Employee Coaching Works When It’s a Part of Company Culture

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I ran across an article in Chief Learning Officer Magazine titled “ 7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture ”. The magic of a coaching culture is that it is infectious.” When it comes to employee coaching, I believe that organizations want the results. Employees can coach managers.

Are coaches trained?

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Professional coaches are trained. Unfortunately, there are many calling themselves a coach who do not have training. Because coaching is a self-regulated profession, there are people who think being a coach is as simple as saying you are a coach.

Coaching Language for a Coaching Culture

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Is coaching language a science or an art? Coaching uses clear direct language and powerful questioning, and this requires an awareness of word choices developed through coach training. . In other words, based on research and experience, it is both.

Employee Coaching Is a Form of Accountability

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In fact, I was conducting a training session with a group of managers recently and someone asked about having HR in the room when managers are coaching employees. My thought on this is “No, HR should not be in the room” when a manager is coaching an employee. But not coaching.

Agile Feedback: The Secret Weapon of Successful Organizations

Speaker: Angie Wideman-Powell, Director of Human Resources, ClearCompany

A Coaching Culture Benefits Nonprofits

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Without coaching skills, each neighbor voices and advocates based on personal priorities. With coaching skills, each person is asked for their ideas and thinking, pros and cons are discussed as a group, consensus is reached in most areas, and a vote is taken on a few items.

Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

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This brings us to the fifth and final finding from the survey: As organizations evaluate their performance management processes, coaching is seen as very important. . Do managers need training on how to coach employees? The evolution from boss to coach.

Coaching and a Coaching Culture Differentiated

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The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “a strategic partnership in which the coach empowers the client to clarify goals, create action plans, move past obstacles, and achieve what the client chooses.” The ICF publishes a table that explains how coaching competencies are evaluated including reasons credentialing may be denied. Bottom line, if someone is telling, directing, or advising, they are NOT coaching.

Coaching a Project Manager

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For example, a coaching client was responsible for overseeing a specific project. This coaching client was at a loss as to how to make it happen because without direct authority over the manager, it became a power struggle. In a coaching session, we explored the situation. Through answering these questions, the coaching client felt they had a better understanding of what was happening and created a plan of action to move forward.

Is coach training required to be a coach?

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Does it matter if I have training? Consider this: if you’re coaching without training, how do you know if you’re doing it correctly? Your client may not know the difference, and without training, the client may not be getting what they want or deserve.

Coaching Competencies Engage Coaching Clients

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During coaching certification , the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach from the International Coach Federation , ICF, are taught and developed. Coaching Competencies. The coaching skills from coach training are skills to develop in life in general.

Addiction Coaching

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That is exactly what a trained addiction coach does. With addiction coaching, the addict is able to learn how to more easily manage things and make better choices for their life. Addiction Coaching. By Patrick Bailey, [link].

Using Coaching Techniques

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Through the story of one client, this blog series demonstrates the application of various tools and techniques from coach training. A friend recommended coaching and Katrina called. . Starting the Coaching Relationship.

Leadership Coaching

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How do you coach for leadership? During coach training there is a focus on a positive, proactive focus for creating meaningful change that becomes a powerful approach for developing leaders. Coaching leaders is an opportunity for them to be inspiring, communicate the strategic plan effectively, reflect the vision, and motivate others to make the company goals a reality. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Phoenix Chapter.

Benefits of Addiction Coaching

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An addiction coach with their coaching certification and expertise in the area of addiction is prepared to help clients achieve goals, improve their life, and focus on living in recovery. Benefits of Addiction Coaching. By Patrick Bailey, [link].

Coach or Mentor?

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Often people wonder, Do I want a coach, or, do I want a mentor? Alternatively, a coach is a strategic partner that empowers you to explore and discover your own answer. A coach is valuable when you are ready for an advanced level of development and to create meaningful change.

Benefits of a Coaching Culture

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In a coaching culture differences are recognized. A coaching culture creates awareness about how different people think, decide, and act, and how to work with them effectively based on who they are and their preferences. For a coaching culture, coach training empowers leaders to model the coaching approach. Coaching enhances outcomes because people value the experience of others seeking to understand them and acting on their ideas.

A Coaching Culture Enhances Lives

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Without coaching skills, you tell them what you want done and how to do it. With coach training you learn new skills which means you recognize your son or daughter’s considerations and motivations, and then ask them how chores fit within their day and have them plan how to get it done. Coaching is much like mediation in that the clients are put in charge of discovering their own solutions. As a parent, imagine assigning specific chores for your son or daughter.

