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Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

Experiencing eLearning

In this conversation-driven elearning approach, I usually use one character who acts as a coach and one character who is similar to the audience: same job role, same level of experience. I wanted a scenario that showed a clear problem that could be solved through better coaching.

Coaching vs. Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Chronus

A recent survey of 3,000 full-time employees representing 21 industries across the US revealed a telling statistic: 76% of people feel having a mentor at work is important. Similarly, Bersin found organizations with excellent cultural support for coaching have 13% stronger business results.

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Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

Experiencing eLearning

I usually use one character who acts as a coach and one character who is similar to the audience–same job role, same level of experience. In this example, the audience is new managers who don’t have much experience with coaching and mentoring. This introduces the characters and shows the challenge the protagonist, new manager Michael, faces while coaching one of his employees. Learners listen in during Michael’s coaching session with Pamela.

9 Definitive Blended Training Strategies to Coach and Mentor Your High-performance Employees

EI Design

One way to bridge that gap, between the discovery and utilization of talent, is to train high-performers through coaching and mentoring. What Does Coaching and Mentoring Mean? How Exactly Does Coaching and Mentoring Help Organizations and High-performance Employees?

Remote Mentoring: How to Cultivate a Virtual Connection

Chronus

As a result of the acceleration of COVID-19, companies are striving to effectively engage and support millions of remote workers across America. Maintaining a connection when we are socially distancing sounds like a paradox, but mentoring matters more than ever before.

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. As someone who’s worked with some of the world’s leading organizations to build successful learning programs, I have found that worker preference for learning delivery has much more to do with need and role than age alone. Create reverse mentoring opportunities.

How to Build an Effective Coaching Culture

Coreaxis

Rather than simply talking about culture, it’s time for organizations to truly embed their beliefs into their operations and support their employees through these challenging next steps to re-opening, post COVID-19. Define Your Coaching Culture. A Coaching Culture Requires Resources.

10 Sales Coaching Software

Ed App

In this competitive market, sales coaching drives a prime opportunity that can put your sales force on the cutting edge. Implementing sales coaching and training doesn’t have to be costly and time-consuming – thanks to the rapid rise of sales coaching software.

Coaching Employees to Improve Performance

Unboxed

It’s common to find great coaches on the playing field – but what about in the workplace? Coaching employees to improve performance starts with effective leadership. Good managers are skilled in coaching employees. Characteristics of a Good Coach in the Workplace.

Maximizing Investment in Coaching

CLO Magazine

Coaching is a powerful growth accelerator. Whether to prepare the next generation of leaders or unlock the potential of current leaders, organizations are using executive coaching increasingly to bolster their talent development. Leaders who have had coaching are quick to point out the benefits of a personalized learning environment where they are accountable for change. It’s not surprising that coaching is a $2.3 Ask coaches, “How long have you been coaching?”

The Dawn of the Robot Coach

CLO Magazine

We have a lot of first-time managers who need coaching,” said Rick Pereira, chief people officer. Instead of moving to Macedonia himself, Pereira implemented Butterfly.ai, an artificial intelligence coaching app that provides feedback to managers on their leadership skills. Based on consistent feedback about the general manager’s rough approach, the Butterfly coach recommended a series of communication courses and articles. The Ethics of Coaching Bots.

New Allego Research Reveals 5 Ways Sales Coaches Must Adapt

Allego

How are successful sales teams adapting their coaching techniques to ensure reps can find and close deals despite the challenges of remote work? Practice, role playing, call coaching, reinforcement are more difficult now. Actionable Insights for Sales Coaches.

Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. The GAO Mentoring Program, as the program they developed became known, aims to create a collaborative learning environment, improve employee morale and provide opportunities for employee development, Crosetto said. A successful mentoring program supports this organizational effort.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

What would be your message to learning professionals, especially those who are not well-versed with neuroscience, to bring the best of brain science into their learning and performance support solutions? Including our roles in L&D.

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others

Everwise

In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. However, while many senior managers will speak to the influence their mentors have had on their careers, many will also point to the role that mentoring others has played in their development. Wondering why it might be worth your limited time to seek out opportunities to mentor others? A mentor.”

Why Sales Managers Struggle with Coaching

Knowledge Guru

These new sales managers have to then transition their role from the doer (selling products) to the teacher and coach (managing sales reps). Don’t have time to coach. Many sales managers are dealing with teams that are too large for one individual to provide meaningful coaching and mentoring for all. It’s like your own personal coach, reminding you when you need to walk more, tracking your heart rate and sleep patterns, etc.

Mentoring in Action

Everwise

In today’s world of changing careers, it’s important not only to connect, but also to support and develop each other as leaders of the next generation. To further understand how our mentors connect with their protégés, the Everwise community shared how they approach mentoring and exchanging knowledge. Value of Mentoring. Over 61% of people listed giving back as a key driver for mentoring. There are various ways mentors can support protégés.

Mentor, Coach, Advocate: Why Leaders Spending Time with Their Employees Pays Off

eLearningMind

In that short period of time, he acts as a Mentor, trying to get an understanding employees and providing a space for them to share ideas. Then he becomes a Coach, focusing on employees’ latest wins and things they’re challenged with. Spending Time Mentoring Employees. At this early stage, new hires need solid mentors to put them at ease. Investing Time in Coaching Employees. CEO of Zappos , Tony Hsieh, is known for his coaching/leadership style.

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.

