Join Lisa Gates for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenging your employees for growth, part of Coaching and Developing Employees.
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You could say that all of coaching is about challenge. …Helping your team members stretch beyond current capacity. …But challenge is personal. And what may be challenging in a good way …for one person, might be challenging in a bad way for another. …For example, performing a skit for a holiday party might be exciting for you. …And a complete nightmare for the person you're coaching. …So there are three key aspects to challenges. …One, it has to take people to or past their current comfort zone.…
Two, a challenge has to include some brainstorming to find an authentic, …relevant action. And three, it has to be accepted for it …to be a true challenge. So let's go back to Eric. …He started out by setting a few goals and discovered a few places he was stuck or blocked. …He then identified that he needed to create an overall system to manage his …projects and priorities. Fast forward a bit and let's say we find …Eric's been moving the dial on his goals and he's even requested help from a …productivity expert. Let's jump into a coaching session with …
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- Finding time to coach
- Establishing a relationship with your employees
- Asking powerful questions
- Becoming an active listener
- Maintaining accountability
- Using questionnaires and self-assessments
- Aligning professional goals with company objectives<br><br>
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