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UNDERSTAND YOUR COACHING ROLE

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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Coaches play four key roles for their employees. Complete a brief exercise to determine which role you play most often—and how you might improve your effectiveness.