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Are you struggling to get your team to produce the quality work that you expect?  Do you wish that millennials, in particular, would just learn to do as they are told?

Expectations of what a manager should and shouldn’t do have changed.  Managers cannot expect to treat their people like robots (that’s what AI will be for!)  Instead, if you want to get the best out of your humans, you’ll need to strengthen your coaching skills.

One of the biggest demands from millennials is they want a coach and not a boss. The challenge is do you know what coaching really is? 

Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How coaching is a key part of leadership (1.25)
  • The difference between coaching and mentoring (3.06)
  • My personal definition of coaching (4.30)
  • The GROW Model (5.30)
  • Why coaching isn’t giving advice (7.15)
  • Why you should never say “don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions” (8.25)
  • How coaching is not on a line between control and autonomy (9.25)
  • What a coaching culture does for your organisation (11.30)
  • Why you need to start with really listening (13.10)
  • How coaching is like Danish minimalism (14.10)
  • Coaching traps (14.50)
  • Why it’s better NOT to be a subject matter expert if you want to coach well (15.50)
  • What you are NOT responsible for as a coach (18.30)
  • Powerful coaching questions that work (18.55)