Coaching

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Coaching Questions ALL Managers Should Use With Their Team

One of the most important, yet often-overlooked skill a manager needs to have is the ability to coach their team members. Yes, you need to make sure the project on your to-do list gets done with the help of your employees, but you also need…

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3 Ways Managers Practice Active Listening While Coaching

You already know that as a good leader, you need to invest your time in coaching your employees to succeed. However, do you feel like you bring the energy and the motivation, but the results of the caching session are only subpar? (more…)

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3 Essential Tips For Running Better Coaching Sessions

A manager is many things – an employee, a colleague, a supervisor, a friend and a coach. A coach’s job is to motivate and empower their team to succeed in whatever it is they set out to do. (more…)

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3 Ways You Can Coach Your Highest Performer (Even If They Don’t Think They Need It…)

Every manager knows that all employees are not created equally. There are your highest performers, those who are self-motivated, goal-driven and on top of their game, the employees that need a lot more help, and those in between. (more…)

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3 Reasons Why You’re Coaching Your Team In Entirely The Wrong Way

While micromanaging has been proven in study after study to demotivate employees, the opposite of that is not leaving your staff to fend for themselves. Leaders need to find a healthy balance between managing their staff to empower them and looking over their shoulder every…

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Use These Microlearning Strategies For A Better Training Experience

Training is a constant task for any manager; in addition to educating new employees about the organisation’s procedures, innovation and change also demand that existing employees be trained on a fairly consistent basis. What is frustrating for many employers is that traditional training sessions don’t…

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3 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing Your Mentor

Many organisations have mentorship programmes that help entry and mid-level employees to benefit from the experience of seasoned staff.  (more…)

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The 3 Main Benefits Of Having A Personal Mentor

Many people would probably say that having a mentor would help their careers, but few people actually have one. The value of a mentor cannot be understated, just as a value of a coach for successful sports players. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On Coaching Your Staff

While not all managers practice this, part of their professional role is to coach their employees. While a manager does assign tasks and keeps track of due dates, she should also act as a motivator and teacher to the staff, encouraging them to do the…

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A Simple Guide To Coaching Employees Successfully

Managers often wear many different hats at the job. Not only do they have to manage their own workload, but they need to also track the work of their underlings. A great manager takes it upon him or herself to coach employees to be the…

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What Are Your ‘Barriers To Learning’?

As a trainer and educator I’m in the learning business and in one form or another I’ve been in this business for over thirty years. During that time one thing has always puzzled me and I still have no definitive answer, so I wonder if…

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How To Ask Great Coaching Questions

There are some key differences between training and coaching. Training often involves giving people information and telling them how to do things whereas coaching encourages the person to think for themselves by asking them great questions. (more…)

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