As we look with optimism toward the other side of this pandemic, it is more important than ever for organizations to invest in their leaders, specifically in their coaching skills, to bring business through this turning point with agility and confidence in the ability to create the future.
Whether intentionally or not, to be a leader is to be a coach: It is our job as leaders of leaders, and as leaders of the next generation of leaders, to develop our people. And in some cases, it is our job as informal leaders to bring out the best in those around us. Coaching is the tool that enables individuals and teams beyond the basic completion of their tasks and responsibilities and supports them in achieving their highest potential.
Building coaching skills within your teams will energize your people, create a shared responsibility throughout your workforce and contribute to the future readiness of your organization. Below are five key reasons to intentionally build strong leadership coaching capability at an organizational level.