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Coaching Successfully by Roy Johnson, Robert Heller, John Eaton

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Coaching through Delegation

Coaching and delegation are complementary. As the continual learning cycle moves upwards, team members become ready to assume responsibility for more complex tasks. You are then in a position to delegate, set new targets, and lead.

TIP

Raise your expectations and ask people to live up to them.

Preparing to delegate

Coaching requires the identification of ever-new performance targets for the next cycle of achievement. Remember that the latent talents to achieve new targets probably already exist within your team. Coach people in order to draw out these talents. As you notice that an employee starts to attain the necessary level of competence, get ready to delegate some of your own work. When coaching, bear in mind ...

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