Coaching Skills for Supervisors: How to Motivate Like a Coach and Still Manage Like a Boss

On-Demand Schedule Sun, June 16, 2024 - Sun, June 23, 2024
Duration 60 Mins
Webinar ID IQW23D0423
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced

  • Identifying key differences between the ‘boss’ mindset and that of a coach
  • Do’s and don’ts of coaching-focused communication and workplace relationship building
  • Boss-like behaviors (to avoid!) that create barriers to coaching effectiveness
  • Step-by-step: How to provide performance feedback like a boss - and a coach!
  • Demonstrating commitment to helping employees grow and develop to achieve their potential
  • Growing as an effective leader through developing coaching skills

Overview of the webinar

While it may be true that you are the “boss,” or otherwise have formal authority in your particular situation, it’s a fact that you’ll be more effective if employees also see you as a leader. And, for that to happen, they need to see you as a coach – not just any coach, but their coach. You need them to see you as someone who is committed to helping them grow and develop while also looking out for the best interests of the overall team and the organization.

And, of course, the only way your team members will see you as a coach is if you act like one. Fortunately, the skills necessarily to coach effectively aren’t hard to master, once you know what they are. Attend this informative training session and learn what separates bosses from coaches and discover how to incorporate effective coaching strategies into your relationships with your employees at all levels.

Who should attend?

  • HR
  • Learning & Development
  • Performance Management
  • Corporate Communication
  • Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Small Business Owner

Why should you attend?

If you want to be a great manager or HR professional, it’s important that your employees don’t just see you as a boss. If your employees perceive you solely as a “boss” – and not as a coach, that can set the stage for an adversarial ‘us versus them’ dynamic in the relationship. Such a dynamic doesn’t lead to the most productive or effective work environment, and it can keep individual employees – and teams – from reaching their full potential.

Faculty - Ms.Mary G White

Mary Gormandy White is the Managing Director, and she provides management, leadership, employee, team, and HR training. Mary holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Communication and her certifications include Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and Everything DiSC® Certified Trainer/Accredited Workplace Facilitator.

Mary’s professional background includes extensive experience in management, HR, higher education, and writing/editing. She teaches online PHR, SPHR, aPHR, and SHRM certification prep courses and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences and association meetings nationwide. She also provides content writing and test item development services and teaches Communication Studies at a community college. 

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