HR Professional in New Avtaar: HR as a Coach and Mentor
These days in corporate sector, everybody is talking about the role of HR professional as a coach and mentor. People are exited as well as confused. Exited, because it is new and it is challenging. Confused, because many are not aware of the difference between mentoring and coaching.
I got the inspiration to write this write-up from one such confused e-mail from one of my professional friend. I was describing my job profile to this friend of mine, wherein I mentioned that one of my role in present job is "Employee Coaching" to which he replied that what is coaching in layman's language is "Mentoring" in corporate sector. It was a shock for me. In this article, I will be covering:
Differences and similarities in mentoring and coaching
Role of HR as a Mentor and Coach
What they should do as a mentor and as a Coach
How to be an effective mentor and coach.
Basic definition of mentoring and Coaching
What Is Coaching?
To begin, coaching is a form of consulting, and is a new and rapidly growing profession, particularly, the area of personal development coaches. Coaches will identify strengths, weaknesses, goals, and needs, typically through a series of prearranged sessions over a month. In the words of Bentley, the four core elements of the coaching process are support, modeling, step-by-step development, and encouragement.
The key is it is a way to give employees instruction on how they can better use the skills and expertise they already have more effectively.
Coaching assists in "improving or developing performance".
The coaching process focuses more on eliciting information, asking questions, and focusing on details, than about telling people what to do. Coaches may be managers within the system, and the best coach is most likely your own boss.
What Is Mentoring?
In Ancient Greece, Odysseus entrusted the education of his son, Telemachus, to a trusted counsellor and friend. This trusted and wise friend, Mentor, reportedly became the counsellor, guide, tutor, and coach, sponsor and mentor for his protégé, Telemachus. (Hunt & Michael 1983).
David Clutterbuck (1996) defines mentoring as "offline help by one person to another in making significant transitions in knowledge, work or thinking".
Put at its simplest the Mentor is there to help the Mentee to learn. Much of the learning is enabled by the Mentor guiding the Mentee into learning situations and then helping them to reflect on and consolidate the learning.
To put in a more professional manner, Mentoring is a process of aiding another with transitions; it is about one person helping another (Megginson 1995,14).
It involves one person, the mentor, helping another person or mentee to reach his or her goals, through coaching, counselling, guidance, sponsoring, and the parlaying of knowledge (Stueart 1993,144).
Mentoring is usually "a three-way beneficial process," which helps the mentor, the mentee, and the organization (Stueart 1993,144).
The primary function of a mentoring relationship is to further the career of the mentee, but the person being mentored is not the only one who benefits from the relationship.
Specific goals that can be achieved through the mentoring process include
Advancement of employees' careers,
Solidification of relationships between managers and staff,
A deepening of the commitment to the goals and values of an organisation, and
The development of personal connections
The key to mentoring is to closely link it to the mission, goals, and priority strategies of the organisation. Only an integrated, facilitated process, which is linked, to current and future mission or business imperatives can be expected to stand the buffeting of the winds of change. Of course, mentoring must be monitored and tracked to measure its impact (Murray 1995).
Differences/Similarities between Coaching and Mentoring
Mentoring has had a long history with its roots stretching back to the 8th century B.C. where it got its name from the elderly friend and counsellor of Odysseus, named Mentor, who also offered guidance and acted as tutor to Odysseus' son Telemachus. It continued to be the basis on which commerce, craft, and art was carried on from ancient times until the inception of capitalism. Coaching, on the other hand, has only been around for the last few decades, and has only received great attention in the 1990s (North 1997,206). Mentors can perform similar functions as a coach, but is usually someone who works within the same facility, whereas coaches are more often from outside the organisation, but not always (Judge 1997,72).
Both coaching and mentoring are great opportunities for learning, which use "effective questioning that brings insight, which fuels curiosity, which cultivates wisdom". Asking questions, rather than telling or ordering is the fundamental component, which brings the processes of mentoring and coaching together. This implies, of course, that you must be an excellent listener and communicator.
However, they are very different concepts. Mentoring encompasses coaching, but it also focuses on the individual, his or her performance, within a context of objectives. Mentoring is unique "in that it does not exclude other methods, but exists alongside them, complementing them and adding value"
The differences between mentoring and coaching are as follows:
"Coaching [is] taking someone through the experiential learning cycle in a systematic way with the intention of improving the capability to apply specific skills or deal with problematic situations.
Mentoring [is] assigning a respected and competent individual (other than the direct boss) to provide guidance and advice in order to help someone cope with and grow in the job".
Coaches focus on a specific set of problems, or the "results of the job," exploring solutions and opportunities for the employee to use.
The mentor, on the other hand, zeros in on the individual, focusing not only on the present, but with an eye always on the future. Mentors do provide some of the same services as coaches, but they are built into a complex, ever-evolving synergetic relationship that is based on mutual respect and a friendship of sorts.
