How to Coach Your Employees

  • 4 on-demand lessons
  • Reflection exercises
  • Insights from other leaders globally
  • A cheat sheet summarizing best practices

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  1. Deeper Understanding of Coaching Free

    11 mins
    To really understand coaching, we have to understand what it isn’t…One-sided. It’s not a lecture, it’s a conversation.  Control. It’s not forcing your team members to do things ...
  2. Coaching a Top-Performer

    16 mins
    Understanding their core motivation.  Ask questions to understand core motivation: What’s a time when you’ve felt most motivated in the work that you were doing? Why? What pro...
  3. Coaching an Underperformer

    17 mins
    Ignore your instincts. Assuming is not knowing.  Ask Outward Questions (what on the employee’s end is limiting them): How have you been feeling about your own performance latel...
  4. Zooming Out

    2 mins
    The crux is clarity. We need to be clear about our intentions with coaching: We are trying to help them get to that next level in their work.  For a top performer, that’s under...
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About your trainers…

Claire Lew
CEO at Canopy

Claire’s mission in life is to help people become happier at work. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Inc, CNBC, and Fortune, among others. She speaks internationally on how to create more open honest work environments.

Jenny Nichols
Leadership Trainer and Coach at Canopy

Jenny has a clear vision for the future: No more bad bosses. She has 10+ years in leadership development, and is pursuing her Ph.D. so she can better align data and research to leadership practices. She works with leaders to help them thrive.

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