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5. Coaching Opportunities

Module 5 provides participants a chance to practice their coaching skills and learn how to adjust their coaching approach based on the competence and motivation of the person they are leading.


Prework:

There is no prework for module 5

Module Agenda:

  • Coaching continuum (:05)
  • Coaching in a new task (:05)
  • Matching coaching approach to the situation (:10)
  • Listening to show caring without caretaking
    • Guidelines and demo (:15)
    • Practice in dyads (:25)

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Going Deeper:

Videos

Pat Summitt – America’s Best Leaders 2007
America’s Best Leaders profiles Pat Summitt, head coach of the University of Tennessee “Lady Vols” women’s basketball team. With a win-loss record of 946-180, she is the winningest coach in college basketball history, picked up seven NCAA titles, but most importantly she is famous for being a leader on and off the court. Not one Lady Vol completing eligibility under Summitt has left without a diploma.

Different Kinds of Empathy
Empathy is central to leadership abilities. Daniel Goleman discusses the three different kinds of empathy: Cognitive, Emotional, and Empathic Concern.

Empathic Listening – Stephen R Covey
Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Duke Head Coach K Talks About Leading with the Heart
Coach Mike Kryzyewski talks about what it takes to lead.

Articles

  • Jamie Walters and Sarah Fenson, consultants from change management company, Ivy Sea, share 6 common sense coaching strategies in this article.
  • Series of short, coaching-related articles here.