20 Aug Should Professionals Gain Coaching Skills?
Why Should Professionals Gain Coaching Skills?
As the workforce changes, many organizations are asking leaders to learn and apply coaching skills in their leadership roles and with customers. As a result, more professionals than ever are seeking coach skills to enhance their current professions.
The Art of Coaching
Coaching is the art of using inquiring in a way that fosters awareness and insight into a dialogue. It allows people the freedom to explore deeper meanings than would be possible outside the coaching relationship; due to the none-judgmental, curious and open nature of the process. Coaching strategies lead to accountability and personal responsibility, making coaching a very effective process for enhancing performance and developing leaders.
The Advantages of Learning Coaching Skills
Another beneficial aspect of coaching is the unique language it generates. Words such as empathy, compassion, intuition and enthusing takes on different connotation in the coaching relationship. Coaching language also allows for a deeper level of trust and intimacy, making it instrumental in fostering deeper understanding and commitment in teams. The language of coaching holds a momentum all on its own, equipping people with the courage to expand their awareness, go beyond their mental blocks and reach out for their next level of success. Professionals with coach training skills comment that it allows them to expand their career options and prepare them for leaderships, as well as to be effective team members.
Our coaching institute offers a wide range or coaching courses for mid-career professionals and executives, affording them the opportunity to gain coaching skills for professional development. We offer courses on: leadership principle, accountability, performance, wellness, communication and encouraging change. We are encouraging more professionals to take a coach course as part of their professional development. You can access the list of courses offered and register for your favorite courses here.
Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst Coach, who is the founder of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. & Coaching Institute. She consults, teaches and coaches with mid-career professionals and organizations to improve performance, skills, competencies, and workplace wellness. She can be reached at www.interpersonalwellness.com or by phone at: 1 877 999-9591.