In This Chapter
Address things that can go awry during a coaching assignment.
Suggest ideas for resolving and preventing problems.
Coaching is an exciting and interesting job; however, everything will not always be perfect. This chapter is dedicated to the unfortunate times when things seem just a little off, your leader isn't quite as motivated, or you are just not on top of your game. Let's explore a few things that can go awry, probable causes, and potential preventive measures.
In 2008, Pfeiffer conducted a survey among the current Leadership Challenge coaches. Two items were repeated over and over as the biggest obstacles facing coaches:
Leaders do not follow through with their ...