Examples, Tools, and Research
A 2011 study by CIPD (the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) of dozens of companies with a structured Talent Development Program demonstrated the importance of coaching, mentoring and structured feedback, as evaluated by 302 respondents representing the people most valuable to the organization’s future—the talented.
Source: “The Talent Perspective: What Does It Feel Like To Be Talent-Managed?” CIPD, London, 2010.
Making coaching work
Here is a list of tips and advice to help you coach more effectively. They are not a panacea, but should help you avoid the most common mistakes.