone who isn’t getting the job done, it can be tempting to go to your boss’s boss or another leader in the organization. First consider the consequences. “Hierarchy … Continue reading

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