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Athletes Versus Employees

Most athletes are young, open to improvement, eager to learn and anxious to receive what a coach can provide. Forrepparttar athlete, there is a defined season and something tangible to compete for. Feedback is automatic, immediate, and specific; and athletes can easily change coaches and/or teams. Employees, onrepparttar 141084 other hand, aren’t as emotionally committed. When have you seen an adult cry or rant and rage when a goal was not achieved? For employees, feedback and performance are hard to quantify. Work goes on; there is no end and often only vague scorecards. Lastly, employees do not demand corporate coaching or search critically for performance improvement. Without belaboringrepparttar 141085 point or making value judgments, suffice it to say thatrepparttar 141086 two have different values and motivations. However, these differences do not change what constitutes effective coaching behaviors.

The application of CMOE’s Eight Step Coaching model may differ, butrepparttar 141087 concepts will not. All coaches for example, need to create a supportive, trusting relationship (Step One). Further, all coaches need to createrepparttar 141088 internal motivation or initiate a desire to pursue a more effective course of action (Step Two).

Executive Coaching and Effective Learning

Written by CMOE Development Team

We’ve all been through training events—workshops, seminars, and courses that didn’t affect our behavior as much as we would have preferred. And while each provides valuable information and tools for increased productivity, most of us also understand what happens afterrepparttar workshop is over. We return to our work, our offices, our lives—andrepparttar 141054 principles we learned are swept aside by a tidal wave of meetings, projects, and commitments. If we’re motivated, we find a moment to reflect on and consolidate a couple of relevant points, but industry studies show that most new learning is lost within a few days ofrepparttar 141055 event—as much as 90% in some cases. So what’srepparttar 141056 solution?

Think for a moment how you learned most ofrepparttar 141057 truly valuable skills you possess. The fact is most effective learning comes from our relationships and interactions with others. Parents, coaches, mentors—all have had their impact on our lives. They guide us as we take steps in a new direction, and help us overcomerepparttar 141058 natural obstacles that arise.

True and lasting change takes time—time to practice, to think, to commit. The accountability we experience when others are involved in our personal change process is a powerful ingredient to keep us on track. A coach can providerepparttar 141059 guidance,repparttar 141060 accountability,repparttar 141061 “mirror” for our ideas that will challenge us, help us grow, and keep us moving forward.

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