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3 Quick Steps to Get More Leaders Coaching More Often

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1 3 Quick Steps to Get More Leaders Coaching More Often | In the last three decades my fascination with what drives performance improvement has put me face-to-face with people from many walks of life, all trying to find their best selves. I've found that oftentimes, when people want to close the gap between current performance and desired performance they intuitively turn to a coach. One thing I know for sure is that coaching—done well—is instrumental in changing lives and getting peak performance. It's a performance improvement practice that has proven itself at the individual, team, and organizational level to have immediate and sustainable impact. However, time and time again I observe organizations getting stuck when it comes to creating a culture of coaching, and making coaching count where it matters most. So why are so many organizations getting stuck and what can be done about it? Here's the Situation More than ever organizations are embracing workplace coaching as a performance management solution. It's not just my opinion; here are some of the facts: • Recently, Bersin and Associates identified coaching as the #1 talent management best practice¹. • Another study showed that training alone increased productivity by 22.4%, while training plus coaching increased productivity by 88%². • Direct reports of effective coaches outperform direct reports of ineffective coaches by 25% and are 40% less likely to leave³. The research clearly shows that coaching has a tremendous impact in the work environment. But even with the research as evidence and organizations embracing the power of workplace coaching, many internal coaching programs lack momentum and 3 Quick Steps TO GET MORE LEADERS COACHING MORE OFTEN Want to Build a High-Performance Coaching Culture? by Alan Fine | InsideOut Development Founder and President One thing I know for sure is that coaching— done well—is instrumental in changing lives and getting peak performance.

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