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Commit to Action and Celebrate Success

You and the coachee are now centered with a working plan. On the formal end of the coaching continuum, you and the coachee have agreed to meet regularly for a period of three to six months or more to move toward the desired goals. Toward the middle of the coaching continuum, a manager and employee might develop a growth action plan to guide four to six development meetings over the year. And on the informal end of the coaching continuum, a manager might make some notes on his calendar to follow up on the “in the moment” coaching session he had with a colleague. In all these cases, there is some documentation to guide further discussions.

Now what? In an ideal situation, the coachee embraces the ongoing ...

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