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Is the investment made in coaching training working?

In most cases the simple answer is No! The simple reason is that 1 or ½ day training courses in coaching skills are not sufficient. Most people recognise that coaching skills are a different way of working (moving away from the mentoring approach). The day course will allow us to recognise that and give us some basic coaching skills. But coaching is so much more than just asking the other person to solve their own problems. When they don’t, we stop using this valuable tool and return to what we know best – giving advice. The only problem is – we have tried that before. What happens when that doesn’t work? So what is the answer? Simple – Train people properly to use this highly effective ski

GROW model coaching questions

The GROW Model The GROW model is probably the best known session structure model. Initially developed by Graham Alexander and popularised by Sir John Whitmore (Whitmore, 1992) the GROW model breaks a coaching session into four interrelated phases: Goals; Reality; Options; and Wrap-up (sometimes called Will or Way forward). The GROW model forms the basis of most other coaching models and demonstrates a framework for a coaching conversation. As part of our leadership skills, coaching can be carried out formally or informally (as part of a conversation) and the GROW model can assist that conversations structure. Whilst we don't move systematically though the model if the conversation explores t

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