Coaching to Build a Life

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During coach training we discuss the importance of a client choosing what to focus on and also empowering the client in terms of how to have the conversation. The coach asks questions.

Why Coaching?

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Why coaching ? An individual who has a coach discovers their own answer with the help of their coach. An effective coach develops the 11 Core Competencies of a coach during their coaching certification to prepare for the process. .

Coaching to Develop Workplace Strategies

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In preparation for this, I reflected on the balance between being a subject matter expert and a process expert as discussed in the very first coach training class. This blog series continues with the client in the story preparing for her new job.

Career Coaching

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Here is an example of a career coaching engagement using models, processes, and the coaching competencies. Sometimes the challenge is recognizing which role will best serve the coachee – trainer, consultant, or coach.

Coaching Compared with Other Roles

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As of this writing, coaching remains widely misunderstood. Some think of sports coaching where the coach is telling the athletes what to do and driving them forward. Additionally, the terms mentor and consultant are often mistakenly used interchangeably with the term coach. In the workplace, Human Resource and training professionals are often seen as coaches – sometimes they are also trained as coaches and sometimes they themselves misunderstand the differences. .

Coaching Competencies Empower Clients

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In the last blog, empower and empowerment were defined and then explored as part of coaching. Coach training involves a paradigm shift from giving solutions to empowering the client to discover and create their own strategies. Coaching Competencies Empower Clients.

Coaching to Prepare for Negotiating

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Per our initial agreement, we discussed coaching versus training versus consulting. Katrina felt she had the book knowledge on negotiating and opted to stay engaged with coaching. Applying the powerful questioning techniques from coach training , I asked Katrina: . During the coaching session we co-created a letter and several alternatives.

Coaching for Practical Situations

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In following the story of a coaching client, we moved through transitions after leaving a job, building confidence, prioritizing, finding a job, negotiating, starting a new job, and developing a career path. Now we move into coaching for other areas of the client’s life. We talked options and Katrina chose to start simple and use the Excel tool I had available (it is on the coach login page provided to all coaching certification graduates).

Understanding the Power of the Coaching Process

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Coach training develops skills that afford you the ability to listen effectively, understand others, flex to an approach that is effective, and enhance your communication process to create the positive outcomes you want. . With coaching, the premise is that the individual is their own best expert, so the approach is to listen and ask questions. Coaching really is this simple: instead of telling, ask. Remember times when you have been shut down and frustrated?

Training and Coaching Leadership Teams

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Coaching a leadership team toward improving its interactions and effectiveness is different from the executive coaching that individual leaders receive to improve their own behaviors.

Coaching Plus – Resume Support

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In setting up the coaching relationship, the option for training or consulting in addition to coaching was discussed and planned with Katrina. As discussed in coach training , it is essential to be clear on roles and to schedule services other than coaching separate from coaching. During the consulting, coaching questions were used.

Business Coaching

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Here is an example of a business coaching engagement using models, processes, and the coaching competencies. Imagine you are starting a coaching engagement with a business coachee. First you prepare by completing your training and setup.

Coaching to design a Career Path

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After working with Katrina to develop strategies for starting her new job as outlined in the previous blog, I also asked questions about personal significance, awareness, and acknowledgement as taught during coaching certification.

What is Mentor Coaching?

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What is a coach? A coach is a strategic partner that empowers you to explore and discover your own answer. What is Mentor Coaching? Combine what a mentor is with what a coach is: the experience and wisdom of a mentor is used to inform the questions asked when coaching a coach.

Tips For Coaching and Developing Employees Through Failure

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Coaching and developing employees is always important. The first step in order to improve their performance, in any case, is counseling or coaching. When an employee reports to a supervisor, counseling or coaching is an essential part of their interaction.

Coaching During Decision Time

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Continuing discussion on the use of various coaching techniques from coach training with coaching client Katrina, this blog series now moves into supporting a coaching client making a big decision. . Examples of coaching questions to help Katrina decide: What are the pros of offer A?

Coaching for Supervisors

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Because coaching is increasingly seen as an essential skill set for anyone in a leadership role, this naturally extends to supervisors. Creating a coaching culture increases the bottom line earnings in an organization. Coaching is a skill that adds value in all interactions.