Leaders as Coaches

Schwieterman, Bob
April 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p4
The article talks about the basic skills that effective leaders use when coaching staff. The coaching paradigm is becoming an integral part of leadership development programs. According to the author, effective coaches are focused on having an ongoing dialogue with staff, creating intimate one-on-one relationships that demonstrate understanding of needs and wants, issues and concerns, and providing support to achieving goals.


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