Coaching Employees: Show Them You Care

I’ve coached many leaders and the one area that often is a blindspot is the area of deliberately caring about each direct report they have.

Many times I’m involved in situations where leaders have been directing their teams but haven’t built up any coaching equity. They merely set the team’s direction and monitor the output/deliverables the team produces.

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Leadership Tip: What’s the Plan, Coach?

Way too often managers coach reactively versus proactively.  A situation arises and they coach based on resolving it, rather than having the coaching as part of a more long-term plan for the associate.

The result is the sporadic development of your team based on immediate needs rather than long-term goals. There is a better way.

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