Develop a coaching culture in your business
There is myth out there that we all have to be good at everything. This is patently untrue. We need to know our strengths, how that impacts our lives and where we can put them to good use. We all need help – this is the truth. Providing access to some professional, confidential guidance is vital for employee wellness, which often leads to engagement and retention. Showing you care enough speaks volumes to your staff, the outcomes are the reward.
Who needs it?
Coaching is valuable for everyone. Whether you are new to your role or have many years of management experience the insights you gain can be life changing. Supporting the people you lead by understanding and meeting their needs and ‘managing up’, learning how to engage with your manager, are both essential skills.
People are different. They think differently, are motivated differently and have different stress triggers. We all have natural strengths but most people go through their lives not really understanding what they are. This is such a waste of talent and ability.
Sue’s coaching allows clients to explore who they are, what skills come naturally to them and what this actually means in practical terms.
- How are we different?
- Why does it matter
- What can we do about it?
Why is this needed?
This coaching goes way beyond an assessment based questionnaire. There is no intention to label, define or restrict. Rather, it frees you to see where and how your strengths can be maximised. This awareness comes from discussion.
Most people are blind to their strengths which leads them to being either under or over used, neither is optimal!
Flexing and navigating our way through is going to get us where we want to go. It is possible to translate some excellent theories into positive action.
The good news for teams
When team members are ‘known’ to each other trust is established and unique contributions are validated. It is also then possible to own up to areas of personal development without fear.
An added bonus is that you know where to go to seek advice from someone who has different skills and perspectives. When people are rewarded for what they are good at they have the energy and resilience to tackle the tasks they find more challenging. It is a strengths-based approach. It works.