In the HFL Fastlead leadership program we spend a significant amount of time focusing on the role of the leader as coach. We believe most situations between a leader and a team member are most effectively dealt with through a coaching approach. And it one of the most powerful techniques a leader has to support the development of the team. However, it is not an approach or skill that comes naturally to most new people leaders, so we provide a few extra hints and tips from two highly experienced coaches – one a senior leader and two, a professional executive coach and consultant.
In Episode seven of the Fastleader podcast, Darin Fox, Chief Research Officer at HFL, asks a senior leader Rachael Grant and executive coach Greg Holland-King, to explore five questions:
“Leadership is about relationships.”
“Give people a safe place to fail.”
“I used to be nose-bleed level perfectionistic. But I’m much better now.”
“You often need to combat the ‘I-don’t-knows.”
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Hershey’s & Blanchard Situational Leadership. Wikipedia.org
70/20/10 learning model. Deakinco.com
Fastlead’s GRROW coaching model. Fastlead.com
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Rachel Grant, Global Head of Talent and Capability at Genesis Care.
Greg Holland-King, Principal Consultant at ghk Consulting and Associate at the Melbourne Business School.
Darin Fox, Chief Research Officer of HFL and Fastlead.
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