I’ve spoken about the importance of on-sight observation (of a direct report) to be bullet-proof when coaching.
We all as leaders need to add to this action the confidence to relationally invade an exec’s turf by articulating our observations and intention to develop them.
The risk here is that many won’t enjoy the process the first time you do it. Don’t let it stop you. Trust your good will and desire outweighing the criticism they may feel you have. Read more