Month: August 2016

Flexing Your Coaching Style

Posted on August 30, 2016 | Coaching for Leaders, Latest Post

Effective coaches understand and manage power dynamics in the coaching relationship.  As a leader, you may have an opportunity to coach a peer, an employee, a boss, a client or a business partner.  Before engaging in the coaching conversation, consider the following: Is there a ‘power imbalance’ in the relationship? If so, how will you … Continue Reading »

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Coaching: Essential Leadership Skill

August 23, 2016 | Coaching for Leaders, Latest Post

Coaching is a process of partnering with others to champion, encourage and support the individual in achieving the goal.  Effective leaders flex their coaching style to meet the individual needs of each coachee.  Your coaching style will range across the spectrum from supportive to directive, depending on the needs of the individual you are coaching. … Continue Reading »

Setting the Coaching Foundation

August 16, 2016 | Coaching for Leaders, Latest Post

“Who you are is how you coach – The success of an intervention depends on the inner condition of the intervener.” – Peter Senge In a previous blog we explored the origins of coaching and established the importance of coaching as an essential skill to develop in order to successfully lead others. Before you can … Continue Reading »

The History of Coaching

August 9, 2016 | Coaching for Leaders, Latest Post, Leadership Develop.

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment, successful leaders understand the benefit of developing their greatest asset – their people. Many organizations, have identified ‘coaching’ as a key skill required for leaders to be successful at developing a workforce that will be prepared to meet future demands. This series of blogs explores the origin of coaching within a professional context, and shares practical tools to build your workforce through coaching.