By developing and acquiring coaching skills and attitudes, you create environments
that nurture learning and development of your staff.
Learn which strategies to use when people don't make their development a priority or
when they don't apply what they've learned to make needed changes on the job.
Learn to shape the environment to support incentives to learning. Align the
organization's values with coachng and development.
Inspire Commitment and Forge a Trusting Relationship
When people don't believe you care about them, it is time to build trust and understanding to inspire a willingness to hear, as well as, know what matters to your people.
Even the most committed people face barriers to their success. Coaching strategies can address these barriers successfully.
"The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players."
Understanding your style and others' styles allows you the opportunity to shift your assumptions, perceptions and behavior and expand your strengths.
The coaching strategy will use multiple models of behavioral styles, explore power bases (influence, authority and expertise) and clarify needs and values as they pertain to self and others.
Coaching will help the client build skills for recognizing others' most preferred behavioral style and identify the other person's patterns under both favorable and stressful conditions. This approach will help the client achieve a superior level of competency with interpersonal relationship skills.
Long term stress will produce outward signs of altered behavior, appearance and habits. The cost of stress in absences, liability, mistakes, quality of work and poor decision-making, physical, emotional and mental health can be measured in how it impacts performance.
When demands on employees exceeds their ability to cope, they are no longer thriving on pressure (short-term stress). Energy levels are low. In this state people dwell on problems, focus on their weaknesses and find it almost impossible to think clearly.
There are clear benefits for the organization in taking steps to reduce employee levels of stress. Coaching interventions will help to move towards solutions.
Coaching will assist the individual or group through a process of stress management developing the individual's ability to adapt and become resilient to pressure which will then lead to growth.instead of stress.
Coaching will provide a strategic framework for increasing awareness, responsibility and action.
DiSC Personal Behavioral Profile
Used by trainers, executive coaches, HR professionals to help the individual
understand self and others, employee development, team building.
C.A.R.E. Profile for Team Innovation
Based on four approaches and the four roles assumed: Creator, Advancer,
Refiner, Executor. Helps teams to clarify roles, reinforce strengths and encourages problem-solving.
Emotional Intelligence Inventory
Measures personal and emotional competencies based on Daniel
Goleman's model of emotional intelligence. Pinpoints an individual's
Platinum Rule Assessment
Based on four grid dimensions of Relater, Socializer, Thinker, Director
Similarity to 360-D evaluation. The individual being evaluated submits
names of those observers who will do the assessment.
Skillscope 360-D Instrument
Useful executive level instrument for employee development and succession planning. Evaluation of workplace competencies based on self-evaluation and the evaluations of observers (direct reports, peers) and immediate boss.
Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument
Popular tool to increase conflict resolution skills. Measures levels of assertiveness and cooperativeness. Based on five modes: competing, collaborating, compromising, avoiding, and accommodating.
MAPP Instrument (Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential)
Measures motivations, your top vocational areas, learning styles and work preferences. This document is a self-discovery tool used in career and educational planning.