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How Does Coaching Help Employees

How does coaching help employees? This is a question that many business owners and managers are often asking themselves.

 

The answer is simple: coaching helps employees become better versions of themselves. This is because when employees are coached, they learn how to set goals, manage their time more effectively, and handle difficult situations. Coaching also helps employees develop new skills and improve their performance in the workplace. 

 

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of coaching and how it can help your business grow.

What Is Coaching in the Workplace?

Coaching is a process that helps employees improve their performance in the workplace. It involves setting goals, providing feedback, and helping employees develop new skills. Coaching can be provided by managers, HR professionals, or even outside consultants.

 

Knowing how to be an effective coach in the workplace is important, so if you’re considering developing workplace coaching at your company, it’s key to get qualified people on board. If that’s not possible, you could consider becoming an executive coach yourself by obtaining ICF executive coach certification after training through Symbiosis Coaching.

How Does Coaching Help Employees?

Coaching Helps Employees Become More Self-Aware

One of the benefits of coaching is that it helps employees become more self-aware. When employees are coached, they learn about their strengths and weaknesses. This self-awareness can help them improve their performance in the workplace. 

 

For example, an employee who is aware of their weakness in time management may be more likely to take steps to improve their time management skills. Similarly, an employee who is aware of their strength in customer service may be more likely to ask their manager to assign them to a more suitable role if they feel they are stuck with the wrong project. This allows you to create better teams and improve the efficiency of your day-to-day business operations.

Coaching Helps Employees Set Better Goals

Another benefit of coaching is that it helps employees set goals. When employees are coached, they learn how to set SMART goals and develop a plan to achieve them. SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound.

 

This process can help employees not only improve their performance in the workplace but also to focus on their long-term career goals. An employee who sets a goal to increase their sales by 20% over the next six months is more likely to achieve that goal than an employee who doesn’t set any goals.

Coaching Helps Employees Manage Their Time Better

Time management is a skill that is essential for all employees. When employees are coached, they learn how to manage their time more effectively–this includes learning how to prioritize tasks, set deadlines, and avoid procrastination.

 

Time management skills are important for all employees, but they are especially important for employees who work in fast-paced environments. For example, if your company is in the retail industry, time management skills are essential for your employees to be able to handle the demands of the job.

Coaching Enables Employees to Handle Difficult Situations

All employees will face difficult situations at some point in their careers. When employees are coached, they learn how to handle these situations effectively. This includes learning how to stay calm under pressure, how to communicate effectively, and how to resolve conflict.

 

Difficult situations are a part of life, but they don’t have to be a detriment to your business. When employees are coached on how to handle difficult situations, they can help resolve the situation quickly and efficiently. This, in turn, can help improve your company’s bottom line.

Coaching Helps New Employees Adjust

If you have ever hired a new employee, you know that it can take some time for them to get up to speed. This is normal, but it can be frustrating for both the new employee and their manager. Coaching can help speed up this process by helping new employees understand the expectations of their role and develop the skills they need to be successful.

Coaching Helps Employees Develop New Skills

Finally—and perhaps most importantly—coaching helps employees develop new skills in addition to improving their existing skillset. This is important for all businesses, but it is especially important for businesses that are constantly evolving.

 

For example, if your company is in the technology industry, it’s important for your employees to be able to keep up with the latest trends. Coaching can help them do this while developing the skills they need to stay ahead of the curve.

For more information on how coaching can help your business, check out our latest post on why coaching is one of the most powerful tools.

Certified NLP Coach

Program Description: The Certified NLP Coach program allows you to incorporate very powerful NLP techniques you’re your day-to-day coaching practice.

