“Coach Approach” to Leadership™

Learn the skills of coaching and help everyone in your organization perform at the “top of their game”. The “Coach Approach” to Leadership™ is a two day, fast paced, highly participative workshop at which you will learn the basic skills of coaching and how to incorporate them into a simple, coherent process that you can use with people at all levels and also to build high performing teams. Business owners, executives, middle managers, and first line supervisors can benefit from learning these skills. Use them to foster participation, build response-ability, and stimulate an ownership mentality in your staff and workforce. Then sit back and watch productivity and morale soar.

Here is what the workshop includes:

  • Why Coaching?
    • The benefits to be derived from a “coach approach”.
    • Gallup engagement data and its significance as a call and focus for coaching.
  • Where Coaching Fits
    • Coaching as an element of performance management.
    • Coaching as an enhancement of a “talent match” approach to selection and promotion.
  • Introduction to Coaching
    • A definition of Coaching
    • The connection between Coaching and Performer “level of engagement”.
    • The Pathway to Results…the context for coaching
  • Basic Coaching Skills
    • Distinctions of Communication
      • Listening
      • Crafting Questions
      • Giving Feedback
      • Giving Acknowledgement
      • “I” Messages
    • Requests and Promises
    • Coaching skill practice
  • The Coaching Process
    • Kinds of Coaching
      • Performance Coaching
      • Development Coaching
      • Personal Issues Coaching
    • Practice the coaching process with real world situations prepared in pre-work.
  • Using Behavioral Assessments in Coaching
    • The Behavioral Style Assessment
      • Understanding the Report for the Behavioral Style Assessment done for pre-work.
    • Using Behavioral Style information to design performer coaching intervention strategies.
    • Coaching practice.
  • Teams Coaching
    • The qualities of a high performing team.
    • A checklist for coaching teams
    • Strategy discussion and practice for coaching real-world teams