Terence Traut Among Top Speakers at ISPI 2015 Conference & Expo

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Speaking on the topic of Coaching for Talent Development and Employee Engagement, Terence Traut, president of Entelechy – creators of Unleash Your Leadership Potential – was among the top-rated speakers at the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) 2015 Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Terence Traut, President

Coaching is the key leadership skill for 2015.

Terence Traut, Entelechy’s President, spoke on Coaching for Talent Development and Employee Engagement at this year’s ISPI 2015 Conference held in San Antonio, TX. Terry presented this 75-minute workshop to a packed room in an engaging, fun, and enlightening session. Participants commented that “this was the best workshop I’ve ever attended at a conference – ANY conference.”

“What makes the workshop so impactful,” explains Terry, “is the coaching model – it’s simple and effective – and the activities we do to ensure everyone ‘gets it.’” In the session, Terry introduces participants to Entelechy’s Coaching Model, the same model that Entelechy uses as the foundation for its award-winning Unleash Your Leadership Potential leadership/management development program and has been described as “simply elegant” by participants who speak to the model’s power and simplicity. Terry also invites participants to practice the model in an engaging coaching exercise to experience the power of coaching.

Coaching to develop talent and engage employees is, according to industry researcher, Josh Bersin, a key leadership skill for 2015. Yet, according to Traut, “most coaching models and training don’t provide a practical, prescriptive tool for coaching. Most training talks about how important it is to listen to the employee, to use questions, to display empathy, to focus on goals…. Interesting stuff, but not really useful, which is why most employee surveys indicate that their managers don’t coach them.”

The VP of Global Learning & Quality at a 70,000 employee organization agrees on the impact of coaching: “The initial return on our commitment to developing our leaders’ coaching skills is remarkable. In our pilot site, our performance six weeks following the initial implementation saw them move from the bottom quartile among our competitors to the #1 site, and they have maintained top quartile performance ever since.”

For more information on ISPI 2015 Conference, visit http://www.ispi.org/content.aspx?id=1744.

About Entelechy: A featured “private label” provider of leadership development programs since 1992, Entelechy has been the go-to company when organizations are looking to create their own development programs, ones that reflect their goals and address their unique challenges. For more detail about Entelechy’s Unleash Your Leadership Potential program, visit Entelechy’s website at http://www.unleashyourleadership.com.

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