Course Ideas for Online Coaches and Mentors

LearnDash

Wondering how you can incorporate online learning into your coaching program? In recent years, online coaching has become a booming business. Coaching and mentoring tend to be very personal courses. Life coaching. Business coaching. Business Coaching

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Coaches appear in various forms, such as professional, life, relationship, and sports team coaches. All coach types share the same criteria. The focus of the coach is in specific performance – for example, an organizational coach is usually responsible for increasing or improving performance in a given area.

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Top 10 Coaching Commandments

Your Training Edge

When it’s time to coach a team member, these 10 Coaching Commandments can help you create an effective session that gets results. Coaching is an often underused but powerful tool. It’s underused because coaching is sometimes associated with negative situations, but you can also use coaching for positive behaviors. Coaching can encourage, set new direction, or establish authority. Two: Coach not-so-good work. Three: Coach in private.

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

Will you be my mentor?” ” “Will you be my mentor? You know, meet with me for an hour or two a week, answer my questions, coach me so I can improve my skills? Why don’t you email me so we can set up some consulting? ” Maria left the coffee shop feeling a bit deflated and surprised that Jack didn’t agree to be her mentor. Requests for Mentors. “ “Would you be interested in mentoring me on this project?”

When Coaching Fails

Your Training Edge

As a coach, you should always be aware of what other teams, both within the organization and outside it, are doing. It stands to reason, then, that an effective coach will not underestimate the competition’s preparation and determination – even if they seem to be losing. When a coach takes the time to communicate this, either personally or through senior team members, the entire team takes on a new life of ownership and accountability.

9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS

Learnnovators

Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting 70:20:10 70:20:10 Framework 70:20:10 Model Blog Coaching Content e-learning eLearning eLearning Implementation eLearning Strategy Evaluation Gamification Learning Learnnovators LMS Mentoring Mobile Learning Organization Culture Social Learning Srividya Kumar Wikis Workplace eLearning Workplace LearningThe post 9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS appeared first on Learnnovators.

The Best Methods For Employee Performance Evaluation

Dan Keckan

Review best practices from an expert performance consultant on methods for measuring and evaluating employee performance. Employee Performance Coaching And Mentoring eLearning Evaluation Learning Culture Performance Coaching Performance Management

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. That’s a perfect turning point for coaching, any kind of business coaching.

Reduced-In-Force…Bomb Sniffer Looking for a Home

Living in Learning

70:20:10 Change Leadership Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Learning Readiness Assessment Performance analytics Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology xAPI Carivore change agent Chases Cars Coaching Job Search L&D Leader mentoring organizational change management performance consulting

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

CLO Magazine

Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Mentoring administrators are part coach, part facilitator, part support network and part matchmaker. Learning leaders must consider these various aspects and take part in the mentoring program in multiple ways to make the programs work. Transformative Mentoring.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Harry Levinson 1922-2012

The Performance Improvement Blog

Regarding Levinson’s thoughts about mentoring , Diamond writes: Executives and their management must become better mentors, he argued, and to do so they must become more knowledgeable about what motivates their employees. Levinson had some strong words for organizational consultants. He didn’t seem to have much patience for consultants who are ready with a solution prior to fully understanding the problem.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

HR and L&D leaders will likely begin by considering what role communications coaching and language learning programs can play in helping to meet the development need. The following scenario is based on an actual coaching engagement.

5 Steps to Developing a Successful Mentoring Program

Training Industry

Developing a mentoring program for your company is a great idea. Mentoring can help you attract, retain and grow talented employees. It appeals to workers of all ages, from millennials who want on-the-spot feedback and coaching to baby boomers who are eager to give back before they retire. But the overwhelming majority of corporate mentoring programs fail. We think, “Mentoring—how hard can it be?” Hire a consultant.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills. Both publications hinted that the fastest and most effective way is through executive coaching.

When it Comes to Coaching, Messaging Matters

CLO Magazine

For these high-value employees, specialized coaching could make a huge difference. In organizations in which coaching is seen as a coveted “perk,” access to these programs also communicates the value a company places on an individual employee. Given these realities, some form of coaching initiative, whether specialized one-on-one sessions or group training, may already be on most CLO agendas. You can start by assessing the buzz around coaching within your organization.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy

LifterLMS

Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. He’s my business coach. And there’s a couple reasons why I joined Dan’s coaching community. We now have strategic coaches.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. MARGIE MEACHAM - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. His company Sark Media Direct is where he teaches people how to start and grow a successful health, eCommerce, or consulting business. You can have a course that explains the basic process, but it is also a good idea to have an upsell and higher end coaching option associated with that.

Helping Your Best Sales Reps Coach Others

CommLab India

Many managers hire external sales consultants or sales coaches to train their under performing staff. Today, let us see how you can enable your best sales reps to mentor low achievers. But, before we proceed, a look at some benefits of using your well-performing sales staffers to coach their peers who are unable to meet their sales targets. By asking them to mentor, you are recognizing their talent. Provide an opportunity to discuss their problems with mentors.

Leading Through Coaching: Tips for Fostering Success

CLO Magazine

In today’s business environment, coaching is a proven, effective tool for helping leaders to create a culture that fosters higher employee performance, increased engagement and retention, and enhanced business results. They are recognizing the value of coaching. Coached, developed and mentored me. The best leadership involves great coaching that leverages strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to fostering greatness in others. Creating Coaching Moments.

