Filtered by Tag: Managers as Coaches
Many organisations invest in coaching training for managers then feel disappointed when enthusiasm peters out and busyness gets in the way of managers investing time in developing others.
A one-off training provides a ‘sheep dip’ approach to changing leadership behaviours so what can you do as a manager to support your people to coach others? Here are 4 keys to ensure your training investment pays off and that coaching becomes part of the ‘way we do things around here’.Read More
There are core differences between managing conversations and coaching conversations, and it is often hard for a manager to switch roles and truly function as a coach with their own staff.
The 3 most common pitfalls that managers tell us they fall in to when coaching are advising,reassuring and losing objectivity and/or neutrality. Have a look at these and see if you recognise them.Read More
According to a recent Chartered Institute of Personnel Development survey in the UK, most coaching is delivered by managers, but NZ organisations we talk to are struggling to get managers to play this vital role. This article identifies common barriers to managers coaching and suggests common-sense solutions to overcome them.Read More