What is Coaching?

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Coaching has surged in popularity during the past 15 years. Not surprisingly, there are as many definitions of Coaching as there are Coaches.  Previously coaches were contracted to fix behavioural problems at the senior level, but as Coaching has become more common in the workplace, it has evolved to build on an individual’s strengths to […]

Coaching: Looking for answers

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A common challenge for coaches is making sure the coachee, the person, ‘owns’ the outcome of the coaching discussions. Too often the person is looking for answers from the coach. The coach should create a climate of discussion that will encourage the person to take full responsibility for his/her learning and subsequent actions. It will […]

What to look for in a Coach

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Our third blog in this series helps you look for the right Coach. The experience, characteristics and style of the Coach must be a good fit for the unique needs and circumstances of the person and the organization to achieve maximum success. Here are some areas for investigation to help evaluate an Coach and the […]

Coaching – What it is and isn’t

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  Our second blog in our Coaching series clears up any misconceptions. What Coaching Is Coaching is a confidential, customized, flexible one-on-one interaction between an objective, third party (the Coach) who is external to the organization, and the individual (the Manager) who makes major decisions that impact the organization, has managerial responsibility, and wants to […]

 

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