Coaching

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Effective Coaching Skills – Video Blog

As a modern day manager and leader, developing your coaching skills is so important to ensure that you are fully equipped to help your team progress and grow – so what key skills do you need to develop to become an effective coach? Watch our…

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Great Questions To Ask When Coaching

When you coach someone, you are essentially teaching others how to learn, improving your team member’s ability to solve problems, find answers and learn new skills efficiently. You can also coach to help the team member remove obstacles in their way to achieving their goals. I’ve…

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4 Step to Successful Team Coaching

Coaching has long been seen as the best way to progress your team’s skills and talents. If you’ve ever been coached effectively, you will know the great effect it can have. (more…)

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Jump Starting the Mentoring Program

Yup – we’re still planning and launching your mentoring program. Today I want to talk just a little bit about how to actually, formally start the mentoring plan. It’s actually very easy. You’ve already decided who is going to be a mentor and who needs…

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Preparing to Launch Your Mentoring Program

Last week we started talking about the importance of mentoring and the development of a mentoring plan for your organisation. Today I’d like to take a minute to talk about some of the things you need to do in order to evolve that plan from…

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Developing a Mentoring Plan

Now that you understand the importance of having a mentoring plan in place it’s time to start building one. In order for any mentoring plan to be successful two things have to happen. First, you employees need to realize they are responsible for their own…

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Is the Art of Mentoring Dead?

You have a problem. As a manager, you are responsible for making sure your employees have mentors. The problem you have is that your company may or may not support the mentoring process. It’s a shame, and it’s something you’ll have to deal with. Last…

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Destroying Coaching Myths – Part 2

I hope you took a few minutes over the past couple of days to think about some of the coaching myths we covered on Monday. I think that after a while you’ll see how important it is to have a professional or executive coach in…

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Destroying Coaching Myths – Part 1

Throughout my career I’ve learned two things. Successful people have had (or currently have) coaches and those who seem to be struggling with their careers are usually the ones who do not have coaches (or think they don’t need them). Over the next couple of…

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What Does Coaching Offer Employees?

You may be ready and willing to start a coaching program with each of your employees. The trick to building a successful coaching relationship relies on three things: you ability to know what you need to encourage your employees to learn, your ability to recognize…

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5 Great Tips To Help Coach Your Employees

As a manager it is important for you to not just dictate instructions to your employees but to coach them along the way. Some of your employees will have more self-motivation than others but in the end they’ll all need just a little bit of…

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Should You Have a Mentor?

While having (or being) a mentor may seem like a great idea at the start, you’ll probably be surprised to learn that not everyone is suited to having a mentor guide their tasks. I’ve found over the course of my career that there are four…

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