Coaching: The 7 Skills You Really Need
What you'll learn
- Understand what coaching is all about, and how it differs from teaching, instructing, mentoring, and counselling.
- Elicit what is really important to your client.
- Listen. Really, really listen.
- Use frameworks to guide a coaching conversation and help your client to recognise blind spots.
- Use questions productively.
- Avoid making one of the most common mistakes made by coaches.
- Help your client to multiply the value of your coaching.
- Close coaching conversations with the nail down to ensure commitment to action.
- Deliver highly effective coaching in any situation.
- It will help if you have some experience of business, executive and/or life coaching.
It's all too easy to get confused by all the 'stuff' out there about coaching. And the formal accreditation process is expensive and time consuming. Whatever your level of experience, these videos cover what you really need to do effectively if you are going to stand out as a skilful coach (or coaching leader) who makes a lasting and valuable difference.
Who this course is for:
- People who want to empower others to grow and develop. You might for example be a manager or team leader, an HR professional, or a freelance coach.
Author of The Coaching Handbook: Pressure & Stress - How to Master the Art of Coaching Conversations.
I've been a professional coach, trainer and educator for 40 years across 4 continents. I'm part of (the world's top executive coach) Marshall Goldsmith's Stakeholder Centred Coaching team, currently based in London after spells in Hong Kong and Sydney. You won't find a coach with a wider range of experience and expertise and I'm here to help you to get the important things right!