are among the most precious assets an organization possesses.
Often, they are key in creating a competitive business advantage.
Investment in, and development of this asset is essential
to the ongoing health and success of a company. Personal coaching
is a proven method of developing employees, and finding the
right coach is critical to achieve successful outcomes.
I coach an employee, I act as a partner to both the employee
and his sponsor, in the context of achieving organizational
goals. Employees stand at the nexus of a complicated interpersonal
network. They have an impact on their manager, co-workers
and direct reports, as well as customers, suppliers, clients,
and through them, ultimately, they influence the success of
employee is not just an employee, however, but is also is
a family member and a member of her community. As a whole
person, the employee is affected by the needs and desires
of others outside the workplace. But those effects can influence
her ability to operate at an optimal level in the workplace.
help my clients tap into their personal and professional motivations
to achieve clearly defined goals more quickly. Meeting those
goals often requires the development of different skill sets.
For example, coaching may focus on developing an employee’s
ability to listen deeply -- hear the message beyond the words,
discern process vs. content; develop awareness of one's impact
on others; respond effectively, or practice acknowledgement.
Or success may require work on results orientation, such as
learning to enhance personal presence, delegate effectively,
prioritize, take bigger risks, balance and honor commitments,
coaching provides the opportunity to explore concerns and
address needs in a manner that is customized and relevant.
to Expect from Coaching
in a business context requires that the sponsor, the employee
and I determine a way to structure the work to meet the needs
of everyone involved. Creating such a structures requires:
- An understanding of the needs and concerns
of the organization, the sponsor, and the employee
- Assessment of the employee's situation
and identification of the baseline and specific goals
- Development of a coaching plan based upon
- Contracting with the sponsor and employee
regarding desired outcomes, progress review, and potential
clients can expect coaching that provides partnership, caring,
confidentiality, and results. To learn more about how coaching
may benefit your organization, please contact me at (541)
488-2262 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I look forward to hearing from you.