As a leader, you are required to play the role of a coach and bring positive change to the team. Coaches develop the rapport necessary to build familiarity and trust. People should feel comfortable coming to the coach for guidance. So, are you coaching to the best of your abilities? This course helps you review the efficacy of your coaching by examining it against five key strategies.

The course details five strategies to define the coaching relationship. For example, the course starts by describing how to listen more and talk less. The old model of a manager as a director is oftentimes ineffective in the modern business world. There is simply not enough time to direct everyone and expect them to move forward. Instead, as a coach, you must help develop and train your team’s critical thinking skills so they can become better and more effective problem solvers. The rest of the strategies covered include, providing feedback, setting goals, communication, and providing resources.

Without a leader, a team cannot succeed. Without an effective leader, however, a team cannot meet its full potential. This is why understanding how you can become such a leader, including engaging in a critical analysis of your coaching abilities, is key. Utilize the materials provided in this training video and understand what makes a truly effective leader and coach. Then take that knowledge and implement it with your team, strengthening it, and your organization, in the process.