Tip #762: The GROW Model and Coaching for Performance

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“Coaching is unlocking people’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is about raising awareness and responsibility- helping them to learn rather than teaching them.”  John Whitmore

Coaching for performance is when a manager, through a dialogue with an employee, helps him or her learn their way in achieving a specific personal or professional goal that leads to increased performance on the job. In the coaching relationship, a manager suspends for a moment her supervisory function, and acts as a sounding board and a lighthouse for the employee to discover, through their own introspection, the solution to their challenge or problem they face. A manager does not give advice or share their experience or opinions, and strictly focuses on … Read the rest