How to prepare yourself for the Role of Coach or Mentor
Considerable commitment is required of you to fulfil the role properly, with the expectation that as managers, your communication skills are at a stage where the art of listening has been mastered. And have patience!!! In the words of Chip R. Bell the mentors are part wizard, comic, motivator, sergeant, and partner, and believes that great mentors are "effective at surrendering, accepting, gifting, and extending". Surrendering in the sense of not controlling; accepting or including rather than judging; gifting, not using manipulatively; and extending, pushing the relationship to grow beyond any preconceived boundaries.
From research on mentors compiled in the early 1990s, we know that there are three integral qualities, which are very highly valued by learners, and they are
A keen understanding of management practices,
Organisational know-how, and
Let your employees benefit from the experience, knowledge, and success you have attained, and there will be a win-win situation. Expect to become exhilarated.
What to Have in the Coaching/Mentoring Understanding
Without guidelines and expectations, no relationship can succeed, so before anyone undertakes to become part of a coaching or mentoring process, there must be an informed decision made by the managers and the learners.
Employees who are willing to assume responsibility for their own growth and development, who are receptive to positive and negative feedback, and who are willing to accept suggestions and advice,these employees are usually very positive about their jobs, the workplace, and their colleagues, and are people one could envision as organizational leaders of the future (Gilley 1996,177). After choosing a good candidate, especially one deemed for a mentoring relationship, you may want to develop a formalized plan of action, which describes respective responsibilities, goals the employee would like to achieve, some strategies that can help, and target dates for the completion of specific activities (Gilley 1996,181). A mentoring plan can also be beneficial because it is a visual identification of progress made, and can act as a motivator (Gilley 1996,181). Of course, not all mentoring/coaching relationships are formalized ones, and remain as spontaneous discussions and meetings, however, regardless of the level of commitment, boundaries should be set out to avoid problems that can arise (Bell 1996,60).
Gilley and Boughton have proposed a series of activities which employees should be responsible for if they want to be involved in a successful mentoring venture. They must take responsibility for their own development, trust their mentors' suggestions and advice, expect both positive and negative feedback, not be controlling, and be willing to accept challenging assignments (Gilley 1996,175). And finally, make sure you include an understanding that results are expected, and an agreed method of evaluation will be in place before a coaching or mentoring relationship can be cemented.
HR as a MENTOR
In the mentoring role HR professionals pursue, they partner with the manager and focus specifically on development. Few internal HR people are devoting time and energy to this powerful and useful intervention. Organisations mostly hire external coaches and consultants. In fact, HR professionals are missing a career enhancing opportunity if they decline to develop these relationships.
Fundamental to the role is trust. "An executive might feel embarrassed, admitting he needs help or worry that the HR person might tell others in the organisation."
To help, the HR person must be extremely credible with executives. Don't expect to coach unless your credentials, reputation and standing in the organisation are impeccable. The person participating in the coaching has to feel you are looking out for best interests and maintaining confidentiality at all time.
HR experts must be knowledgeable about techniques and other feedback instruments to provide impartial feedback to the manager. Coaching often takes the place of training for individuals who are advanced in their careers. So, the HR professional must be well-versed in management and behavioural theory and practices. He/she must know about and have access to a variety of resources. Goal setting strategies and highly advanced communication skills is necessary for the HR person to succeed.
How Does Mentoring Work?
For Mentoring to work effectively the Mentor must not take responsibility away from the Mentee. In order for this to work the Mentor should take responsibility for managing the relationship but should allow the Mentee to 'set the agenda'.
Managing the relationship involves ensuring that the Mentee feels supported and encouraged and able to speak with the Mentor without the fear of judgements being made. The Mentor also needs to feel that the discussion and information exchanged is kept confidential. Another requirement is that the Mentor enables the Mentee to move towards greater self-reliance and independence as quickly as possible. This should not be seen as seeking to end the relationship but rather to change it, thus developing a relationship that is more equal and interdependent.
Dos and Don'ts of Mentoring
· Help raise the Mentee's spirits and aspirations
· Help the person to stand back from the problems of the moment and see work and life in a broader context
· Provide a listening ear, to allow the Mentee to 'get things off their chest'
· Help the person to think through different options
· Provide information the Mentee may not have gained from other sources
· Give the person feedback on areas like their style, often areas where others don't 'bother' to say
· Give encouragement
· Share experience
· Give lots of advice - you are usually too removed from a complicated situation to know what to do - help the Mentee to come up with their own answers
· Rescue them - it doesn't help in the long term if you 'take over' someone else's problems, people learn more from dealing with it themselves and have more confidence in the result
· Be judgmental and jump to conclusions
HR as a Coach
In the newer coaching role, which I am advocating HR professionals pursue, the HR person partners with the manager and focuses specifically on his development. Few internal HR people are working in this arena. Organizations have most frequently hired external coaches and consultants. But they don't always need to do so, if HR professionals are prepared to take on this new role. In fact, an HR professional is missing a career enhancing opportunity if she declines to develop these relationships.
