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A lot of research has been done on the role of coaches in organizations today. Four key roles emerge in most of these studies. Remember that the clearer you are about your role, the better you will be able to coach effectively. The four roles are:

1. Coaching to develop other leaders

2. Coaching to maximize performance

3. Coaching for learning

4. Coaching for change

Let’s discuss the four rol...


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Subject Overview

You know what coaching is, and why it matters. Now it’s time to dig deep into the fundamental skills that make for effective coaching, so that you can build a foundation of trust with your employees. To do that, you need to:

  • Understand Your Role
  • Know When to Coach
  • Build Relationship
  • Provide Situational Leadership
  • Analyze Performance
  • Grow as Mentor

Lesson Introduction

Coaches play four key roles for their employees. Learn what they are, and how they matter.