6 Things Managers Could Stand To Learn From Coaches

You must help your employee create the shifts in their beliefs and actions that will result in the achievement of desired results. Coaching is a partnership between the coach and the employee, where the main goal is to help the employee develop and contribute to the business.

A Philosophy of Coaching

Great managers have the ability to drive uncommonly successful results for their organization by coaching their people. Coaching is based on the premise that, with help, people can ignite their own potential and achieve or even accelerate their results by discovering solutions for themselves. Coaches help people identify their individual aspirations for change, desired results, and solutions and then match those goals with the needs of the business. A coach doesn’t just dole out advice or act as an expert. Great Managers and coaches know that, although employees may outwardly agree with their leaders’ conclusions, they will ultimately take action based on their own beliefs. Therefore, a great manager is a partner of employees and teams, helping them to come to their own conclusions, take action, and reach their potential.

Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor‘s insight:

In order to be a great manager, you need to be an effective coach with the ability to ask powerful questions, listen actively, and offer observations.

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