Coaching can help your people become more effective and productive
During the recent economic downturn, many managers have been under pressure to achieve more, but with fewer resources. And many will continue to pursue this goal, even when their industries or organizations start to grow again.
So how can you make this happen?
One way is by helping your people to be more effective and productive in their existing roles, and at the same time empowering them to take on new challenges and responsibilities. And coaching is an excellent tool for achieving this, alongside other elements of a comprehensive talent management strategy.
In particular, coaching can help you:
The guidelines below can help you direct your coaching-focused conversations for best results.
The GROW model is a valuable framework for managing a coaching conversation. Follow these four steps to adapt GROW specifically for talent development.
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