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AIIR Partnership with Wharton Neuroscience Initiative promises incredible advances in executive coaching

By Alex Schanne • December 3, 2018

AIIR Consulting is thrilled announce its partnership with the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative (WiN) at the University of Pennsylvania. This collaboration will vastly accelerate AIIR’s neuroscience research and thought leadership, as it becomes increasingly important for cutting-edge coaching and business practices. Launched in September 2016, the Wharton initiative is directed by its founder, Dr. Michael Platt a renowned interdisciplinary professor in Neuroscience, Psychology and Marketing with his administrative partner Dr. Elizabeth “Zab” Johnson. WiN harnesses the intellectual talents and technological resources across multiple disciplines at Wharton and Penn in order to build better business through brain science by advancing research, education,...

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AIIR Consulting's Top 5 Learns from the Columbia Coaching Conference

Our Top 5 Learns from the Columbia Coaching Conference

By AIIR Consulting • November 5, 2018

AIIR Consulting was proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Columbia University’s Columbia Coaching Conference, which took place on October 17–19th in New York City. The Conference theme was Systemic Coaching: Whole Person | Whole Organization. The theme of systemic coaching is extremely relevant for businesses today who need to go beyond the traditional view of coaching as an ad-hoc intervention for a lucky few senior leaders. For coaching to truly influence business results, it must be viewed through a systemic lens and how it adds value to a whole organization, not just a collection of individual coaching recipients The...

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AIIR announces new office in NYC

By AIIR Consulting • November 3, 2018

The new office, located at One Penn Plaza, will allow AIIR to deliver unsurpassed service to its NYC clients AIIR Consulting, LLC, is pleased to announce the official opening of its newest office, AIIR NYC. Located at One Penn Plaza in Manhattan, the new office places AIIR in the heart of global commerce and will allow us to better serve our ever-growing portfolio of clients in NYC. “In today’s coaching and leadership development space, achieving great results is not enough. At AIIR, we strive to ensure that every customer touchpoint and interaction goes above and beyond and is experienced in...

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The Risk of Chasing Quick Wins

By AIIR Consulting • October 26, 2018

U.S. presidents get the first 100 days to make a positive impression on their stakeholders and the public. That timeframe is even shorter for new executives. In today’s organization, stakeholders often expect leaders to be up to speed and producing positive results within the first 90 days of assuming a new role. However, the actual learning curve is much longer. Almost 60% of leaders reported that it took them six months to become effective in their new roles; 20% percent said it took more than nine months. The intense pressure to put numbers on the board is why so many...

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Webinar: How Coaching Accelerates Leader Transitions

By AIIR Consulting • October 11, 2018

Why 50% of new leaders fail, and how coaching can help. Half of new leaders fail within 18 months of a promotion. Even among those who succeed, 46% of leaders underperform during their transition. In this recorded webinar, senior coaches Natalie Schürmann, MSc. (AIIR Brussels) and David Yudis, Psy.D., MBA (AIIR Los Angeles) join AIIR Consulting founder and CEO Jonathan Kirschner, Psy.D., to explore an executive coaching framework that increases the success of leader transitions and accelerates leaders’ impact in their new roles. Want more information about how coaching can help your new leaders? Download our free whitepaper How Coaching Accelerates Leader Transitions.

Infographic: How Organizations are Failing Leaders in Transition

By AIIR Consulting • October 10, 2018

How Organizations are Failing Leaders in Transition Organizations are facing a looming leadership crisis. As Baby Boomers exit the workforce at a pace of 10,000 per day, organizations are left scrambling to fill critical roles. This shortage, combined with an ever-accelerating velocity of change in the workplace means that leaders are transitioning into new roles more frequently than ever before. The problem? Most leadership transitions end in failure. Even among leaders who succeed, nearly half underperform during their transition, causing significant damage to engagement and productivity on their teams. What’s behind this high level of underperformance and failure? Despite organizations spending...

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How Coaching Can Reduce High-Potential Burnout

By AIIR Consulting • October 4, 2018

How Coaching Can Reduce High-Potential Burnout As Baby Boomers exit the workforce at a pace of 10,000 per day, as many as 84% of organizations anticipate a shortfall of leaders over the next five years. In response to this looming crisis, companies are pouring more than $50 billion per year into accelerated leadership development for high potentials. However, most of these programs fall short of their goals. More than half of HR professionals lack confidence in their HiPo programs, and 73% of HiPo programs fail to deliver business outcomes or ROI. 46% of high potential leaders fail to meet their...

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AIIR announces Coaching Mindset Index™ demonstration at Columbia Coaching Conference

By AIIR Consulting • August 24, 2018

Presentation will feature a live coaching session with organizational leader by Dr. Jen Hall AIIR Consulting, LLC, is excited to announce a special demonstration of the Coaching Mindset Index™ at Columbia University’s Columbia Coaching Conference, held Oct. 17–19, 2018, in New York, NY. The Coaching Mindset Index™ is a revolutionary psychometric assessment that provides leaders a powerful understanding of their coaching style and how it affects the people around them. Coaching is an essential skill for inspiring and enabling teams and individuals to do their best in a fast-paced business environment. However, research shows that, for most leaders, coaching skills...

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Coaching Mindset Index™ Case Study: Leading the Way with Candor

By AIIR Consulting • August 2, 2018

Guest post by: Dr. Jen Hall A high performing CTO gets some surprising feedback needed to reframe his understanding of himself, engage his team, and improve his management style. After a debrief of his Coaching Mindset Index™ results, he is able to reorient his leadership style and cultivate a passion for coaching his team. The Case Brian Stanton is the CTO of a multinational manufacturing firm. Following a series of resignations on his team, Brian was referred for coaching by his boss, the CEO of the organization. The company CEO had received numerous reports that Brian was a difficult boss....

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AIIR’s Summer Reading List

By Alex Schanne • July 26, 2018

Relaxing on a warm afternoon in the shade with a book in your hand is probably the best way to spend a summer. As the season passes its peak, our team at AIIR wanted to make sure that we were making the most of our prime reading months. So, we reached out to our coaches to see what they were reading and got back a lot of great suggestions. We’ve shared just a few of our favorites in the list below, broken down by Fiction, Non-Fiction, Coaching-specific, and of course, Written by our Coaches. Fiction Books: The Fallen (Michael Baldacci)-...

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