Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Coaching in the Workplace Part 2

Designing a Coaching Program
  • Define goals and make sure that they are aligned with the overall strategy of the organization
  • Set a timeline
    • Agree on coach and coachee relationship
    • Set goals
    • Coaching sessions
    • Interim and final review sessions
 A Simple Model for Coaching
  • Develop a Vision Statement
  • Set goals
  • Develop a weekly action plan
  • Discuss possible roadblocks
  • Discuss and celebrate accomplishments
Communication Skills for the Coach
  • Listening
    • Actively listen to the coachee
    • Gather all information both verbal and non-verbal
    • Check for understanding
  • Questioning
    • To facilitate the process
    • To gather further information
    • Challenge the coachee
 Coaching Tips
  • Ask the coachee about a time when he/she was ineffective or stuck
  • Ask for examples of the assessments he/she made of these situations
  • Ask him/her to be specific about the problem area
  • Help him/her to find the strategy behind the action  
Until next time...

Sheryl Tuchman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

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