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

This is the world of work that L&D must support today. They must support an environment where continuous learning and innovation are the key differentiators. And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D. For a more holistic performance support and knowledge sharing, L&D will have to shift to enabling learning at an organizational as well as at an individual level. The role of L&D will continue to evolve and expand.

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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.

The role technology plays in the knowledge creation process

Docebo

The following is part two of an excerpt from a knowledge brief by Aberdeen Group : the brief discusses the role that technology plays in the knowledge creation process and the ways in which Learning 3.0 Not only are Best-in-Class organizations significantly more likely to enable social learning via technology (see Figure 1), but they are also more likely than all other performers to support social learning through peers, and through coaching and mentoring by managers.

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Psychological Safety at Work: L&D and the Big Role it Can Play

Degreed

Her findings didn’t support her hypothesis that better teams made fewer mistakes. In turn, people feel supported to take risks, bring up new ideas, and address challenges head-on. You can build and support these through your learning culture; this is exactly what Degreed is about.

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Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles

Learning Cafe

Gallup defines three levels of employee engagement: The Importance of Employee Engagement: Engagement manifests as something given by the employee benefiting the organisation through commitment and dedication, advocacy, discretionary effort, using talents to the fullest and being supportive of the organisation’s goals and values. Developing the coaching dialogue to uncover how an employees role might be shaped to accommodate more of their strengths and fewer of their weaknesses.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

If employees — particularly those from different cultural backgrounds — feel they are not adequately invested in or supported in their skills development, it may be because they aren’t. The following scenario is based on an actual coaching engagement.

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive

Everwise

For young professionals, having an experienced mentor can contribute to their future success. The career advantages of having a mentor are well-documented and manifold. On the other side of the equation, it’s easy to assume executive mentors participate merely out of altruism. There is more to mentoring than simply “giving back” or “feeling a sense of personal satisfaction.” For executives in particular, acting as a mentor can move their own career forward.

Don’t Assume Sales Managers Know How to Coach

Allego

Behind every good salesperson is an effective sales manager who mentors, coaches and supports – that’s the goal, anyway. But most people aren’t born sales managers; often, they move up the ranks from top performing sales rep to a leadership role, so they typically need guidance and training. The Challenge of Providing Good Coaching. Other challenges they face include time constraints, lack of organizational support, and difficulty reaching reps in the field.

A richer suite of support

Clark Quinn

While it’s easy to talk about how we need to support the transition from novice to expert, it might help to be a little more detailed. While it’s easy to say that the role of formal learning wanes, and the role of informal learning ramps up, what are the types of support we might look to? They can be designed or curated, but they are either performance support in the moment or learning resources that develop understanding or abilities.

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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Who’s Coaching the Coaches: Why Sales Leadership Training Often Fails?

Allego

Even the most talented coaches can benefit from more – or better – training. Sales Coaching : Talking the Talk. Research shows that the quality and quantity of coaching has a profound impact on sales performance. A CEB study of over 2,000 sales managers found that going from low- to high-quality coaching improved sales performance by 17%. In terms of quantity , reps who receive significant amounts of coaching outperform those who don’t receive any coaching by 19%.

Moving Toward A Coaching Leadership Style

Everwise

Command and control vs. coaching. The coaching style of leadership is just the antidote employees need to strive, experiment, and grow. Leaders who serve as coaches offer guidance to their reports, providing inspiration and encouragement when needed. These leaders also give people a chance to grow by supporting them through new challenges. Though this sometimes results in short-term failure, the coaching style of leadership is focused on development for the long term.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Modern mentoring gives them a way to achieve that.

Bridging the skills gap with mentors

Everwise

If businesses want to improve employee retention and secure a stable pool of future employees, they need to teach and mentor their young leaders. Millennials, in particular, want more than technical training and a salary; they want mentoring and career development. In fact, employee retention is 25 percent higher for those who engage in company-sponsored mentoring and coaching. Everwise mentors help employees grow and establish their own career paths.

The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace

TalentLMS

Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. For promising employees, getting involved in mentoring programs can do nothing but wonders. Having a mentor can accelerate the learning process through the mentor’s imparting of personal experiences, learnings, and insights on business endeavors. What is a business mentor? A business mentor is a more experienced, and usually a more senior, colleague.

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?” Obtain leadership support.

Mentoring can elevate women in tech (webinar recap)

Everwise

Experts believe that mentoring can help reverse this trend–and conversely that a lack of mentors for women, particularly in tech, is partially responsible. In an Everwise webinar in late September, a panel of tech leaders who mentor women shared how mentoring can help attract and retain women in tech. Solving this problem is crucial because having more women at the top will help ensure that the younger generation is supported. Mentors benefit, too.

Organisational Complexity and Implications for Leadership and Coaching

Learning Cafe

In some organisations coaching sometimes sits awkwardly in the Learning and Development function – being seen more as an “ad hoc” tool used by HR rather than a standard tool for training and development. However, a number of authors in the coaching arena, for example Tony Grant and Elaine Cox, point to very strong correlations between adult learning theory and coaching principles. Learning & Performance coaching complexity leadership

‘Black Mirror’ or better? The role of AI in the future of learning and development

CLO Magazine

Building a personal performance network: One of the most critical assets a new hire can build is a personal network within the organization to help them assimilate, grow and perform in their role. In the learning space, there are tools such as Emplay and IBM’s Watson that can support this.

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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.

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. 5) then design and develop these training interventions( training programs both CBT and ILT, coaching opportunities, awareness programs etc) These are the first things that any learning consultant should complete. Jane Molloy Experienced Learning/OD Consultant and Coach Are you talking about an in-house learning consultant?