Coaching–Not Just for Sports

A good manager must also be a good coach.  Coaching involves identifying an employee’s skills and capabilities, and helping them to use them, which contributes to their ability to perform independently.  It also involves identifying areas that need improvement.  It involves both learning opportunities as well as recognition for performance.

There was recently a great post over at All Things Workplace on Seven Tips for Better Coaching.  Check it out.

A good coach is “Sometime cheerleader, sometime nag; we all need someone to keep us on track.”

English: By Richard Wheeler (Zephyris) 2007.

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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