When a leader starts a new role, they begin to develop their functional skills and leadership skills as they pertain to their new work commitments and the people they lead. As a manager of a new leader, leveraging the leader’s strengths and taking a coach approach supports the new leader to build on their success and ensure a smooth transition. This short Lynda.com video “Coaching and Development” offers strategies for positioning yourself as a coach and focusing on supporting a new leader in developing their unique leadership style.
While this specific course is designed for managers of new leaders, the information could be useful for coaching and supporting the development of existing managers and employees as well.
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