Baking the Cookies: Hiring Learning Consultants to be Successful

Wonderful Brain

Take the case of a senior manager, having been apprised no one on the staff has the skills or time to fulfull a critical assignment, brings in a consultant to address the problem. The consultant somehow muddles through or cannot possibly deliver neither fast nor good enough. The immediate manager reports the consultant is failing or has failed. I have yet to see – at any company – and I mean the Fortune 100/500 a document outlining the intake procedures for consultants.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. and many consider you their mentor. What would be your advice to budding learning designers who aspire to consider consulting as a career option?

Many CEOs, Senior Leaders Not Receiving Coaching, Advice

CLO Magazine

A survey reports that nearly two-thirds of CEOs and almost half of senior executives do not utilize outside consultants or coaches for leadership. Nearly two-thirds of CEOs do not receive coaching or leadership advice from outside consultants or coaches, and almost half of senior executives are not receiving any either, the survey reveals. Nearly 80 percent of directors said that their CEO is receptive to coaching.

Iron Mountain Sentinels: Certified Peer Coaches

CLO Magazine

Iron Mountain shook up traditional, supervisor-led training efforts by certifying employee coaches so employees who do jobs every day can teach their peers. Henry’s team devised a new strategy: instead of supervisors, let credentialed front-line employees teach new hires, and the Sentinel Certified Coach peer training program was born. These coaches would be the guardians of the guiding principles at Iron Mountain.

How to Become Congruent With Your Ideal Business and Lifestyle With Success Coach and Equine Alchemist Nafissa Shireen

LifterLMS

Learn about how to become congruent with your ideal business and lifestyle with success coach and equine alchemist Nafissa Shireen. Nafissa is a success coach, and in this episode of LMScast she breaks down her success stories and the fundamental aspects that lead to success in business. For Nafissa the most engaging aspect of her previous employment was coaching, developing the team, and the community engagement. Chris Badgett: Nafissa is a success coach.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

In facilitating a learning initiative at a Big 4 consulting firm, I heard from a young Asian woman struggling to understand what was appropriate: “How do I promote myself without coming across as too showy or aggressive? Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. Women from multicultural backgrounds can benefit from having a coach or mentor with whom they can surface unconscious biases , discuss options and hone their communications skills.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

Trend #1: Actionable Coaching. Research has shown that coaching is the number one competency that distinguishes average managers from highly effective managers. Practice the pitch by role-playing with a colleague or mentor. If you aren’t observing, you can’t coach.

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

Making sure the coach and team understand the benefits of including a lefty, and practice and train with this advantage in mind makes the team as a whole a stronger, more fierce competitor. Learn How Mentoring Can Improve Your Workplace Gender Diversity. setting up a high potential mentoring program for minority employees or establish reverse mentoring between current leadership and women employees), they outperform peer organizations on many key metrics.

21 Kinds of Informal Learning at Work [Video]

Pract.us

They get help from mentors and experienced colleagues who are also learning from the experience. With many teams working remotely, social networking gives you a chance to consult colleagues who are geographically distant (or even in the next office). Informal coaching. Getting a quick coaching session from a manager or colleague on a specific task can help you learn new skills or extend current skills in a new way. Peer coaching.

We Can’t Be Everything to Everyone

Learning Rebels

We cannot be both the “head and the body” There are people who are cut out to be “performance consultants” and people who, until they die, will be awesome facilitators of training content – and a whole host of training positions in between. Do you consider yourself a “performance consultant”? Are you consulting across departments with end-users? Do you have a mentor or coach? Nor should we try.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

Sales Hacker

The Harris Consulting Group. Coaching for Improved Sales Performance. Among other offerings, there are robust training programs for inside sales, field sales, telesales, and sales coaching for managers. Promising high performance through cultural and behavioral transformation, Cohen Brown provides specialized consulting and training services. Performance coaching. Their sales leaders with more than 10 years of phone sales experience serve as one-to-one coaches.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Nick is the true depiction of what a ‘lifelong learner’ should be,” said Ursula Fear, an associate with talent consulting firm Catalyst Consulting South Africa and van Dam’s former colleague at Deloitte, where he was global CLO and director of human capital. He spent quite some time mentoring me through some challenges in my career this year.

Investing in Training in Downturns and Upturns

The Performance Improvement Blog

Maybe a manager will become a more effective team leader with the help of a mentor. Maybe a manager will become more effective at giving performance feedback with the help of a coach. Use what the organization already owns when that makes sense and then go outside to peers, consultants, and training organizations when they can help you improve performance and achieve your business goals. . The U.S.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

If you’re developing coaching skills, you’ll want to have learners coach a suite of employees that mimic the breadth of employees they’re likely to see. Next to mentored live performance (which is problematic both because mistakes in live performance can be costly and individual mentoring doesn’t scale well), serious games are the best learning practice. This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning.

Learn this HR Leader’s No-Fail Approach to developing leaders

Everwise

Most recently, Gupta has taken on mentoring through Everwise with the same systematic approach. Read on for a peek into Gupta’s frameworks on developing leaders and mentoring others. I typically approach developing and coaching leaders as a three phased process moving from personal, to team, to enterprise leadership. I’ve found leaders get really helpful data and learning from peer experiences in this phase, so I stress peer coaching as much as possible.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

4) Coaching, Mentoring and On-Demand “Expert” Forums. Communication tools that facilitate coaching, mentoring and “find-an-expert” scenarios are increasingly popular in learning platforms. In the healthcare industry, for example, live streaming broadcasts of surgical procedures and patient consultations are making medical expertise and education much more compelling, accessible and efficient.

What is your POV?

CLO Magazine

I share this reflection as I think back on the many lessons I have learned from mentors in the course of my career. mentors point of viewIt is funny how certain people and experiences can really shape you in a lasting way.

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