In this short video we share with you a simple approach to Coaching that you can perform on a weekly basis. Remember that being consistent with Coaching is far more important than how long your sessions are.
This week we are sharing with you the Golden Rule of Leadership. This is a simple but very effective method of success, believe in your people!! Have faith that your team members have the desire to do well, and your job as the leader is simply to uncover the "how".
This week we are looking at our communication, and the importance of taking accountability for how the message is received. We need to complete the circle of communication by asking for feedback to confirm the message was understood.
Often times when we are coaching team members, the real issue or concern is not always clear. So we use our powerful coaching questions to uncover not just the real issue, but the thought process behind the behavior and the clear path to a resolution.
One of the key elements of successful coaching is building a relationship based on trust. Because we are asking the team member to be open and honest, they need to feel they are able to trust the coach.
We always have 2 elements of a Coaching Session, Skill and Will. Coaching on the level of skill is far easier, because skill is most often observable. But what about the level of Will? Does your team member have the level of Will that will allow them to succeed?
In this post, we are sharing with you the idea that Coaching is like the game of Pictionary. We start with zero idea about what the answer is, and we become more aware as the other person shares clues with us.
Influence is our ability to move people around us into action. As a leader, you are either building your influence or losing it by your actions. Influence as a leader will determine your success. Period.
I like to share with our community those books that I feel are aligned with our general coaching philosophy and approach to Coaching. One of the best books I have read about a simple approach to coaching is "The Inner Game of Work" by Tim Gallwey. The simplicity of this book and general...