Why an on-line coach?
takes more than awareness and training to successfully acquire and use
skills such as the ones supported by e-coach.
To fully develop these skills, individuals must successfully transfer them
from learning situations to workplace realities. The best way to do that
is with ongoing reinforcement and support.
everyone would have a personal and professional manager or mentor to
assist in making this transition, because thatís what it takes to insure
successful carryover. Many do. High-level,
individuals are hiring personal coaches, and corporations are training and
encouraging managers to provide critical coaching support. But the need
for more coaches -- and less expensive ways to provide needed coaching to
even larger groups of people -- remains.
fills this critical gap because it operates as an effective -- and
affordable -- generic coach. It is ready and able to offer advice,
support, and development ideas for any employee at any time -- 24 hours a
day -- whenever an employee needs it.
is not a replacement for the human touch, but it is an effective adjunct
to "live" coaching that can be beneficial for
everyone in the organization because it provides another sound perspective
at the same time it reinforces and strengthens good, solid ideas provided
elsewhere. It makes it possible to deliver a baseline of coaching support
to those who have poor or marginal managers and leaders. And it also
serves as a worthwhile supplement to those who have access to excellent
coaching and mentoring. These individuals can use
e-coach when time is tight or their mentor or manager is