“Many leaders told us that they dont have the time in this high-pressure economy for the slow & tedious work of teaching people and helping them grow “ – Daniel Goleman
Sounds familiar, all busy managers and execs?
i think this is the state no matter what we may wish to believe, may be we too are to be blamed for this state …How often did we commit not to check whatsApp that often and fell into it again in the middle of night or first thing in the morning. In my view, it is the habit that one chooses determines their habit to give/take coaching , same instinct that make us a good parent or even take care of our own health ! Oops that may poke a raw nerve, not that i intend to address any of those issues in this blog :), but just a probe into the why are you averse to ‘Coaching’ in first place !
“The Coaching Habit” Author Michale Bungay Stainer has just what you need. You could do coaching in just 10 mins if you are able to ask the right questions (to be specific the 7 questions), wonder what are they ?
See this video below to know what you can learn with this fantastic book.
Questions #1 -The Kickstart Question
Question #2 – The AWE Question
Question #3 – The Focus Question
Question #4 – The Foundation Question
Question #5 – The Lazy Question
Question #6 – The Strategic Question
Question #7 – The Learning Question