Tag Archive: Coaching

10 Buckets For Powerful Staff Performance Conversations

Gallup studies on employee engagement show that regular performance conversations dramatically improves employee productivity, moral, job satisfaction and tenure. Therefore, designing regular and effective performance conversations is an important responsibility of effective staff supervision. Consider questions in these 10 conversation buckets to improve the effectiveness of your regular one-on-one performance conversations. Starter Questions for Performance Conversations #1. Cultivate the Soul:... Continue Reading

Using Mentor-Coaching In Behavior Conversations

In Mentor-Coaching In A Supervisory Relationship we shared how a supervisor that incorporates both mentoring and coaching can more effectively support, develop and improve the performance of their direct reports.  A Mentor-Coaching approach is particularly effective in helping the supervisee gain insight and self-awareness into demonstrated behaviors, both positive and negative. Mentor-Coaching Tips For Reinforcing Positive Behavior Step 1: From... Continue Reading

Mentor-Coaching In A Supervisory Relationship

In my experience the twin approach of coaching – facilitating discovery in you – and mentoring – filling in the knowledge that you don’t have – can be a powerful tool for the supervisor to use to catapult learning and initiate synergistic change in those they supervise. In mentoring the expertise lies in the mentor and is transferred to the... Continue Reading