Be Approachable & Coach as a Manager
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Be Approachable & Coach as a Manager

You want to be the best leader. Gain the tools you need to encourage interactions and coach your team to the next level.
4.2 (711 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,475 students enrolled
Created by Eleventure Team
Last updated 4/2015
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This course includes
  • 22 mins on-demand video
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Assess your current approachability
  • Increase your “approachability” quotient
  • Learn the coaching skills needed to develop your team
  • Gain the skills to establish credibility, trust & communication
  • You will need Adobe Acrobat to download PDFs
  • You will need internet access. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari are preferred browsers to open links to interactive lessons

Many managers underestimate the importance of being personable & approachable. Are you missing leadership opportunities because you're sending the wrong message to others? Make these changes & reach out to increase your “approachability” quotient.

Your business moves fast. Want to accelerate your team's performance to stay ahead & set a winning pace? Try coaching. Coaching helps your team reach performance goals & develops employees. Working together works better, so whether you're coaching star performers to achieve at the next level or guiding team members to unlock their true potential, discover the key skills you need to coach a winning performance.

Course 1: Be Approachable

Identify your own non-verbal habits & learn the skills to take your approachability to the next level.

  • Assess your own approachability
  • Recognize the non-verbal vibes you're sending
  • Be more interactive with better listening & understanding

Course 2: Coach as a Manager

Win with these coaching skills to take your team to the next level & unlock hidden potential.

Establish credibility with your team

Set expectations to assess performance

Give your team meaningful feedback

This two course bundle will teach you how to be the most approachable person you can be & leverage that approachability into a great coaching relationship with your team. It includes dynamic video, interactive practice lessons, tips from industry leaders, & downloadable PDFs. Each component is designed to be completed in short time allotments, or all at once, to suit your schedule. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete both courses.

You want to be the best team leader. Gain the tools you need to encourage interactions & coach your team to the next level.

Who this course is for:
  • Current team leaders & managers
  • Company members interested in coaching & inspiring their colleagues
  • Team members interested in taking on leadership roles
Course content
Expand all 25 lectures 42:03
+ Course 1 – Be Approachable
2 lectures 01:32

When you're personable & approachable people will be more comfortable sharing information & feedback that will help you become a better leader. The good news is that you can learn to be more approachable.

Preview 01:32

Could you be more approachable? Select the phrases that describe you to find out.

Assess Your Approachability
1 page
+ Check Your Non-verbal Message
3 lectures 02:29

Studies show that non-verbal communication accounts for most of the information that we convey. Use these simple steps to show people you welcome their input.

Preview 02:29

Check out this interaction to learn more about the subtle messages you send through your body language. Practice making these physical changes to improve others' perceptions of you.

Know Your Body Language
1 page

Participate in this exercise with Allen Pease to learn the power that is in the palm of your hand. Making these simple changes in your non-verbals creates positive emotion & results.

Find the Power
1 page
+ Reach Out & Share
2 lectures 01:45

Communication is a two-way street. Try these techniques to share what you know & increase opportunities for dialogue.

Preview 01:45

Here are some workplace scenarios. Which response would you choose to build approachability?

Choose Your Response
1 page
+ Listen for Better Understanding
2 lectures 01:46

You want to be a better listener & that may mean you need to adapt your communication style to different situations. These strategies will help.

Preview 01:46

There are a lot of demands on our attention. Julian Treasure offers five tips to listen better & stop the spread of inattention.

Practice Better Listening
1 page
+ Up Your Interactions
2 lectures 00:54

You'll build relationships & strengthen workplace dynamics when you ask for input. Try out these strategies to leverage the brainpower & experience of others.

Preview 00:54
Use this worksheet to help you reflect on recent opportunities you've had for growth & development. Have you recently had a chance to seek someone's advice or opinion at work? Think through your approach & identify what you might do differently next time.
Reflect on Recent Conversations
1 page
+ Put It to Work
2 lectures 01:10

Think about this final piece of advice to help you improve & be more approachable in your workplace.

Preview 01:10

Use the tips & tools in this printable PDF to help you improve & be more approachable.

Tips & Tools to Be Approachable
3 pages

Assess your readiness to improve & be more approachable. You need an 80% to pass.

Be Approachable
5 questions
+ Course 2 – Coach as a Manager
2 lectures 01:01

Why should you coach? Coaching focuses action on performance improvement & sets you up to achieve your team's goals.

Preview 01:01

Find out if you're ready to coach with this short self-assessment.

Are You Ready to Coach?
1 page
+ Build the Foundation
2 lectures 04:05

Being a successful coach means having a solid coaching relationship. Find out what you can do to establish credibility & trust in your relationship.

Establish Credibility

Practice building a coaching relationship by selecting the phrases you would use to start a conversation.

Start the Conversation
1 page
+ Clarify Targets
2 lectures 01:44

Achieving goals starts when you have a joint understanding of what needs to be done. Learn what you can do as a coach to set expectations.

Agree on Expectations

How would you clarify performance expectations using notes from a meeting? Find out how to take aim at performance targets by practicing clear communication.

Take Aim
1 page
+ Assess Performance
2 lectures 01:39

Analyzing on the job performance is crucial to successful coaching. Discover how you can observe on the job performance & identify where performance can improve.

Analyze Gaps

Sometimes falling short can drive forward progress. Dive deeper with a TED Talk from Sarah Lewis to learn more.

Embrace the Near Win
1 page