Tip #480: One-on-One Coaching Tips

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“The most successful coaches on any level teach the fundamentals.” John McKay

A company with a number of franchises recently assessed the franchise managers to determine their competencies in various business management areas. On the basis of that assessment, one-on-one coaching sessions were scheduled in order to augment the individual managers’ knowledge by helping them to either develop or strengthen specific business management skills.

I drafted the following one-on-one coaching tips for the subject matter experts who will be conducting the coaching sessions.

In General:

1.  Approach each coaching session with respect for the manager’s knowledge and expertise.

2.  The coaching session should essentially be a dialogue between you and the manager. You want to create a constructive collaborative rapport.… Read the rest