Capacity

HR Personnel as Internal Coaches – Where’s the time?

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When HR Personnel are trained to be Internal Coaches, many perceive this additional training and skills equates to more work. Good coaches are very much viewed as “go to” people, so many will seek out their counsel and support. Before long however, the coach feels overwhelmed and unable to deal with all this seemingly “extra work”. So what are some tips for HR Coaches to efficiently deal with this capacity issue?

  • Accept the Initial Investment

Recognize that the time commitment to coaching is initially one step backwards in order to take two steps forward. In other words, there might be more work initially as you coach somebody to a solution, but in the long run they are most likely to think for themselves next time they have a challenge. Ultimately coaching supports independent thinking. Read more