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LinkedIn Learning

Coaching and Developing Employees

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Harness the power of coaching in the workplace. Learn how to use coaching to increase employee engagement, productivity, and results.

Harness the power of coaching in the workplace. Learn how to shift from a command-and-control style of management to a manager-as-coach style of leadership to transform employee engagement and bottom-line results. Join leadership and negotiation coach Lisa Gates, as she explains how to establish a coaching relationship with your reports. Lisa shows how skills like open-ended question asking, listening, challenging for growth, and accountability can increase your employees' autonomy and problem-solving capacities. The course includes assessments, exercises, and tools to help your team capture goals, map a career trajectory, and accelerate growth, along with sample coaching conversations help you see these tips in practice and understand their potential impact on your people, productivity, and results.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Become a great coach and leader
1. Overview of Workplace Coaching
  • Busting myths and finding time
  • Establishing a coaching relationship
  • Cornerstones of coaching
  • Three types of coaching conversations
2. Building Your Coaching Skills
  • Asking powerful questions
  • Becoming an active listener
  • Challenging your employees for growth
  • Taking the next steps and building momentum
  • Managing accountability
  • Giving future-focused feedback
3. Using Tools, Assessments, and Questionnaires
  • Learning break
  • The discovery questionnaire
  • Team sourcing and influence interviews
4. Maintaining the Coaching Cycle
  • Designing stretch opportunities
  • Working through blind spots and resistance
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Lisa Gates

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