Coaching brings more humanity into the workplace.
coaching in the workplace delivers
achievement, fulfillment and
which both the individual and organization benefit:
the delivery extraordinary results, organizational and individual goals
plans executed. It suggests
innovation. Effective coaching delivers
which is sustainable. Because of the emphasis on learning and because
the confidence of the player (the coachee) is enhanced ('I worked it out
for myself!') the increase in
performance is typically sustained for a longer period and will
impact on areas that were not directly the subject of coaching.
learning and development. To achieve the
business result is one thing, to achieve it in a way in which a player learns and develops as part of the process has a greater
value - to the player, the coach (the line-manager) and the
organization, for it is the
to learn that ensures an organization's survival.
Fulfillment also includes the notion that individuals through coaching
begin to identify goals that are intrinsically rewarding. "With
fulfillment comes an increase in
motivation. That the coach respects the player his
ideas and opinions, that the player is doing his work in his own way,
that he is pursuing his own goals and is responsible - all this makes
for a player who is inspired and committed. In this way more of the
energy, intelligence and imagination of each individual is brought to
the service of the organization.
Joy. Enjoyment ensues when people
are achieving their meaningful
stretch goals and when
developing is part of the process.
These three components – achievement, fulfillment, and joy –
synergistically interlinked and the absence
of any one will impact and erode the others. Learning without achievement
quickly exhausts one's energy.
forward soon becomes
boring. The absence of joy and
fun erodes the