The little book of In-House Coaching
This handy guide explains the steps to take to launch and sustain a coaching programme, with examples of different approaches to inspire you.
“Coaching isn’t a dark art, it’s just a conversation. Keep it simple!”
Materials to support you
Matt Somers explains why instruction can backfire, and why coaching people to work out solutions for themselves trumps direction.
Questions are at the heart of good coaching conversations and the type of questions you ask shapes the outcome you get. Read top tips for framing coaching questions to get the best results.
Jo Wright explains the five step framework you need to create a coaching culture, and why a blended approach is the perfect way to put it into practice.
Matt Somers explains the importance of building trust in the coaching process, by positioning it as a means of support right from the start, rather than a punishment or threat.
Coaching is an accepted part of leadership and management at Diabetes UK, weaving through development programmes and one to ones.
Download Matt Somers coaching top tips, and read his latest coaching blog.
Download a framework to help you create a coaching culture, and find Jo Wright’s coaching hints and tips.
Richard Bragg explains how a simple approach to coaching is transforming management at Scope, reinvigorating the organisation so they’re fit to fight for equality for disabled people.
Jane Meggison-Hill spent 18 months creating a fantastic in-house coaching programme at Sport England. In response to coronavirus, she quickly transformed face-to-face elements into successful virtual sessions.
Following on from his previous blog on appreciative coaching, Bob Little looks at some alternative approaches to achieve results.