After attending a training session, most leaders have the best intentions of applying their new learning toward becoming a more effective leader. However, once returning to daily job responsibilities it’s all too easy to slip back into old, established behaviors. For this reason, it’s important for a leader to dedicate time for the practice, assessment, and strengthening of new leadership skills. To increase leadership effectiveness even more, they should follow up the training experience with targeted leadership coaching. Research shows training followed by coaching results in higher leader performance than training alone.
Want to get the most out of your leadership training investment? Here is a three-step process using coaching to support learning that helps leaders master new skills after they complete a training program.
- Start with valid feedback. Use a validated assessment to identify the leader’s strengths as well as areas that need improvement. Be sure the information…
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