Years ago leadership styles where more autocratic, traditional and top down. The coaching leader is a motivator who knows to maximize direct reports to their full potential. This leader helps to advance employees, building on their strengths and creating a positive workplace that fosters bettering performance and getting results.
This 24 hour coaching for leaders training programme is a focused, dynamic, and highly practical workshop for leaders.
Gain and practice coaching skills to:
Greater precision at goal setting;
Empower your team;
Bolster team effectivity;
Gain superior results.
This workshop is run within organisations to give middle and C-level executives a leading edge through applying coaching skills to your leadership style.
The programme is centered on learning and practicing coaching skills to add to your leadership toolbox. These skills lead to increased focus, clarity and efficiency for your team and the people you work with. There are many exercises that are done in pairs and small groups to practice these new competencies.
Part 1 – Introduction
Coaching philosophy: What is coaching?
Difference between coaching and tell style approach.
Coaching as a way of interacting with your team and colleagues.
Part 2 – Focus
This module is centered on different ways to focus and how this can assist us in communicating with others.
Preparing your leadership presence.
Different kinds of focus.
How to focus conversations.
Gathering the conversation.
Concluding a conversation.
Part 3 – Mindful Attitudes
This module is centered on developing mindful attitudes to help us in creating and nurturing collaboration by promoting an environment that is open and willing to hear and learn from the opinions of others.
Developing mindful attitude of beginner’s mind and opening up to new experiences.
The non-judgmental listener.
Informal Mindfulness Practices for listening and speaking.
Part 4 – Questioning
Coaching is more about asking curiously and openly rather than a tell style approach. This is done through asking open ended questions.
Exploring the benefits of questioning.
Discovering my style.
Different kinds of questions.
Part 5 – Reflection and Feedback
This module is centered on developing these competencies.
How to reflect?
What is encouragement and why is it needed?
Part 6- Practice
This module is a summary through practicing the various coaching skills.
Continue with various exercises to practice coaching skills.
Greater clarity around actions and goals;
Increasing team collaboration;
Inspiring others to perform;
Overall goal success.
About Samantha Amit
Samantha Amit is the founder of The Center for Development and Leadership in Israel, is an internationally accredited professional coach and supervisor. Samantha has considerable experience consulting, coaching and training individuals and groups across a number of industries that include: Government, Hi-Tech, Bio-Tech, Financial, Heath Care, Higher Education, Manufacturing, and Aerospace & Defense.
Samantha’s interdisciplinary approach and vast experience allows her to successfully work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Samantha specializes in relationship building, productivity, emotional intelligence building, and mindfulness. Samantha is authoring “Mindfulness at Work, for Leaders and Coaches”, due to be published in 2016.
Samantha coaches and supervises as a faculty member of the Adlerian Coaching School as well as IPCTI (Individual Psychology Coach Training International). She is also an active member of the Israeli Coaching Council, the professional body developing standards and ethics for the coaching industry in Israel. Samantha has coached and trained leading managers from organizations such as: Norwegian Embassy in Tel Aviv, American Embassy in Tel Aviv, Zotal Biologicals and Instrumentation, Ness Technologies, StarVision Partners, HP, Maccabi Health, Bank Hapoalim, Osem Food, IDF, Alfred Adler Institute and more.
Coaching for Leaders Programme can also be delivered in Hebrew.