Proven approach: The Leader as Coach program is a highly effective way to help leaders adopt a coach approach. From our most recent program, 100% of the participants saw the application of their new skills at work.
Expanding your range as a leader by learning foundational coaching concepts and mindsets, and how they can be applied to increase resilience. You will distinguish between coaching and mentoring and other forms of professional support, as well as appreciate how using a coach-like approach can be effective for creating safety and developing others.
Explore two essential coaching skills—authentic listening, and the use of powerful questions. You will gain increased self-awareness of your listening tendencies and appreciate how open-ended, non-judgmental questions can lead to richer, more impactful conversations.
Learn the importance of coaching skills and how to apply them to a coach-like conversation. Through observing a demonstration of a coach-like conversation and practicing in small groups, you will develop confidence in knowing when and how to apply essential coaching skills.
You will also learn how to structure a coach-like conversation, knowing when to encourage discovery and reflection and when to move to action and accountability.
Develop greater awareness of your own values and learn how be at choice in honoring them more fully. You will learn how to identify values in coachees and teams, and how to include values in coach-like conversations. Honoring values provides clarity on decisions and actions, resulting in more authentic leadership.
Focus on how to help you, your team and organization shift from a reactive to creative orientation. We will define what it means to be “below the line” and “above the line.” After exploring how beliefs and identity are formed from a developmental psychology perspective, you will appreciate how the beliefs you hold impact the choices you make and your overall performance.
We will explore Self-limiting Beliefs (SLB’s) so you can develop greater self-awareness and listen for them in your coachees. We will spend time looking at the skills of reframing and visioning as ways to help shift from below to above the line.
Focus on how to apply and integrate the coaching skills and concepts in a variety of contexts. You will reflect on your leadership style, embracing new mindsets that make you more effective and discarding ones that do not. You will learn how to give and receive feedback in a way that creates safety and is in service of developing others, as well as improving quality and productivity. Additionally, you will develop a plan to hold yourself accountable for continued growth.