10 pitfalls for coaching success


Bad coachingNot all will end well. Following are impediments for coaching I have experienced:

  1. There are no clear objectives for coaching.
  2. The coach has no mandate for coaching.
  3. There’s no designated time for coaching (coach + coachee).
  4. There’s too long time between event and coaching feedback.
  5. Coach nor coachee are measuring results (effectiveness).
  6. There’s no “walk the talk“: management is not coached themselves.
  7. There’s no support from line management.
  8. The coachee is not open for feedback.
  9. The coachee is not open for change.
  10. The coach has no empathy.
  11. The coach is using assumptions and slander instead of objective facts.

 

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Now let’s translate these pitfalls to positive ones and you have your checklist for coaching success!

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One thought on “10 pitfalls for coaching success

  1. m c says:

    Coach does not know the main challenges or issues coachee is facing.
    Coach talks instead of listening and asking.

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