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Leader as Coach

Everyone would have their definition of a leader. So, who is a leader to you? A flawless rock star? A subject matter expert who has an answer for every business challenge? Someone who helps his team members with solutions and information? If these are your opinions, then you need to explore more. We believe that to be an effective leader, you need to be an effective coach. We improve the skills of leaders by helping them increase their self-awareness direct their perceptions in the right path and analyse their strengths and weaknesses before helping other team members do the same, so that they can act both independently and in concert with the goals of their organization.

People are the key asset of any organization. Leader as coach program provides a robust framework for not only developing leaders but managing, propagating, controlling and populating a significant initiative to enhance people engagement. It provides leaders a never- before learning opportunity to know about the various skills involved in coaching and gain a perspective of the DANCE methodology

Objectives of the program:
  • To enable managers to have powerful conversations with their team members.
  • To enable the organization to engage employees at all levels and enable them to play on each other’s strength .
  • Enable leaders to converge business objectives and personal aspirations for everyone.
  • Handhold managers to become coaches and support business programs .
Drivers for the program:
  • The biggest reason for attrition is a sour relationship with the line manager.
  • Biggest opportunity for growth of a person is in his or her strength.
  • Everyone has unique talent.
  • A positive belief and an inspiring goal lead to action.
Program Features:
  • A long-term program which includes a series of pre-assessments, workshops, psychometric assessments, tele-sessions and community building, one-to-one sessions, and action planning.
  • A framework for cascading the program through the organization.
  • Handholding of the entire roll out by our expert coaches.
  • Measurable results and real business impact.
Our leader as coach program works at three levels:

First and foremost, we imbibe coaching skills in people managers. We work with people managers in both a workshop mode and one to one mode across 12 competencies of a coach. The program is delivered through an innovative set of experiential games and interactive sessions.

We create an opportunity for the organization to help set its employees inspiring goals. The leaders work with the team members to find the intersection point of organizational goals and personal aspirations. This is done through the well-set process of discovery. By aligning everyone to the organizational goals, we help the organization enhance productivity and deliver measurable outcomes.

We handhold the participants all through the journey to build a strategy, take action and gain insight through a structured program.

Key benefits of program:

Coaching skills are essential to not only engage employees but also develop people into effective leaders. The program institutionalizes a culture of coaching.

The program provides an innovative and highly engaging way to thrive in diversity. Many of our clients build their diversity and inclusion programs around this program.

The program enables participants to build their personal vision, identify their own strengths and develop leadership skills. This program has helped many organizations ease succession planning initiatives by building the leadership inventory in the organization.

By improving the quality of manager-employee conversation and providing a framework for the building a just performance management system, this program enables enhanced positivity in the organization that build loyalty and reduces attrition.

Leader as a Coach aims ate the following outcomes:
  • Develop knowledge about the skills and principles of coaching
  • Relate to the concept of learning cycle 
  • Discover the role of goal setting in the coaching process
  • Develop understanding about values, beliefs and assumptions
  • Create ways to improve self-awareness

Apart from this, the program Leader as a Coach also deals with Emphasis on SMART goals and how the goal setting is integral for self-functioning as well for coaching. Every aspect should be ethical and professional, and coaching also has certain ethics to be maintained. The overview of the ethics is provided in the Strengthscape’s Leader as a Coach program.