It should be every manager’s goal to establish a culture of training/learning within his/her team. The key to achieving this goal is simply to set the proper example of commitment to coaching and training by devoting the appropriate time and attention to the activities summarized as follows:
This culture will provide an example for all subordinate managers and supervisors. Too often, inexperienced managers do not understand the powerful impact of proper coaching, which aside from facilitating a subordinate’s achievement of self-sufficiency also addresses:
These two benefits are critical to a manager achieving his/her goal of developing and maintaining a high performing team – the number one responsibility of a great manager.
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By Terry Thompson, Surrey, BC, CYBF mentor, firstname.lastname@example.org