About Coaching and Managing Talented Individuals
|I created or wrote these items over a number of years. They carry the branding of the organization that I was involved with at the time that I created it. Some of the web sites referenced are still on the web but have become dormant.|
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|"OMG: My Boss Is Telling Me That I have To Coach My Staff"
|Coaching direct reports is not a skill that just comes naturally. Staff engagement requires that all managers coach effectively. Although this happens most easily in an organization that uses forward looking performance contracting, (rather than backward looking performance appraisal,) as its performance management process, every manager can use this coaching framework to understand what skills they need to be an effective coach.
||Managers with direct reports|
|"Guide for "Coachees": Thing to Reflect on When Working with A Personal Coach"
||Coaching is a large investment in your future. Whether you are paying the coach, or your organization is, you need to understand what a coach CAN and CANNOT do to help you improve your work performance.||Everyone|
|"Competency Management: HR for Adults"||A three part white paper which describes the competency based approach to human resource (e.g. talent) management.||