Leader as Coach was a critical element of the programme. It had a major impact on performance and effectiveness of the participants and their teams and continues to generate significant, and measurable, improvements to the service.
Leader as Coach
In today’s fast-changing world a command and control leadership style will not sustain the adaptable, fast-developing and creative workforce needed for success. Instead, the leader who coaches, both on-the-job and formally, empowers, develops and supports others to succeed. The benefits are clear: team members who work collaboratively, share responsibility and grow skills and knowledge and leaders with more time to pay attention to the business environment, to design strategy and to focus on longer term goals.
Our Leader as Coach programme – demonstrating best practice (Association for Coaching) – gives leaders an intensive learning experience in the practice of coaching. The training enables the active use of coaching, both formally and on-the-job, with team members to enhance individual and business performance, covering:
- The principles and mindset of coaching
- Core coaching competencies
- Practising powerful and well-known coaching models, including The Five-Minute Coach
- Knowing why and when to coach
- New ways to build collaborative working relationships
- Experiences of this person-focused approach