During times of upheaval and uncertainty, people look to their leaders to provide guidance and support.
With the massive disruptions everyone is currently experiencing, the role of leaders in coaching and mentoring their people has never been more important.
Effective coaching and mentoring promote positive responses and confidence, as well as greater performance and resilience amongst team members. There’s no better way to help an organisation to effectively find its way through the current unstable environment, where continuous change is the new norm, and to develop its competitive edge than through coaching and mentoring its people.
In today’s challenging circumstances, organisations are turning to coaching and mentoring to harness and realign the talent and effort of employees to reduce uncertainty and improve effectiveness. This approach develops a positive “Above the line attitude” to their daily activities, which in turn, generates huge benefits and returns to the organisation.
The impact of coaching and mentoring within organisations is proven. However, effectively coaching and mentoring others can still be a challenge for many managers and leaders.
Effective coaching and mentoring promotes creativity, performance and resilience, giving organisations a competitive edge and an effective way to operate within an environment of continuous change.
Successful organizations like Hewlett Packard, IBM, MCI and others have recognised that managers must be able to coach their employees and each other, and have included coaching in
their management/leadership development