Tenshey Blog

#MentoringFromHome by Tenshey

by Maggie Chan Jones We are in an unprecedented period of our lifetimes.  I have so much gratitude for people in healthcare, public service and essential businesses around the world who are risking their own health to help others fight the coronavirus during this...

Tips on How to Support One Another During Coronavirus

From Team Tenshey With the unprecedented effects of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, we’ve been waking up each morning faced with an uncertain future and with questions like “What is my new normal?” What’s important now is that we remember to support one another in the...

Building Successful Sponsorships at Work

by Maggie Chan Jones When I was growing my corporate career in the technology industry, I remember thinking to myself, I wish I could be a fly-on-the-wall in those performance review calibration meetings, to see how people are chosen for promotions. When I became a...

Three Tips on Landing Your Next Executive Position

by Maggie Chan Jones Getting to a point in your career where you are navigating your way into or among the executive ranks of a company requires not only skill and hard work, but a great deal of thought and intention every step of the way.  At Tenshey, a question I...

Writing a Resignation Letter

So you’ve landed an exciting new job – Congratulations! Once you’ve made the decision to move on from your current company, the next step is to let your boss and HR know. The conversation with your boss should be a one-on-one, in-person discussion, and it should be...

Preventing Burnout

Burnout is a relatively new term, used for the first time in the early 1970s by a psychologist named Herbert Freudenberger. But in recent years, it has come into cultural prominence, with more of us suffering from professional burnout every year. In fact, in a 2015...

Email Etiquette

No matter how we try to avoid it, email isn’t going anywhere in our professional lives. We deal with it constantly, all day, and sometimes all we want to do is ignore it or walk away from the computer when we hear that ding or see that notification. But we can’t...

Assertive Communication Creates Win-Win Conversation

by Miranda Wilcox, Tenshey Executive Coach If the purpose of communication is to share ideas and negotiate relationships, we can likely all agree that many an idea and relationship have suffered as a result of our limited ability to communicate effectively. At work in...

Happy National Pet Parents Day!

At Tenshey, our pets definitely work as hard as we do. To celebrate National Pet Parents Day, we thought we’d let you all see them hard at work! First up is our Chief Happiness Officer, Charlie! Charlie lives with his pet parents, Maggie and JP! Charlie's main job is...

Tenshey Internship Experience

by Janet Tong, Tenshey Intern From the start of my interview with Tenshey, I knew this company was special. “What are your superpowers?” was one of the first questions I was asked by the Founder and CEO of Tenshey, Maggie Chan Jones. I told her “I’m a strong...

Choosing the Right Executive Coach

Finding the right executive coach can be a daunting task. There are probably dozens, if not hundreds of them in your city, and choosing the right one for you for can be intimidating. How do you choose?   WHY COACHING? WHY NOW? Before you start your search, you...

Interview with Professor Michelle Duguid, Part 2

Recently, we sat down with Professor Michele Duguid to discuss how, if at all, social campaigns like MentorHer and the #metoo movement are changing organizations’ hiring processes and helping to redefine their internal cultures. We got so much great information from...

15 Coaching Conversations

by Mary Burns, Tenshey Executive Coach While career coaching has been around for over 25 years, many still wonder what a career coach does, how she/he works with a client and what the whole point of coaching is all about. Consider a coach your career partner.  A coach...