Coaching Crash Course

Coaching Crash Course: Coaching Like a Pro

Duration: 7 min.

Welcome to “Coaching Crash Course: Coaching Like a Pro,” a video lesson meant to convey the basic process for coaching your employees, as well as best practices you should employ. This lesson is the final of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. From this lesson, you’ll glean an understanding of how you can coach your employees by following four easy steps: explain, demonstrate, try, and give feedback. Then, you’ll learn some pro tips to help every coaching conversation go smoothly. 

Coaching Crash Course: Coaching Basics

Duration: 5 min.

Welcome to the “Coaching Crash Course: Coaching Basics” video lesson meant to define coaching and introduce you to the readiness stairs. This lesson is the first of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. From this lesson, you’ll learn that coaches must be flexible and modify their style by taking into account the person they’re coaching and the task at hand. You’ll also learn about each step of the readiness stairs, from novices to experts.

Coaching Crash Course: Novices

Duration: 5 min.

Welcome to “Coaching Crash Course: Novices,” a video lesson meant to explain what novices need from their coaches to get a basic grasp of the task at hand. This lesson is the second of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. From this lesson, you’ll learn about an overall process you should follow when coaching novices, or employees who are new to a task. Then, you’ll receive a few best practices you can employ when working with novices. 

Coaching Crash Course: Doers

Duration: 4 min.

Welcome to “Coaching Crash Course: Doers,” a video lesson meant to describe what doers need from their coaches to become more productive. This lesson is the third of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. In this lesson, you’ll learn what it looks like to coach a doer based on their place on the readiness stairs, as well as some key tips for coaching them to become more productive.

Coaching Crash Course: Performers

Duration: 4 min.

Welcome to “Coaching Crash Course: Performers,” a video lesson meant to describe what performers need from their coaches to become more productive. This lesson is the fourth of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. In this lesson, you’ll learn how you can support performers on an ongoing basis, even as they consistently complete their work successfully on their own

Coaching Crash Course: Experts

Duration: 5 min.

Welcome to “Coaching Crash Course: Experts,” a video lesson meant to describe what experts need from their coaches to continue to be engaged and high performing. This lesson is the fifth of six in the “Coaching Crash Course,” which is intended to give you a foundational understanding of what coaching is and how you can coach your employees effectively at every skill level. In this lesson, you’ll learn how experts operate based on their placement on the readiness stairs and what they need from you to stay motivated at work.

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