do Lleyton Hewitt, Nicole Kidman, Adam Scott, many of their sporting
and artistic colleagues, and some managers have in common? A
coach/mentor. Why? As the demands placed on them by their immediate
environments increase so does the need for more substantial
and ongoing support. Does your organisation
have managers who need
individual coaching? If so, please read on.
The context within which we are operating today has changed forever.
Yet, for many managers, personal capabilities to meet
of this changing order are being tested and stretched.
We can all list the litany of change initiatives being undertaken
in our organisations. At the same time however, few of our managers
have had the opportunity to grow and develop to keep pace with
the demands these changes bring upon us. To grow the managerial
and personal competencies needed to meet the demands of today's
workplace can be approached in several ways. "Sheep dip" methods
are not always the answer and
many tertiary courses are long-term
investments that may not be
able to overcome immediate concerns.
As with our sporting and artistic icons, to develop and maintain
peak performance requires flexible and personalised approaches.
The Corporate Coach© is a viable and successful strategy.
Not always can an organisation offer the required support and
assistance for managers from internal sources.
and their managers throughout Australia and internationally (UK,
US, NZ) Dr Kevin Griffiths brings a wealth of experience, a broad
perspective and substantial skills to the leadership, growth
and learning requirements of today's manager.
The role of Corporate Coach© is one Dr Griffiths undertakes
with a range of clients and one which is increasing in demand.
is a process of equipping people with the tools, knowledge
and opportunities they need to develop themselves
and become more effective. Coaches don't develop people -
they equip people to develop themselves. Coaches understand
the process of learning and help create the conditions for
it to occur.
The Coaching Scenario