Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Coaching and mentoring your team, part of Motivating and Engaging Employees (2013).
- Today we know that great leadership…is all about great coaching.…Coaching typically involves:…The purpose of coaching is to create new skills…to help the employee perform better…in the role they currently occupy.…You're shooting for short-term behavioral change.…A coach might be your boss,…another internal leader or expert,…or an outside expert hired for a fee.…They learn about you through past interactions,…personal observations, feedback provided by your peers,…and through your employee evaluations.…
The behavioral targets for change…might be hard or soft skills,…and in either case you will strive to set goals…over one or two performance periods,…not one or two years.…The coaching process has six steps.…The first is to identify the opportunity for coaching.…You have to recognize when there's an opportunity…to help someone by focusing on a particular skill.…Do keep in mind that, generally speaking,…you want to intervene as a coach…after observing a problematic pattern of behavior,…not simply a one-time incident.…
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- Assessing employee engagement
- Providing autonomy
- Building a transparent culture
- Modeling desired behavior
- Using monetary and nonmonetary motivators
- Fostering accountability
- Developing career paths for employees<br><br>
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