Six ways regular coaching can boost productivity

Sep 22, 2021

Ongoing coaching is crucial to set employees up for success in the workplace by providing the tools your team can use to increase their knowledge and improve their skills. Through effective employee coaching, employers can cultivate their workers’ willingness to do the job, leading to higher job satisfaction and productivity. Coaching usually occurs through continuous feedback between the employee and the coach with the intention to work on areas for improvement and reinforce strengths to sustain the progress of the employee’s performance.

By checking in with each direct report on a regular basis, to see if their team member needs more attention, managers can use coaching as an opportunity to improve not just the individual, but the team as well.

“Coaching isn’t therapy. It’s product development, with you as the product.” -Fast Company Magazine

In a recent blog by Laura Stack, president of The Productivity Pro, she identifies six reasons coaching can help boost productivity for direct reports, including:

  • Proves that management cares about the worker, their well-being, and their abilities
  • Addresses sensitive issues in a safe place
  • Improves motivation and job satisfaction
  • Helps employees discover and manage strengths and weaknesses
  • Provides a deeper level of perspective
  • Promotes more effective teams with stronger bonds built on meaningful connections

Why should you care?

Through successful coaching, you can cultivate the optimal environment for professional growth by empowering employees to perform the best they can.