Coaching is an investment in people. When it is used effectively, coaching results in improved performance. With practice, it becomes natural, and the outcomes far exceed what could reasonably be expected from it. The art of coaching is in knowing how to approach each individual, what strategies to use to gain their agreement, what methods to use for follow through, and how to hold people accountable.
Coaching is an improtant management skill that is unfortunately lacking in most organizations. Breakthroughs offers executive coaching with the goal of enhancing a manager's abilty to lead their people and connect them to their greatness.
A manager's ability to coach effectively is dependent upon learning and mastering a coaching methodology, as well as adopting a coaching mindset. Effective Coaching requires an appreciation for the impact of one's actions on others, and how one's relationships are formed based on perceptions of connection. Breakthroughs' Coaches engage individuals in a dialogue about their relationships with others and together match behavior with outcomes. The result is a direct conversation that helps the individual see how a change in behavior can transform their relationships and connect them to powerful performance outcomes.
Coaching in simple terms may be regarded as either motivational or developmental. The purpose of which is to maximize the potential of the person being coached, to raise their awareness of strengths and areas for improvement and identify actions to be taken to improve performance. Coaching directs behavior and motivates performance at work – no matter how good or effective an individual is, they can always improve.
Our Coaches use GALLUP StrengthsFinder, and are well versed in a variety of personality profiling and performance enhancement tools used in and around coaching.
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