What is coaching all about ?
- help people set better goals and then reach those goals
- ask their clients to do more than they would have done on their own
- help their clients to focus better so as to produce peak performance more quickly
- provide clients with the tools, support and structure to accomplish more
Who hires a coach and why ?
People hire a coach because :
- they want to be a better leader
- they want to accelerate their growth
- they want to do things more easily
- they want to prepare themselves for a career move
Why does coaching work ?
Coaching works for several reasons :
- synergy between the coach and client creates momentum
- better goals are set - ones that naturally pull the client toward the goal rather than goals that require the client to push themselves to the goal
- the client develops new capabilities that are translated into more success
What areas are leaders getting coaching in ?
- conflict management skills
- listening skills
- sharing leadership / delegating skills
- planning skills
- mentoring skills
- communication skills
- team building skills
- decision making skills
- pursuasion skills
- interpersonal skills
- motivational skills