A study on the need for improved coaching skills development conducted by the consulting firm, CO2 Partners, found that only 11% of employees listed their supervisors when asked “whom do you turn to for advice on problems at work?”
Organizational surveys show that most managers believe they are providing coaching to employees and score themselves high. However, most employees state they receive little coaching from their leaders and score their leaders low.
Leaders often fall into these common coaching traps:
It’s very easy to slip into these traps without realizing it. Which ones ensnare you? How about your organization’s supervisors and managers? What’s your coaching culture?
Coaching has become a popular “leaderspeak” buzzword. Like driving skills, many managers rate the quality and quantity of their coaching much higher than the people around them do.
Join in my complimentary webinar on February 12 on “Building Extraordinary Coaching Skills: Six Steps to a Coaching Culture with Exceptional Leaders.” Click here for details and to register (connections are limited).
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