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, Speaker, Author, and the world’s leading expert on Interpersonal Wellness Competency Mindset teaching. Joyce is President & CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. as well as founder and host of the Annual Global Workplace Wellness Summit. Joyce has authored five books and is also a Certified Coach Training Director and Founder of Coach Velocity School of Coaching. Joyce is a C-Suite level workplace wellness expert and trainer, working for over 24 years with governments, the private sector, non-profits, and post-secondary institutions struggling with difficult work relationships or stressful situations. She is host of the What’s Happening at Work podcast. Joyce can be reached at e-mail: www.joyceodidison.com or phone 1 877 999-9591 www.interpersonalwellness.com