Leaders as Coaches

Goldsmith, Marshall; Wheeler, Patricia
August 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p6
The article explains how corporate leaders and managers can be more effective in a coaching role. It advises leaders and managers to offer neutral responses to any helpful suggestion from their subordinates. It states that coaching is not merely giving advice and that it involves a two-way dialogue in which the coach must see the world from the coachee's perspective. It stresses the need for a coaching leader to know himself and his leadership style.


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