Leadership Style Needs to Evolve

Enabling a coaching culture generates high performance

Leadership style needs to evolve and the culture of business has to change in order to deliver higher levels of performance and to rise to the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Hierarchy gives way to partnership and collaboration, blame gives way to honest evaluation and learning, external motivators are replaced by self-motivation, change is no longer feared, but welcomed, satisfying the boss becomes pleasing the customer.

Attracting and retaining top talent and developing the next generation of leaders are the top most pressing concerns of global CEO according to The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016 survey.

 

Leadership Style Needs to Evolve

Enabling a coaching culture generates high performance

Leadership style needs to evolve and the culture of business has to change in order to deliver higher levels of performance and to rise to the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Hierarchy gives way to partnership and collaboration, blame gives way to honest evaluation and learning, external motivators are replaced by self-motivation, change is no longer feared, but welcomed, satisfying the boss becomes pleasing the customer.

Attracting and retaining top talent and developing the next generation of leaders are the top most pressing concerns of global CEO according to The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016 survey.

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Coaching Enables High-performance

By exploring potential and possibilities

Coaching is unlocking people's potential to maximize their own performance. It is adult learning in practice and is both what leaders need and the direction in which leadership style needs to travel.

The alternative to this learning approach is instruction, which fosters a dependend culture. Instruction can be limiting, because it's usually around learning somebody else's way of doing things.

A coaching leadership style is the enabler for a high-performance culture, because it shifts the organizational mindset to interdependence. This way, organizations tap into the the potential of every employee and change the very relationship between employees and organizations.

Coaching Enables High-performance

By exploring potential and possibilities

Coaching is unlocking people's potential to maximize their own performance. It is adult learning in practice and is both what leaders need and the direction in which leadership style needs to travel.

The alternative to this learning approach is instruction, which fosters a dependend culture. Instruction can be limiting, because it's usually around learning somebody else's way of doing things.

A coaching leadership style is the enabler for a high-performance culture, because it shifts the organizational mindset to interdependence. This way, organizations tap into the the potential of every employee and change the very relationship between employees and organizations.

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The Cost of Poor Leadership

Many managers or employees in leadership positions haven’t developed the skills they need to confidently and competently lead their team in a way that creates a productive, engaged workforce that contributes to business growth and sustained profit. Your people (and your business) are not as performant as they could be.

The statistics show the impact of that lack of skill.

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Staff who leave for supervisory reasons
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Staff who say they’d take a new boss over a payrise
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Employees who are NOT engaged at work
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The average LOSS each year for every disengaged employee. It could be more!

Coaching Skills that Leaders Need to Develop

Coaching is a way of being

Leadership behavior affects bottom-line performance by up to 30%, according to a study performed by the Hay Group.

Let's explore the 11 key competencies that leaders need for coaching (see image).

There are some obvious situations in the workplace where a coaching approach will enhance the conversation:

  • Goal setting                         Planning and reviewing            
  • Strategic planning               Team and people development
  • Creating engagement         • Career development
  • Motivating and inspiring      Performance management
  • Delegating                           Performance reviews
  • Problem solving                   • Feedback and appraisals
  • Teamworking                       Relationship alignment etc.
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Coaching Skills that Leaders Need to Develop

Coaching is a way of being

Leadership behavior affects bottom-line performance by up to 30%, according to a study performed by the Hay Group.

Let's explore the 11 key competencies that leaders need for coaching (see image).

There are some obvious situations in the workplace where a coaching approach will enhance the conversation:

  • Goal setting
  • Strategic planning
  • Creating engagement
  • Motivating and inspiring
  • Delegating
  • Problem solving
  • Teamworking
  • Planning and reviewing
  • Team and people development
  • Career development
  • Performance management
  • Performance reviews
  • Feedback and appraisals
  • Relationship management etc.               
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"It has changed the way we work - the way we interact as poeple. You get very strong at a personal relationship level and transform the interaction at executive level."

Luc Deflem, CEO of Securex

The Coaching Journey

A 90-day program that is uniquely designed to model a coaching style from the first moment.

Going through this journey will enable leaders to experience the power of coaching themselves which will open up new perspectives and opportunities for growth for them. From this position they will be better prepared to coach others towards more awareness, responsibility, and high-performance.

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The Coaching Journey

A 90-day program that is uniquely designed to model a coaching style from the first moment.

Going through this journey will enable leaders to experience the power of coaching themselves which will open up new perspectives and opportunities for growth for them. From this position they will be better prepared to coach others towards more awareness, responsibility, and high-performance.

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