Sonar6 and Fistful of Talent to unveil The Idiot-Proof Coaching Tool for Managers on April 14 2011

Auckland, New Zealand March 29, 2010 — Sonar6 and Fistful of Talent will introduce key concepts behind The Idiot-Proof Coaching Tool for Managers in a one-hour webinar on April 14 2011, 1pm PDT (April 15 8am NZT).

The Idiot-Proof Coaching Tool for Managers is designed to give HR teams and managers a set of simple, speedy techniques for coaching any team member to improve performance and to have better performance conversations, regardless of how reviews are conducted.

The webinar will cover:

• When managers should SHUT UP
• The best time to make team members brainstorm solutions
• How to wrap up the coaching conversation
• The top 5 ways managers screw this all up

An e-book on the webinar content will also be available to registrants. To register interest, visit

Other Sonar6 webinars offered during April include:

Introduction to Sonar6
This webinar builds on the 3-minute demo; covering the Sonar6 performance review form, manager dashboards, individual employee performance analysis, organization reporting and administrative functionality. The first 20 minutes are demonstration and the final 10 minutes are open for questions and answers.

Sonar6 Deep Dive Webinar
This webinar goes into more detail on deploying Sonar6 in organizations, including custom configuration and integration with HRIS and other HR systems. Are you curious about what the transition on to the Sonar6 product is like – how companies can go from paper and spreadsheets to the next generation of performance management? This webinar answers your questions about timelines, customization, training, communications, reporting and more! The first 20 minutes are presentation and the final 10 minutes are open for questions and answers.

Register for the FREE Sonar6 webinars at

For those wishing to try Sonar6 for themselves, the company is offering a free 30 day trial incorporating Quick Start set up, the Bendelta Competency Library and Sonar6 360°. To start your trial today, visit the Sonar6 website.

About Sonar6:

Based in Auckland, NZ and San Francisco, CA, Sonar6 has provided online performance management and succession planning solutions to companies around the world since 2004. Sonar6’s stunning graphics-based approach to performance reviews has won numerous awards and plaudits including naming as a Gartner Cool Vendor and inclusion in HR Executive’s Top Ten HR Products.

Sonar6 is used by hundreds of international customers including Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Ascent Media Group, Converga and NZ Post.

About Kris Dunn:

Kris Dunn is a ‘VP of HR type’ who has led HR practices in Fortune 500s and venture capital-held startups. One of the most transparent HR professionals out there, Kris cares so much about the art of HR that he’s started two blogs ( and with the goal of building a community he could learn from. He’s been putting his thoughts down every business day for over 4 years.

About Steve Boese:

Steve Boese is an HR Technology Instructor, Manager, and the host of the HR Happy Hour show on Blog Talk Radio. He is also considered affable, charming, and punctual. Steve’s blog can be found at

For further information, please contact

Michael Carden
GM Sales & Marketing, Sonar6

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