Direct Task Assignment: A recommendation for the person to complete a specific task and be thoughtful, so they can tell you in detail, what was useful and what change occurred from that task.
Breakthrough Improvements happen when we stop doing what we have been doing and a team of people discover better & new ways of working.
Sometimes coaching is forced on an employee by their manager because they are having a tough time with a new position or their existing manager just does not know what to-do, and many other reasons.
Okay, when that happens what do you do as an executive coach?
We think that “deep” responses come from “deep” questions, not true. Responses can be at the proper depth that the person answering the question feels is necessary, it has very little to do with the question.
We’ve all heard it “You should be coaching your staff”. Then you walk away agreeing and thinking “I barely have time to do my own work never mind coach and do the work of my staff.” Agreed.