Many leaders think of coaching as giving “feedback” without realizing that feedback is only one of several coaching skills. Feedback in and of itself doesn’t account for the kind of positive impact a leader can have by applying a coaching approach to managing and developing others.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to take hold of the global economy, and the need for reskilling American workers has never been more urgent. Roles in the workplace are shifting dramatically, as new technology both eliminates and creates new jobs. According to the World Economic Forum, “75 million jobs are expected to be displaced by 2022 in 20 major economies. At the same time, technological advances and new ways of working could also create 133 million new roles.”
By Michael McGowan, BPI group
By Michael McGowan, Managing Director & Practice Leader, Leadership & Talent
Not long ago, I was training a group of leaders on effective presentation, communication, and storytelling skills. While I conveyed the finer points of elocution, a participant raised a question.