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How Manager Can Be An Effective Coach For Their Team

Business coaching is crucial for enhancing performance, prompting numerous business leaders to prioritize acquiring coaching skills. According to the 2010 Executive Coaching reports, 63% of organizations have embraced a culture of internal coaching. It is now an expectation for every business manager or owner to develop coaching skills to foster business growth and performance. This article will explore strategies to become an effective coach for your team.

Becoming an Effective Coach: Strategies and Tips

Coaching is the skill and art of developing your team, harnessing their full potentials. It requires the ability to help your employees grow. The following are ways you can become an effective coach to improve performance.

Be Emotionally Intelligent

Coaching is largely hinged on the interactions between the manager and the team. Therefore, a good coach must be emotionally intelligent, such that he can favorably interact with his team members. As a manager, you must be empathetic, paying attention to your team’s yearnings and challenges.

Discover the Strengths of Every Team Member

Every team member is unique. To be an effective coach, you must find out the uniqueness of every member. You must also help them to develop their strengths. The truth is that understanding the strength of every team member allows you to plan your projects and carry them out effectively. Recognizing their strength and assigning them tasks based on it will encourage maximum performance.

Build a Solid Relationship with Your Team

Every good relationship is built on trust. Effective coaches build their relationship with the team on trust. It is hard to learn from someone you don’t trust. Therefore, to be an effective coach, you must build a cordial relationship with your team. And it must be founded on trust. How do you achieve this?

  • By giving sound judgment
  • By being patient
  • Fulfilling all promises and agreements
  • Rubbing minds and sharing thoughts with your team, etc.


Be Result Oriented

Effective coaching is about achieving results. So, as an effective coach, you must result oriented. You do this by helping your team set meaningful goals. You must also help them to identify ways the goals can be achieved. Don’t forget to monitor their progress. Hold them accountable for everything that you have assigned to them.

Key Takeaways: Manager as an Effective Coach

In conclusion, being a proficient executive coach entails being an attentive listener, offering support through both highs and lows, and exemplifying positive behavior. It involves setting and achieving personal goals to serve as a role model. The most accomplished business leaders, owners, and managers have honed their coaching skills. To attain peak performance, significant victories, and success in your business, mastering the art of effective coaching is imperative.

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Hey, I’m Shone Fone Ng. I’m determined to make a business grow. My only question is, will it be yours?

About Shone Fone

Shone Fone is a Serial Entrepreneur for 10 SMEs since 1997, businesses ranging from equipment supply, manufacturing, equipment maintenance and ISO 17025 calibration service, HRM software development and training. He also an award winning entrepreneur of Asia Pacific Top Excellence Brand – Book of The TOP Recognition.

How to build

winning teams with KPI?

Hey, I’m Shone Fone Ng. I’m determined to make a business grow. My only question is, will it be yours?

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