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Emotional Intelligence for IT Professionals by Emília M. Ludovino

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Coaching leadership style

In the coaching leadership style, the leader focuses purely on helping others in their personal development, and in their job-related activities towards a goal.

Coaching leadership style

With the use of this style, the leader helps team members upskill and become successful in their development, working closely with coaching, developing, and mentoring them to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to be successful. Following are the pros and cons:

  • Pros: Helps competent, motivated employees improve performance by building long-term capabilities
  • Cons: Can come across as micromanaging, when over used

If used well, ...

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