Good relationships with those you coach aren't just a nice to have, they're a must have. Learn three reason why good relationships can lead to better coaching outcomes.
- Over the course of your career,…you may have heard people say things like this.…I'm not here to be your friend,…we don't need to like each other to work together,…or my favorite, don't take it personal, it's just business.…Each reflects a short-sided approach to business…and would be a short-sided approach to coaching too.…Successful coaching will come about much easier and faster…when there's a strong relationship in place.…When two people interact, boss to employee,…peer to peer, or coach to coachee, there's a relationship.…
The relationship may range from hostile to amazing…but interaction always sets the stage…for some form of relationship.…When I talk about relationship and coaching,…I mean there's some degree of mutual friendship.…A strong personal and professional relationship…helps the coaching process for three reasons.…First, it shows you care.…When your coachee knows you care about them,…their desires, goals, future or well-being,…it makes it easier for them to take your coaching feedback.…
Second, it enhances communication.…
- Recognize the similarities between business coaching and sports coaching.
- List the differences between pacing and mirroring.
- Identify which element of trust involves rapport.
- Recall how social proof can enhance feelings of trust toward the coach.
- Explain the principle of scarcity.