What Is Leader-Coaching?


We define leader-coaching as formal or informal conversations between the leader-coach (you) and learners (usually your direct reports) with the intention of producing positive changes in the direct reports’ workplace behaviors. For practical purposes, it is about helping your direct reports determine which changes in behavior they would find beneficial, exploring options for how to get there, and providing them with opportunities to experience situations in which they can try out the new behaviors and receive the feedback and support they need to continue to learn and develop.

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