When you get an assignment from your boss, you can use coaching skills and open-ended questions to clarify exactly what they want in terms of end outcome and quality of execution.
Learn about the different ways in which coaching is used inside companies.
Leaders who coach choose the situation where it is most appropriate to use their coaching skills, for example when they want to help a colleague think things through and come up with their own conclusions.
Leaders who coach tend to refrain from giving quick solutions. Instead they ask open questions to enable their colleagues to come up with their own ideas.
We don’t all mean the same thing when say “coach”. Learn about the different meanings of the word, and why the distinction is important.
Coaching is about having the right supportive mindsets, as well as displaying excellent communication and coaching skills. Adopting a positive, humane, winning, mindset will help you be a better leader coach.