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Coaching Successfully by Roy Johnson, Robert Heller, John Eaton

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Shaping the Coaching Session

Coaching is an organized way of generating ideas that raise individual performance. Use the GROW model to structure your work: define the Goals, explore present Reality, discuss Options, and agree on When an action will take place.

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Well-defined, clear goals are at the heart of successful coaching.

Setting goals

Good coaches ensure that both they and the individual know precisely what specific results are being aimed at. Many coaching sessions are based on little more than an exploration of what is to be achieved – and how, when, where, with whom, and why. Aim to form a coaching goal that is workable, operates within a realistic time frame, and is also achievable on the employee’s present level of experience. ...

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