What is coaching and directing?
Coaching is training, and it is considered a process that can be presented in different situations and environments. The term training usually refers to the ways of helping others develop and improve their performance, learn new skills, enable them to succeed personally, and achieve their own goals. Also, training enables a person to change their life and work on managing it and managing personal challenges. Training usually deals with attitudes, skills, behaviors, and knowledge, in addition to the professional and personal goals of the individual. Coaching can also focus on the individual's physical and spiritual development, depending on the specialization of the coach. There is a difference between Human Resource Management (HR), Human Resource Development (HD), and Coaching. Each of them has a different function.
The service is provided with the help of the five coaching tools. Training refers to different situations, such as training within organizations where the coach directs the employees inside the organization, as well as the training outside the organizations can be in the form of personal training, which is provided by the coach to the workers and for their own account. Training takes many different forms such as that the Coaching is very informal, loosely organized and highly organized or perhaps a combination of both.
Types of coaching:
There are different types of coaching that serve different aspects of an individual's life, among which the coaching that serves the professional and organizational community and others.
1. Business coaching:
Business coaching is conducted without restrictions forced on the individual or group to be able to achieve organizational goals.
2. Individual coaching for executives:
Increasingly, there is a room for recognition that individual coaching is the best way for institutions to improve executives so that they develop new skills, which leads them to achieve goals. Here, the role of a coach is to help overcome obstacles. Coaching is done at the executive level behind the goals of the organization, and most of the time coaching leads to positive results to the extent of improving business results.
3. Life coaching:
The specialized coach is called Life Coach, whose role is to help individuals acquire self-awareness of their personal goals and priorities in life, help them clarify them and enable them to better understand their thoughts, feelings, and choices. A Life coach's role is to help the individual by taking appropriate measures and practical scientific steps in order to change their lives and enable them to achieve their goals and feel better about their lives.
4. Career coaching:
The role of the career coach is to assist the individual at the career level in terms of helping them determine what they want, and what they need in their career, and then support them to make the necessary decisions, actions, and practical steps to reach their professional goals in balance with other aspects of their life.
5. Group coaching:
The role of the group coach is to work with individuals within groups. The coach training ranges from individual and group leadership development to individual career development. The group coach role is to manage the effort in team building. The most important feature of group training is to combine the benefits of individual training with the resources provided to the groups. Individuals learn from one another through the interactions that take place between them within the framework of the group coaching.
6. Performance coaching:
It means that the coach assists employees at all levels of their jobs in terms of understanding the requirements of the job, working better, and clarifying the qualifications necessary to provide what is required of them in the job and the gap between their current performance and the level required of them. Therefore, it provides employees with opportunities to improve their performance at work, and the coach works with employees, not only employees, and helps develop plans for their further professional development.
7. Newly appointed leader coaching:
The role of the Coach is to help employees perform their new leadership roles and help them understand their leadership appropriately. The aim of this training is to clarify the responsibilities of the individual within their new role, as well as to clarify the main roles of the leader, what outputs and results are required of them in the first months of the new position. The Coach explains to the new leader the methods for installing the team that they are working on, how to organize, and how to remain focused on the main objective of the work.
8. Relationships coaching:
The role of the coach is to help one or more individuals improve their relationship, by monitoring the form of interactions and changes that occur between them and cause problems. Its goal is to help improve and develop relationships, whether personal, work, or family relationships.
9. Developmental coaching:
The role of the coach is to work within an organization to develop the capabilities of a particular individual or group of individuals whom the organization has identified as important and have a role in the success of the organization. Coaching is in the context of developing the competencies of individuals, as well as assisting in the planning and implementing strategic projects.
10. Feedback delivery and development planning coaching:
This type of coaching uses organizations that use feedback processes or 360 assessments to help employees explain and comment on the reasons for the results of their assessments. In addition, coaches work with the individual to make professional decisions, and help develop professional development plans through assessments and other related data.
11. Targeted behavior coaching:
The role of the coach is to provide assistance and direct the behavior of the trained individual, as the coach changes the negative behaviors that hinder the individual’s development and improve their life or helps them learn new and more effective ways of working and interacting with those around them. Often this type of training targets people who are highly successful in their current jobs or have new responsibilities that they are about to assume, and this forces them to change certain behaviors and when they find it difficult to change them and they are hindered to assume their responsibilities, they resort to the coach to help them in this change.
12. Legacy coaching:
This type of training is used for candidates to retire from their senior management positions, where they are assisted in accepting retirement and making their important decisions. The role of the coach is also to provide advice and support in the transition period from leadership or career life to retirement life.
13. Succession coaching:
Succession means promotion. The role of the coach is to introduce potential candidates for a new position that trains them on the right way to manage and take on an important new position, and work efficiently, and be able to provide the results required of them. This type of training is used in any institution for development and growth and promotions among its leadership ranks.
14. Communication and presentation skills coaching:
This type of coaching takes place to help the individual gain self-awareness about how the person communicates with others and how to look at them, especially at the time of presenting the mass update. The aim of this type is to teach the individual new ways to help them interact with others better, and the trainer uses video recording for clients to show them themselves, and in that way they understand what needs to be changed better. The role of the coach is to help the trainee to change the way they speak and communicate with others, allowing them to influence others better by changing the words that the trainee says and how they say them and improving the body language suitable for words to make their message clearer to others and easy to receive.
15. Team training:
The coach's role is to work with team coaches and team members to establish the team in a way that is suitable with its goal, and help them develop a vision, strategy, and rules that control dealing within the team in order to ensure the achievement of team goals and teach them the impact of individual and collective responsibility on the results of their team.