Leader as Coach Program

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Introducing our Signature Program: Leader as Coach - Facilitating Collaborative Coaching Conversations

Introducing the “Leader as Coach Program” designed to significantly amplify leaders’ emotional intelligence by intricately honing their communication and coaching expertise.

Leadership Coaching Program: Unlocking Potential

Our coaching program is meticulously crafted to equip leaders with the skills necessary to cultivate a culture of high performance.

By emphasising meaningful coaching discussions, leaders can inspire, motivate, and elevate their teams, fostering a thriving work environment.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Enhanced Communication: We train leaders to facilitate constructive and open discussions, driving both individual and collective performance.
  • Practical Tools: Leaders are guided by comprehensive coaching methodologies and supported by tailored processes and templates, enabling them to adeptly manage crucial conversations with unwavering confidence.
  • Neuroscience & Psychology-Informed Methods: Our program integrates insights from neuroscience and psychology, offering unique techniques to engage and motivate staff effectively. This evidence-based approach ensures teams realise their true potential, solidifying a culture of growth and excellence.

Join us and redefine leadership in your organisation.


Leader as Coach Program Outline – A Comprehensive 2-Day Training

Empower your leadership with the tools and skills necessary to foster a growth-driven environment. Through our 2-day program, leaders will be equipped to:

  • Facilitate Constructive Conversations: Shift the focus from validation to genuine staff improvement.
  • Expand Collaborative Skills: Enhance the capability to hold collaborative coaching discussions.
  • Consistent Leadership Approach: Enhance consistency in goal-setting, coaching, and recognising staff contributions.
  • Performance Alignment: Ensure individual performance expectations align seamlessly with strategic objectives.
  • Effective Coaching Models: Master two distinct, yet practical, coaching models for engaging performance and developmental discussions.
  • Boost Engagement: Implement proven strategies to elevate staff motivation and active participation in their growth journey.
  • Clarity in Objectives: Guide staff in setting and following through with clear, purposeful objectives.
  • Handle Challenging Discussions: Equip leaders with the techniques and confidence to navigate tough conversations, promoting both performance and behavior enhancement.
  • Continuous Leader Growth: Encourage and support the ongoing personal and professional development of your leadership team.

Join us for a transformative experience that melds strategy with skill, ensuring your leaders are not just effective, but exceptional.

Program Outline

Module 1: Fundamental skills of Coaching and Leading

  • Utilising Neuroscience Insights: How to use the latest tools and findings from Neuroscience to tap into the real drivers of people’s behaviour.
  • Mastering Questioning and Listening Skills: Power questioning, listening, and influencing skills.
  • Building Positive Relationships: Applying dialogue and relationship-building tools to foster positive and genuine relationships.
  • The G.R.O.W. Coaching Model: Utilising the G.R.O.W. model of coaching to structure effective conversations.
  • Skills Building Activities: Engaging in practical coaching skills practice to develop full competence in these essential skills.

Module 2: Coaching for Performance and Success

  • Leveraging Strengths for Behaviour Change: Using a strength-based approach to change behaviour effectively.
  • Addressing Performance Issues with High Performance Techniques: Implementing high-performance techniques to identify and resolve performance issues.
  • Reframing Strategies for Perspective Shift: Applying reframing strategies to facilitate positive changes in someone’s perspective.
  • Developing Skills through Action Learning: Utilising action learning methodologies to enhance skills development.

Module 3: Managing Difficult Conversations

  • Managing Difficult Conversations: Reviewing the three components of a difficult conversation and how to effectively manage each one.
  • Emotion Management: Acquiring skills to handle and manage difficult emotions during conversations.
  • Resolving Disputes with the Ladder of Inference: Utilising the ladder of inference as a tool to resolve disputes in conversations.
  • Frameworks for Difficult Conversations: Applying a coaching model for managing difficult conversations.
  • behaviour Change with a Strength-Based Approach: Applying a strength-based approach to drive behaviour change successfully.
  • Reframing Strategies for Perspective Shift: Employing reframing strategies to foster positive shifts in others’ perspectives.
  • Introducing the Discussion Planner/Template: Familiarising participants with the university’s new monthly one-on-one Discussion Planner/Template.
  • Skills Practice for Effective Discussions: Engaging in practical skills practice using the new monthly one-on-one discussion format.


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