Until recently, coaching was considered a one-on-one practice primarily. But no matter how effective employees are on their own, they can only contribute to the real power of the collective if their managers provide them with coaching individually and collectively.
In applying coaching as a team, team members are encouraged to go beyond their roles and understand one another’s strengths, weaknesses, and aspirations.
Team members are encouraged to build stronger relationships among themselves, not just one-on-one with their manager.
Team members are also challenged to hone their collaboration skills and collectively take ownership of and solve business challenges together while addressing any team-related issues that may arise.
The approach creates an environment of agency and accountability, with a healthy balance between challenge and support.