Expert Insights on Coaching

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Great coaches don't do a lot talking; they ask a lot of questions. If you're telling others what to do or handing out a lot of advice, it's time to brush up on your coaching skills. These tips are a win-win for coaches and their players.


  • Acquire insights on what will make your coaching most effective.
    Acquire insights on how to grow a company by coaching others in an organization to take responsibility.
    Acquire insights on how to be a better coach.
    Acquire insights on how to effectively coach your team members by inspiring them.
    Acquire insights on becoming a better coach by following the ‘Six Question Coaching Process.’
    Acquire insights on becoming an effective coach by asking more questions than giving advice.
    Acquire insights on how coaches can help build self-confidence in team members.
    Acquire insights on the importance of coaching and how to prepare for it.
    Acquire insights on how to coach team members to come up with solutions themselves that will help them achieve the desired outcome.
    Acquire insights on the importance of using data and analytics to coach people.
    Acquire insights on how to become a successful coach by not prescribing solutions but sharing theories and insights.
    Acquire insights on good coaching practices that include asking better questions rather than finding better answers.
    Acquire insights on how to support and develop people through coaching.
  • Acquire insights on the differences between mentoring and coaching.
    Acquire insights on how to be as effective while coaching at a distance as coaching face-to-face.
    Acquire insights on how to coach reluctant employees with patience.
    Acquire insights on how to coach new behaviors to replace a bad attitude.
    Acquire insights on the fundamental skills needed to become a successful coach.
    Acquire insights on the importance of having frequent feedback sessions.
    Acquire insights on how to avoid becoming complacent and constantly strive to get better at what you do.
    Acquire insights on how senior executives can plan for and receive coaching.
    Acquire insights on the three tools a CEO or senior leader must use: self-disclosure, inquiry, and listening.
    Acquire insights on defining a coaching culture.
    Acquire insights on how you can set up a peer-to-peer coaching network.
    Acquire insights on understanding the two types of coaching.


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    1.  Coaching: What Gets You 90% There
    2m 30s
    In coaching more than 90 percent of the battle is confronting someone with something they need to improve. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Tips on Coaching
    2m 23s
    To grow as a company; leaders need to shift responsibility to others; grow more leaders within the company. John Foster talks about effective ways to do this. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  How to Be a Better Coach
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    1) Work on listening skills. Take a class; read; watch a video. 2) Demonstrate you’re at stake for the other person. 3) Be sensitive to behavioral triggers. Great listening includes body language like nodding; and verbal behaviors like mirroring. Also; don’t interrupt. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Coaching Your Team Members
    2m 39s
    Great managers don’t tell or teach. They coach. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Six Question Coaching Process
    3m 46s
    Becoming a better coach is easier than you think. It takes only six simple questions to make you—and your organization—better. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Good Coaches Ask Questions
    3m 39s
    Good coaches don’t give advice. They ask questions. First frame the discussion. What are the goals? Then ask questions to understand the situation; what success would look like; what action they decide to take; and how you can help resolve the topic. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Coaches Build Self Confidence
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    Great coaches build self-assurance in the people they coach; so they have the confidence to tackle new challenges. As an example; Jay Conger tells how he taught his daughter to visualize a small change that helped her avoid belly flops while diving into a pool. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Effective Coaching
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    Coaching takes a lot of preparation; coaching should be a #1 priority. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Coaching Team Members
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    When someone come to you for coaching; ask them for several solution options; invite them to consider the pros and cons of each option; then brainstorm the best option with them. Don't rush to the first solution. Step back. Ask what outcome you are trying to achieve. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  'People Team' Coaches
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    The Motley Fool found that successful companies like Google collect many types of data on its employees. Similarly; the Motley Fool also collects many types of data on its employees that a large and growing HR “People Team” uses for coaching. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Great Coaches Don't Have Answers
    2m 46s
    True leadership is about letting go of your own personal journey. Karina Andersen describes why great coaches share theories; not answers. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Great Coaching: Don't Give the Answer
    1m 40s
    Good coaching is not about finding better answers; it is about asking better questions. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Job One, Two & Three of Developing Your People
    1m 57s
    Great coaching starts with clear communication to your mentee that you are there for them. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  The Differences Between Mentoring and Coaching
    2m 29s
    Mentoring and coaching are often used as interchangeable terms, but they aren't quite the same thing. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Coaching Across Distance
    3m 28s
    Coaching at a distance takes more effort, but it can yield results in the same way as face-to-face coaching. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Be a Better Coach
    3m 38s
    Coaching a reluctant employee takes a little more patience and effort. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Coaching a Bad Attitude
    3m 56s
    You may not be able to coach away a bad attitude, but you can coach new behaviors. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Coaching Skills Fundamentals
    4m 58s
    Coaching is about developing individuals to the point where they can think on their own, and the two essential practices that make this possible are asking questions and listening. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Feedback That Can Have the Biggest Impact
    1m 14s
    Feedback is like good health. You can never have enough of it. Frequent feedback sessions during the year has a bigger impact than a formal evaluation at the end of the year. FREE ACCESS
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    20.  If You're Not Getting Better; You're Getting Worse
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    David Brandon warns against complacency and presents ideas and attitudes to help you inoculate your staff and company against it. FREE ACCESS
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    21.  The Biggest Challenge for Executives: How to Receive and Get Coaching
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    As you ascend the corporate ladder people above you are less likely to be your coaches. To get coaching meet individually with four or five subordinates. FREE ACCESS
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    22.  The Three Tools A Senior Leader Must Use: Self-Disclosure; Inquiry and Listening
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    Three tools a CEO or senior leader can use are self-disclosure; inquiry; and listening. FREE ACCESS
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    23.  Defining a Coaching Culture
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    Creating a coaching culture starts with defining a coaching culture, and there’s much work to be done before that can happen. FREE ACCESS
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    24.  Mutual Interest: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Coaching
    2m 57s
    Peer-to-peer networks can help with leaders’ personal development. Setting up a coaching network can bring you many benefits. Discover how you can set up a peer-to-peer coaching network. FREE ACCESS
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    25.  Understanding the Two Types of Coaching
    4m 42s
    Not all coaching is the same. Some people coach to improve performance. Others coach to enhance personal development. Find out more about each type. FREE ACCESS


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