Coaching is a discovery process that involves learning, shifting mindsets and behaviors, and achieving goals. Mutual learning enables coaching.
There are many factors to consider when determining if someone is ready for coaching. The person must be open to feedback, be willing to change, and be willing to trust the coaching process.
Manager-coaches are persons to whom others report and who use coaching skills with individuals and teams who report to them.
After each coaching session, take a few minutes to review and reflect on your experience. Through reflection, learning can occur.
On the Paradigm Shifts podcast, Kayshia Kruger and I discuss the role managers can and should play in the workplace … Manager As Coach.
How do you engage and empower team members? I’d love to hear your experiences, and possibly share your stories in The Manager’s Guide to Coaching for Change.
Coaching conversations are not chit-chat. They have purpose and focus. Here are some tips to help you be your best, and provide the best support.
Use this list to reflect on your experiences in coaching, recognize behaviors that may reduce your impact, and to make any necessary adjustments.
Some of my favorites include books related to Appreciative Inquiry, change, coaching practices and skills, Gestalt approach, helping relationships, human development, and interpersonal relationships.
Meeting with a potential coaching client can prompt excitement, anxiety, even fear. Here are suggestions to help you prepare for and conduct these meetings.