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Coaching and Mentoring Skills for Leadership Success

presented by SkillPath Seminars
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Summary

Get communication skills that break down obstacles and misunderstandings to improve employee performance. Finally, get critical how-to's for mentoring success.

Workshop Description/Agenda

How can you make sure you’re as effective as you can be? How do you get results when the role of leader keeps changing?

Your job IS changing all the time. It’s a sign of the times: There’s more to be done and fewer employees on your staff to get things done. This generation of workers change jobs more frequently, leaving you in constant retraining mode. And, you’re wondering how to clear all these leadership hurdles (and more) to get the results you need.

Sign up for this workshop—because the best step you can make today to be a more effective leader from now on is to build your coaching and mentoring skills! Get communication skills that break down obstacles and misunderstandings to improve employee performance. Coach underachievers to more success and turn good workers into superstars! Finally, get critical how-to’s for mentoring success.

It’s a no-brainer ... the more talented, engaged and productive your staff is, the further you’ll go in your own career! Take the first step toward greater leadership effectiveness by enrolling in this program today. This is a highly in-demand workshop, so register now while spots are still available.


What You Will Learn

  • The keys to leadership effectiveness today: Coaching and mentoring
  • How to coach your way to phenomenal team results
  • Mentoring techniques to take your employees’ skills to the next level
  • Solutions to your toughest leadership problems
  • How to create a collaborative environment where cooperation soars

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Program time: 3 hours

Session 1: Essential Skills for Effective Leaders

  • Critical qualities all successful leaders must possess
  • Your unique leadership style: Recognizing your strengths and limitations
  • Understanding the crucial differences between managing and leading
  • The secret to making your employees feel valued by you and the organization

Session 2: Coaching Employees to Peak Performance

  • Keys to effective coaching
  • How-to’s for establishing a more positive, energized work environment
  • Different coaching approaches for different employees
  • Better-than-money motivation techniques every leader should know
  • Using the “Plan of Action” chart to keep individuals focused on the task at hand

Session 3: How to Coach Underachievers to Success

  • Recognizing the reasons for employee mistakes and frustration
  • How-to’s for handling the most common employee problems
  • Steps for discussing performance issues effectively in a face-to-face meeting
  • Understanding your role when an employee brings personal problems to work
  • Holding employees accountable—the bottom line in dealing with underachievers

Session 4: Mentoring Team Members to Take Their Skills to the Next Level

  • Why the best leaders are also strong mentors
  • Essential how-to’s for successful mentoring
  • Common mentoring mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Empowering employees to tap their personal strengths to exceed your expectations
  • How to plan for each employee’s continuous development

Session 5: Communication Techniques Every Leader Must Master

  • How to give clear, precise instructions that can’t be misunderstood
  • Steps to providing feedback that results in positive change rather than anger and defensiveness
  • Improving your listening skills—and doubling your effectiveness
  • What-to-say-when tips for lessening—or even preventing—verbal attacks
  • Strategies for keeping the lines of communication open

Session 6: Using Coaching and Mentoring to Create a Stronger, More Effective Team

  • Techniques for building trust and mutual respect
  • Power tips for boosting cooperation and teamwork
  • How to keep your team up and energized under pressure, crisis and change
  • 4 ways to overcome the “inherited employee” syndrome
  • Spotting employee burnout before it’s too late—and how to help

Who Should Attend

Coaches, mentors, managers, supervisors

Additional Information

Training Provider: SkillPath Seminars

Course Topics: Business Skills Training > Coaching/Mentoring/Counseling

Training Course Summary: Get communication skills that break down obstacles and misunderstandings to improve employee performance. Finally, get critical how-to's for mentoring success.