Category Archives: Coaching skills

Questioning Techniques

Questions are a very important Communication Skill. The success of coaching sessions will depend to a large extent on asking the right questions at the right time. We need to ask questions : To check for understanding Get reliable feedback … Continue reading

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The Delegation Process

We sometimes find it difficult to delegate effectively and therefore the results are not as anticipated. Delegating is not just giving a task to someone, it involves ensuring they know exactly what is expected of them and in what timeframe … Continue reading

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Communication Skills – Reading Body Language

How do you know whether someone you are talking to face-to-face is feeling uncomfortable? They may feel you are intruding on them, or you may be making them nervous. Tell-tale signs are: Tapping Rocking Leg swinging Intermittent closing of the eyes … Continue reading

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GROWing Others in Coaching Sessions

Sometimes we are asked to coach others who are new to the job just because we are older and wiser. It doesn’t necessarily mean we have the necessary skills to coach them. The GROW model gives us a ground plan … Continue reading

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