Join Lisa Gates for an in-depth discussion in this video Inspiring learning through conversation, part of Coaching and Developing Employees (2013).
Now that you've touched on the cornerstones, then anchor your coaching …process, let's take a look at the three core development conversations you'll …typically be engaged in with your employees. …The first is awareness. These conversations take a look back over …your employees careers to get a current and accurate read on who they are, what …they've accomplished, what inspires them, and what they do well. …In turn, the information you gather can be used to guide their goals and future actions.…
Although you'll be moving in and out of awareness conversations throughout your …coaching process, this is typically where you'll begin. …Here's an example from Eric and Michelle. Michelle: One of your biggest goals this …year was to develop your leadership skills. …Now I'm curious as to what that means to you. …Eric: Well, I'd like to excel as a team lead, then move on to directing a …development group. Michelle: So what strengths do you …already have that you can lean on to accomplish that? …Eric: That's a very good question. I think I'm great at connecting the big …
- Establish a coaching relationship with your employees.
- Demonstrate the cornerstones of coaching.
- List examples of "PowerTalk Practice".
- Describe how to challenge your employees for growth.
- Identify how to manage accountability and give future-focused feedback.
- Align professional goals with company objectives.
- Design stretch opportunities.