Monthly Archives: October 2012

Coaching Still Just as Important, But Harder Now

Research by Mary Broad and John Newstrom, as reported in their book, Transfer of Training, establishes how critical the manager’s role is to newly trained skills actually being used on the job. The authors assert that what the manager does before and after training occurs is even more important than what the training designer or…

The Art, Science, and Practice of Coaching – Part 3

Kate McLagan continues her discussion of “The Art, Science, and Practice of Coaching.” Read Part 1: The Art of Coaching and Part 2: The Science of Coaching. The Practice of Coaching A recent study conducted by an international consulting firm found that one-on-one leadership coaching increased productivity by more than 80% whereas managerial training alone…

The Art, Science and Practice of Coaching – Part 2

Kate McLagan continues her discussion of “The Art, Science, and Practice of Coaching.” Click to read Part 1: The Art of Coaching. The Science of Coaching To get the best out of people, we have to believe the best is in there. But how do we know it is? How much is there? How do…