ICF Training Hours: 65

Duration: 25-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Organizational Development Coach

Program Description:

The Certified Organizational Development Coach program is an exclusive and very unique program, designed for coaches who wish to coach entire organizations with their Organizational Development and Change Management goals. This program provides you with 65 ICF training hours - more than enough for the ACC credential. Over a series of 25 weekly lectures, it prepares you to deal with volatile group dynamics across entire organizations. Topics including OD interventions, Team Engagement, Buyer Behavior of internal customers, The Tripod of Success, Ensuring Sustainability, Performance-Retention correlation, Strategies to influence behavior - and many more - are covered in detail.

Coaches are introduced to the ARCS Model, as well as to the Organizational Culture Audit Toolkit. Employee motivation, satisfaction, and productivity are discussed, as well as their impact on the performance of the organization as a whole. Students are introduced to various Change Management models including Lewin's Planned Change model, the ADKAR Change Management model, and Kotter's 8 steps of Change Management. Resistance to change and its manifestation are discussed, as is Behavior Modification.

Upon completing this program, Certified Organizational Development Coaches will have all the tools they need to affect positive transformation within organizations, and will be able to coach teams and personnel at all levels - including initiators, decision makers, influencers, and intervention implementers.

In addition to coaches who are launching their own Corporate Coaching practices, this is an essential program for HR professionals, Training and Development Professionals, Managers, and Corporate Leaders who wish to implement internal policies and OD processes to guide their companies and people through ongoing change.

ICF Training Hours: 65

Duration: 25-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Executive Coach

Program Description

The Certified Executive Coach program has been designed for coaches who wish to coach managers, executives, and corporate leaders. The goal of this program is to cultivate a deep understanding of how the executive coaching process works as well as some of the challenges that come up in executive coaching conversations.

This program has been approved by the International Coaching Federation for 32 hours, and it comprises of 12 live, instructor-led, fully interactive virtual classes offered over zoom. These classes cover various aspects of executive coaching including, but not limited to Effective Collaboration, Performance Management, Upskilling, Conflict Management, Effective Collaboration, Developing Team Members, and many more.

This program has a very unique, hands-on, experiential structure. Classes are focused on active participation by students through real life Coaching Challenges and discussions of real life executive coaching situations.

ICF Training Hours: 32

Duration: 12-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Certified Life Coach

Program Description:

The Certified life Coach program is an essential program for anyone considering coaching as a profession. The goal of this program is to create a deep understanding of the coaching process, along with how and why it is effective in catalyzing shifts in the mindset to create positive, sustainable transformation.

The training is based on the ICF’s core coaching competencies. It focuses on skills that lead to effective coaching conversations and that are required to build a successful coaching business. It evokes awareness about how identity, thoughts, and feelings determine mindset; and why a change in Think Feel Do impacts the achievement of goals though a change in this mindset.

This program is approved by the International Coaching Federation for 95 hours and comprises 24 live, instructor led, fully interactive virtual sessions offered over Zoom. These lectures cover all aspects of coaching – topics such as Human Emotions and the Brain, Coaching through Emotional Intelligence, The Belief System, Coaching Process and Structure, Deep Listening, Setting Worthy Goals, Asking Insightful Questions, Addressing Client Resistance, Coaching Groups, The Business of Coaching, and many more. These are complemented with a library of reading and reference material, coaching challenges based on various real-life coaching situations, extensive hands-on coaching practice, and assignments designed to trigger reflection on and mastery of coaching skills.

ICF Training Hours: 95

Duration: 24-weeks

Schedule: One 2-hour class per week

Includes certificate: Yes

Class Schedule
ProgramStart DateClass TimesClass Schedule
Certified Life CoachMonday, June 17th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 24-weeks
Certified Organizational Development CoachTueday, July 23rd10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 25-weeks
Certified Executive CoachWednesday, July 24th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 12-weeks
Certified NLP CoachThursday, July 25th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 2-hours, for 25-weeks
Level 1/2 - ACC/PCC
Mentoring
Friday, August 9th10:30am ET
3:00pm ET (Full)
8:00pm ET
Once a week, 1-hour
for 6-sessions PLUS 4 one-on-
one sessions with mentor