Coaching and Mentoring

Carl Duncker Management Training

This article will hopefully provide you with a basic knowledge of coaching and mentoring, and how its use can help move your business forward. Coaching is generally defined as a developmental process for an individual to reach a goal, be that through teaching, training or even mentoring. Mentoring is a more informal relationship between one person who has greater experience and knowledge and another who is looking for advice and guidance. Most businesses have less experienced individuals and more senior figures within their organisation. However, the latter will all have begun as the former. The cycle relies on experience being passed down through generations so that there are constantly talented businessmen passing their advice on to aspiring entrepreneurs, who will …

How To Coach Employees Using GROW Model

Carl Duncker Leadership Courses, Management Training

GROW Model This article¬†introduces the GROW model for coaching employees. Having a consistent and uniform approach to coaching enables you to devise a strategy and direction – using a coaching model. You will instil confidence in your employees because they see a methodical approach. When we approach coaching haphazardly we become disorganized and this creates frustrating coaching sessions. The GROW model helps you organize your coaching process in a flow that identifies the goal first and ends with a plan. Goals: A goal has to be set in order to give direction and purpose to the coaching session. Ambiguous goals usually are never achieved. Setting a goal first shapes your discussion with your employees and, secondly, sets the tone of …