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3 Reads on Coaching, Leadership, and Team Effectiveness (January 2018)


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Recommendations for HR and L&D professionals from the FlashPoint Team

Keeping up with new topics and opportunities in the L&D and HR fields is a daunting task....

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10 Top Characteristics of an Admired Leader Told Through Song

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Music is powerful. It can alter moods, inspire, bridge divides, and bring people together. It also has an uncanny way of sticking with us.

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December 19, 2017

Leadership Development

How to Develop Leaders in 2018: 5 Top Trends in Leadership Development

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Successful leadership development functions will need to keep up with these 5 trends

Each year, learning and development professionals face similar...

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December 14, 2017

Leadership Development

Year-End Review: 12 Top Learning and Development Posts of 2017

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Our most-loved and best tidbits of knowledge from 2017

As each year comes to a close, it’s good to reflect on new skills, goals, and successes from the past...

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December 12, 2017

Leadership Development

How To Develop Effective Leaders for Current and Future Roles

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Focus Development on What's now and what's next

Learning and development has faced the same dilemma for a long time: what is the best balance between...

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December 07, 2017

Leadership Development

5 Fast Facts About Everything DiSC® [Infographic]

Effective working relationships and communication are some of the foundations of good teamwork, allowing team members to be clear about their behavioral styles and preferences for working with...

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December 05, 2017

Team Effectiveness

8 Essential Ingredients for Adopting a Coaching Mindset Today

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Coaching starts with your mindset

Coaching is a coachee-centered relationship, which means many of the ingredients to a good coaching conversation focus on the...

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November 30, 2017


Checklist: 10 Signs Your Work Environment is Unhealthy

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How to tell if your workplace needs improvement

Unhealthy workplaces stifle creativity, ruin optimism, and drag down productivity. And the effect doesn’t stop...

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November 28, 2017

Team Effectiveness

Conversational Intelligence for Coaches and Leaders

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Establishing trust as a leader comes first in we-centric leadership

Establishing a high level of trust in relationships is a foundational necessity for any...

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November 23, 2017


4 Ways Coaching Grows Leaders

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Coaching Is One Way To Encourage Leaders to Shift Their Thinking

Challenges in the workplace, internal and external, have multiplied and morphed. Due to these...

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November 21, 2017


5 Ways to Give Better Feedback

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Giving tough feedback is part of the manager’s role

Giving feedback is a critically important skill for managers, but it’s also one of the hardest skills for leaders...

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November 16, 2017

Leadership Development