Coach People's Strengths or Weaknesses?

Coaching
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Coaching > Best Practices

Barry Wilding-Webb, Coach, United Kingdom
Coaching people's strengths I find is much more effective than coaching their weaknesses. Working on a strong usually preferred area is more motivating than concentrating on something that perhaps they are avoiding, quite often for good reason, they're not good at it. I encourage my clients to work with people who have different skills than themselves and compliment each other, and to develop their own strong skills. The area of professional sport always has great examples: Beckham's coach wouldn't encourage him to develop his goal-keeping skills but to highly refine his passing, play-making and dead ball skills and to play(work) with someone else who is a good goalkeeper! (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  Sonny Vicente, Coach, Philippines
 

Coaching People's Strength or Weaknesses?

In co-active coaching, the coach addresses the issues that the coachee wishes to bring up. What is brought up initially may not be the real issues but by asking the proper questions, the real issues may surface. It's really the coachee's call where they would like to go.

  Holguin, HR Consultant, Mexico
 

Strengths Must Be Up Skilled; Weaknesses Must Be Managed

Its true that a chain could brake by the weaker l (...)

  kenechukwu, Accountant
 

Coaching Must Be Balanced in Order to Achieve the Objective

As a coach, one must be able to balance the coachi (...)

  Haresh K Patel, Coach, India
 

Or Maybe Coach Only for Weaknesses?

While in theory it's right to focus on strengths, (...)

  Tito Rafael Hidalgo Barcia, Strategy Consultant, Ecuador
 

Getting the Result

That is right @, it is the coachee's call. We only (...)

 
More on Coaching
Summary
Forum
The GROW Model / Coaching Framework
Trillion Dollar Coach: Team Coaching Lessons for Managers
Preconditions for Successful Coaching
Coaches Bring Out the Best in Their 'Teams'
🔥Coaching and its Identity Crisis - Does it Really Matter?
Best Practices
🥇Coaching by Managers and Leaders
🥈Mentoring versus Coaching
🥉The Enneagram of 9 Personalities. Types and Centers.
Has Coaching Become Too Technical?
The Coach is a Facilitator for Self-Findings
Qualities of a Good Coach. Checklist
Assumptions of Coaching: You Can Change and Develop Yourself
Effective Coaching
Coach People's Strengths or Weaknesses?
Rational Emotional and Behavioral Therapy: REBT
Coaching is Expert-aided Goal-oriented Learning
Why Leaders Need Coaching
Does Business Coaching Really Work?
How to Get Help from Someone Else?
Teacher Professional Development (TDP) Models
The Need for Relational Coaching
Using Incentives and Rewards in Coaching
Business Coach must be Holistic
Coaching and Pedagogy
Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects of Coaching
Use of the Body in Coaching
Raising Productivity by Coaching
The Wheel of Life: Balance your Life
Evaluate the Benefits of Coaching in Your Organisation
Problems with Definition of Coaching
Special Interest Group Leader

Are you an expert in Coaching? Sign up for free


Coaching
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.6 - Last updated: 28-9-2020. All names of their owners.