170: How UC Berkeley Transformed Performance Reviews and Built a Coaching Culture

170: How UC Berkeley Transformed Performance Reviews and Built a Coaching Culture

170: How UC Berkeley Transformed Performance Reviews and Built a Coaching Culture

What if you could turn your performance review process into a real development opportunity? Angela Stopper, Ph.D., describes exactly what she and her team at UC Berkeley did to accomplish this amazing transformation.

Angela is the Chief Learning Officer and Director of People and Organization Development at the University of California, Berkeley. She is responsible for the team that creates and delivers campus-wide learning initiatives supporting supervisory, management, functional, and technical learning efforts for the campus’s 9,000 staff and faculty administrators.

You’ll discover:

  • The You-Me-We Learning Model that forms the basis for all their development programs
  • Why the entire learning operation at UC Berkeley is branded as GROW
  • What they’ve done to empower learners to be self-driven
  • How coaching has been incorporated into their performance review system
  • What “Achieve Together” conversations between managers and employees sound like

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Angela’s Resources

Website

UC Berkeley’s GROW Program

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Mastering the Top 10 Communication Skills

Peer Coaching Made Simple

How to Do the 6 Things That Matter Most When Helping Someone Improve a Skill

163: A Culture Where People Feel Safe and Valued

163: A Culture Where People Feel Safe and Valued

163: A Culture Where People Feel Safe and Valued

What can you do to make sure your company avoids being part of the Great Resignation? Maurice “Moe” Rondeau has specific suggestions you can adopt, based on what he and his team have done to build community and high performance.

Moe is Vice President of Learning & Development at WinnCompanies, a real estate property development and management company in the Boston area. He has a diverse 25+ year background in global learning and organizational development.

Moe’s multi-industry experience provides him with a solid understanding of the challenges that business leaders face in engaging and retaining talent.

You’ll discover:

  • What leaders can do to engage and retain their top talent
  • What WinnCompanies does to keep everyone informed and involved
  • A few thought leaders Moe admires most…and why
  • 5 key lessons Moe learned when starting up the L&D division from scratch
  • How Moe structured programs for high potentials and first level managers to achieve a positive impact

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Moe’s Website

WinnCompanies

 

Connect with Your Team

Mastering the Top 10 Communication Skills

Peer Coaching Made Simple

How to Do the 6 Things That Matter Most When Helping Someone Improve a Skill

157: When Love, Passion & Accountability Are a Company’s Core Values

157: When Love, Passion & Accountability Are a Company’s Core Values

157: When Love, Passion & Accountability Are a Company’s Core Values

What’s it like to work in a company whose core values are practiced daily by leaders and employees alike? Christopher Lind paints a clear picture, describing the positive impact on relationships and results.

Christopher is Chief Learning Officer at ChenMed. He’s a globally recognized, digital-first leader in learning and workplace technology with a career at the intersection of people, business, and technology. He’s the founder of Learning Sharks and host of the Learning Tech Talks Podcast.

You’ll discover:

  • How ChenMed teams live their core values when interacting with each other and their patients
  • Four challenges that Christopher is hearing about when talking with leaders in organizations
  • A simple solution for eliminating the problem of poor managers
  • How leaders can reduce employee anxiety and build a foundation of trust

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Connect with Christopher

    

Connect with Your Team

Mastering the Top 10 Communication Skills

Peer Coaching Made Simple

How to Do the 6 Things That Matter Most When Helping Someone Improve a Skill

048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

by Meredith Bell

​In this special episode, we have a “mic swap.” Former guest Angela Cusack interviews Meredith Bell about her new book, Strong for Performance: Create a Coaching Culture with Learning & Development Programs That Stick. Meredith kicks off by revealing the famous Star Wars actor she was friends with in high school! We then turned our discussion to more serious topics, like what’s required to change behavior for the long-term. Meredith describes a four-step roadmap that organizations can use to create an environment where people love to come to work, contribute their best efforts and achieve high levels of performance.

You’ll discover:

  • The famous Star Wars actor that Meredith knew in high school
  • Why Meredith wrote her book and the impact she wants it to have on organizations
  • The one element missing from most learning and development programs that results in a lack of long-term impact
  • A proven three-step process for rewiring the brain for a new skill or habit
  • Why a support system and accountability coach are key components for improving a skill

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