The Leader As Coach: Leverage Feedback for Engagement
Available Formats: Multi-Session Virtual Classroom Course
This coaching skills course will:
Define coaching, and explain its impact on a business.
Discuss common coaching pitfalls.
Review communication skills for coaching.
Provide opportunities for practice.
This virtual classroom course comprises two 90-minute to 2-hour sessions. The program addresses the essentials of employee coaching and how leaders can leverage coaching to encourage engagement and develop their teams.
Session One: Coaching Fundamentals
This course segment defines coaching and explains how it differs from counseling. The session offers best practices for starting a coaching conversation and discusses communication and its role in the coaching process. During the segment, participants will practice open and closed questions, practice listening, and learn how to use the traditional-sandwich model, the open-sandwich model, praise, and behavior-change pinpointing.
Knowing the Game Plan: Why Coach
Practices and Penalties: What Works and What Doesn’t
No Whistle Needed: Facilitating Conversations
Hall-of-Fame Performance: Four Models
Practice Makes Perfect: Your Turn
Implement one or two actions based on the content discussed in session one.
Session Two: Beyond the Basics
The second segment of this course opens with a discussion around what the participants have tried since the last session. Following that conversation, we will discuss the importance of consistency. We will also evaluate several examples of coaching and determine the extent to which their approaches are effective. Next, we’ll discuss best practices for preparing for conversations, the value of planning an opening, and how to avoid talking too much by using questions. We’ll then talk about skills for managing negative reactions to coaching and resistance.
Half Time: Review and Report
Rules in the Field: Starting Conversations
Handling Resistance: When Times Get Tough
Another Hall-of-Fame Performance: Bigger Challenges
Practice Makes Perfect: Solutions to Real-World Problems
By the conclusion of this interactive web-based training course, participants should have a good understanding of coaching and how to use it to encourage engagement and grow their teams.
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