Coaching is equipping people with the tools, knowledge, and opportunities they need to develop themselves and become more effective.

David Peterson, PhD Psychology, University of Minnesota.

Coaching helps people reach a high level of performance, realize their potential, and stay engaged in important work. It also helps retain motivated, talented and skilled people.  Take a look at the materials below to learn what coaching components look like in real life and what questions you need to be asking to help guide others to be more effective.

Coaching model: Self-Awareness, Motivation, Ongoing Feedback and Support, Application, and Accountability. Ongoing Feedback and Support includes New Skill Development, Practice Opportunity, Assessment, and Reflection.

1. Watch the Introductory Video

2. Review the Quick Guide to Coaching

  • What does self-awareness look like?
  • How to improve employee motivation?
  • What tools can I use to help my employees achieve their goals?

View Printable Guide

3. Apply - check what you have learned so far

Coaching people to be more effective is no easy task. Work though some questions and examples to see if you learned how to focus your effort and make the coaching process more effective.

Self-Check Quiz


Want to dig deeper?

The science behind Feedback and Coaching - materials curated for you by our Leadership and Talent Development team.

Have a Question?

We are happy to help! We also invite you to share your successes in using this material and/or letting us know how we can improve it. Submit your question about the course content to an LTD consultant.