The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
Many surveys have shown that growth and development are two of the driving forces behind people’s engagement at work, helping them benefit and get rewarded for the hard work and effort they put into their jobs.
How do people benefit from that extra discretionary effort?
There is a reason that most sports coaches used to be athletes themselves—it’s difficult to teach what you don’t know yourself.
However, managers must often put on the coaching hat in the office, when training their employees in new skills without having much previous experience with the upcoming project.
As a manager you will have an important and unique role in not only getting results for your department and company, but also in developing the skill-sets, the knowledge and the responsibilities of your team members.
And today, one of the most important of those roles is being a mentor.