Effective Coaching Skills for Leaders

According to Lazslo Bock, at Google “being a good coach” is top of their list of the 8 key behaviours of a great manager and leader.

In this one day programme at Happy in Aldgate, you will learn how to place your people at the heart of what you do by developing your coaching skills. Learn from your own personal insights and our experiences at Happy to enhance your ability to coach those around you to become more motivated and find their own solutions.

Course Dates:

19th Jan 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £395 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £345 (+VAT)

Charity: £300 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

What You Will Learn

Learn in one day how to develop your coaching skills and work towards becoming the sort of leader that people would choose to be led by. You will also go away with your own personal action plan that you can use straight away.

Who is it for?

This programme has been designed for managers who would like to develop their coaching skills, or for leaders who have been on our four day Happy Workplace Leadership Programme and would like further support.

A summary of the key themes to be covered:

  • Introductions and personal objectives
  • Understand when people work at their best
  • Identify who you are as a leader and your leadership attitude
  • Identify the benefits of coaching
  • Identify how to enhance your listening skills and learn how to pay absolute attention to what is being said and not said
  • Learn and practice the key element of effective coaching – TED invitations
  • Identify how to use coaching questions to uncover the deeper issues impacting the situation being presented
  • Nurture an individual’s ability to solve their own problems and create an action plan to address their challenges
  • Understand how to build trust and credibility
  • Personal action plan beyond the programme

Our approach to programme delivery

Every programme is designed to ensure complete individual involvement and participation, it will stimulate your thinking and challenge you.  The key focus is on practical skills and real outcomes throughout.  The content will involve an innovative and engaging blend of activities so that you can directly apply it to your current performance and your future success.

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What some of our delegates said after similar events

“Happy seems to be centuries ahead in leadership, how people can be best supported to work at their best. The story is inspirational but what is even more inspirational is their ability to share this knowledge so that their mantra of Happy can be experienced.”

Marcia Roswell-Joseph, School for Social Entrepreneurs

“I’d become a cynic after too much bad training, but Happy totally changed my view.”

Glyn Britton, Albion London

“I will recommend that you take a course at Happy because no-one does it better.”

Ola Olatunde, General Dental Council

Next steps after Effective Coaching Skills for Leaders

If you need help beyond this programme fulfilling your personal action plan, then we also offer 1 to 1 coaching which can provide you with an insightful and structured space to discover and develop yourself further in order to achieve even more positive results.

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SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Payment is required prior to course start (unless agreed otherwise with us). Cancellation fees may apply. Please see our Terms and Conditions for more details.

Your Course Trainer

Nicky Stone

Nicky Stone

Nicky has been a senior facilitator for over 16 years. Her leadership purpose is to support people to reach their full potential, and this has driven her internally as part of Happy’s senior leadership team. It has enabled her, through her work every day with clients, to facilitate senior leadership programmes and personal development events. Nicky also has a proven track record at leading on large projects and inspiring others as a speaker at conferences.