Summary

This one-day workshop helps current and future supervisors learn the basics and a handful of advanced coaching techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to learn theory, as well as practice using effective, time-tested tools

Objectives

  • Define coaching and mentoring
  • List the qualities of a great coach and a great coachee
  • Use the GROW model as a structure for coaching sessions
  • Demonstrate the communication skills of active/deep listening and asking powerful questions
  • Demonstrate trust and presence in a coaching conversation
  • Understand the power of managing self as a coach
  • Use the ladder of inference to manage your biases and judgments
  • Tailor your coaching styles to the individual learning style of the coachee
  • Leverage best practices to develop more effective coaching relationships

Agenda

  1. Define coaching and mentoring
  2. List the qualities of a great coach
  3. List the qualities of a great coachee
  4. The GROW model
    • A structure for coaching sessions
    • When to deviate
    • Practice with colleagues
  5. Communication skills
    • Active/deep listening – 3 levels
    • Asking powerful questions – types of questions, curious vs. judging
  6. Trust and presence
    • Tips for developing and maintaining
    • Discuss common elements
  7. Understand the power of managing self as a coach
  8. Use the ladder of inference to manage your biases and judgments
  9. Tailor your coaching styles to the individual learning style of the coachee
  10. Leverage best practices to develop more effective coaching relationships

Who Should Attend

  • Supervisors looking to build teams from the inside
  • Individuals attempting who are aspiring to supervisor roles

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