Coaching Skills for Peers: Extending Influence

Written by CMOE Development Team

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With a peer, a less direct approach is needed. Peer coaching requires asking questions, gaining an understanding ofrepparttar other person’s issues and viewpoints, and identifying areas of shared interest or concern. Peer coaching doesn’t necessarily involve quid pro quo – “I’ll do this, if you’ll do that.” But, peer coaching does involve identifying areas where one team member can be of assistance to another team member, or whererepparttar 137165 combined efforts of team members providerepparttar 137166 most beneficial results.

As with all coaching skills,repparttar 137167 most important piece of peer coaching is listening to understand. Learning more about various priorities allows people to identify areas for collaboration, while strengthening relationships and seeing team members as valued individuals. A team member’s greatest untapped resource may berepparttar 137168 opportunity to reach across boundaries, combine strengths, and achieve personal goals as well asrepparttar 137169 goals ofrepparttar 137170 organization.

Quick Tip

  • Seeingrepparttar 137171 “big picture”
  • Asking questions
  • Understandingrepparttar 137172 other person’s point of view
  • Identifying areas of shared interest/concern

If you would like to read more information on coaching skills for peers, managers, and leaders, please visit CMOE or you can speak with one of our Regional Managers who will be able to answer your questions. You can reach us at (801) 569-3444.

Do You Know How to Interview a Disabled Person? There’s more to it than you think.

Written by G. Neil Corp.

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Don’t: • Use terms or statements like "handicap" or "confined to a wheelchair" • Ask about a need for leave or attendance problems because of a disability • Make assumptions about limitations • Lessen expectations or standards • Ask specifically about a disability, such as how an individual became disabled • Ask about medications

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