Discover the Positive Results from Hiring a Coach
WARNING! Hiring a Coach could result in POSITIVE PRODUCTIVITY at work!
Coaching has become one of the most effective and widely used business tools available today. Because of this, many executives are now becoming interested in the process and all that it involves. They want to know how it can help them, how it can help their employees, and how it can make the entire business more productive. If you are wondering the same thing, I have some helpful information for you.
Working with a coach can help improve the overall workplace environment. When your employees find themselves in a positive space, they are more creative, efficient, productive, and willing to collaborate with co-workers. A positive atmosphere will also lead to happier employees overall which results in a lower attrition rate for you. Because of this reason alone, many businesses are realizing how beneficial it can be to bring in a coach.
Creating a positive work environment does not require businesses to make major changes. Positive changes can be accomplished simply by making small adjustments to operating procedures. Rather than point out something that an employee does wrong in front of everyone, it is more effective to discuss the problem in private. When you confront an employee in a negative manner, it can greatly influent their work and attitude for that day. Small changes can make a huge difference when it comes to the attitudes of your employees and the level of work that they accomplish.
When you work with a coach, you will also learn how positive reinforcement can affect your employees and the overall workplace environment. People like to hear when they do something well, if you notice that one of your employees has solved a problem or accomplished a project before the due date, tell them. Making a positive change can be as simple as letting someone know that they are doing a good job. Your coach will help you develop the necessary tools to share positive reinforcement with members of your team.
Bringing a coach into your company will also help you create an environment where honest communication is appreciated. If your employees do not feel comfortable sharing their opinion, they likely won’t. By creating an environment where people feel comfortable expressing themselves, you will be rewarded by hearing from your employees. A positive workplace will be more productive, efficient, and rewarding for everyone involved.
In addition many Executives that have engaged a coach have had someone to talk with confidentially; someone who is not associated with compensation and benefits. Today Executives are thinking differently due to the questions that their coach has asked them. A lot of Executives don’t take time out to think and strategize – as they claim to not have time!
If you are serious about moving forward as an Executive both personally and your organization then consider engaging an Executive Coach.
What have been your positive results for hiring a coach? What recommendations would you give us about hiring a coach?