Fundamental to the role, according to Christina Zelazek, SPHR, Director of HR at The Mennonite Home of Albany, Oregon, is trust. "An executive might feel embarrassed admitting he needs help or worry that the HR person might tell others in the organization." To help, she said, "the HR person must be extremely credible with executives. You obtain credibility from how you conduct yourself, from the ideas that you have, and your own political savvy." Don't expect to coach unless your credentials, reputation, and standing in your organization are impeccable. The person participating in the coaching has to feel you are looking out for his best interests and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
One of the most important factors the internal HR person brings to the coaching role is her knowledge of the organization, and the impact of the manager within that environment. This is also one of the reasons HR coaches fail to attract internal clients for these new relationships. Beyond the issue of complete confidentiality, the coaching assistance she is providing the executive must contribute more than organizational feedback to help the executive further develop his potential.
What the New Role Entails
HR coaches must be knowledgeable about surveys and other feedback instruments to provide impartial feedback to the manager. Coaching often takes the place of training for individuals who are advanced in their careers. So, the HR professional must be well versed in management and behavioral theory and practices. She must know about and have access to a variety of resources for the executive as well. Goal setting strategies, follow-up organization, and highly advanced communication skills are necessary for the HR coach to succeed. As a larger organizational issue, the HR manager can serve as a resource to coordinate and unify the process of coaching. She can monitor the expenditure of resources, check out the credentials of external coaches, and assist with the measurement and determination of results
A. What is the goal of this discussion? What goal or activity are you working on?
B. What do you want to accomplish, both short-term and long-term? (The length of time will often affect what can be accomplished.)
C. Are we talking about something you want to produce, or about how you work (an end goal such as completing a product design or a performance goal such as improving your writing skills)?
D. If the goal positive, challenging, attainable, and measurable? (If none of these criteria are met, you should question whether the goal is worthwhile.)
E. What is happening now related to your goal? (Few goals are isolated from other people and plans within the company, and it is important to be aware of what else is happening that will affect your plans.)
F. Who is involved and how do those people view your goal? (Most goals involve other people, and you need to ensure that those people are aware of what you are doing and support your efforts.)
G. What have you done about this so far and what results did your actions produce? (You need to know whether the situation you are discussing is about a future plan or is trying to fix a problem that has already arisen.)
H. What is happening, both inside and outside your group and the company, that will affect your goal? (No one works in isolation, and you need to recognise that other programs and events, both locally and in the larger world, may affect what you are doing.)
I. What are the major constraints to finding a way to move forward? (You cannot overcome barriers to your goal unless you recognise what they are and deal with them.)
J. What options do you have? (Getting the employee to consider alternative actions can not only help to broaden his perspective on the situation, it can also help you discover options that you may not have considered in the past.)
K. What are the costs and benefit of each of those options? (This gets the employee to think through each option in a larger context.)
L. What if ...? (If the employee has not considered all of the options you can think of, you can help to expand his thinking by raising other possibilities in the form of "what if ..." questions.)
M. Would you like another suggestion? (If the "what if" questions don't help the employee to consider other options you would like him to consider, ask if he would like another suggestion. It is important to ask the question in this way, rather than imposing your own solution on the employee. Imposing a solution does not help the employee learn. Of course, there are times when you must impose a solution, such as when the employee's plan will be dangerous to himself or others.)
N. What are you going to do, and when will you do it? (Get the employee to commit to a plan of action.)
O. Will this meet your goal? (If not, why do it?)
P. What obstacles do you expect to face, and how will you overcome them? (This is also a reality test.)
Q. Who needs to know what you are doing, and what support do you need? (Make certain the employee recognises the other parties that need to be involved or who will be affected by his work.)
R. Rate yourself, on a scale of 1 to 10, on the likelihood of carrying out this action. (If the rating is low, why bother continuing with the planning exercise?)
These questions are meant to serve as a guide, not as a fixed list that you must go through in every coaching situation. But using questions such as these will provide surprisingly positive results, whether you are using them with an employee, a peer, or your own manager. I have also used this method very successfully with my teen-aged daughter to get her to consider the thoroughness of her plans and the consequences of her actions.
Coaching your employees will make you a better manager and a more valuable company employee, and can only help you in your own career development.
Coaching and Mentoring are not the same thing. Our results and experience support the conclusion that mentoring is a power free, two-way mutually beneficial learning situation where the mentor provides advice, shares knowledge and experiences, and teaches using a low pressure, self-discovery approach. Teaching using an adult learning versus teacher to student model and, being willing to not just question for self discovery but also freely sharing their own experiences and skills with the protégé. The mentor is both a source of information/knowledge and a Socratic questioner. If I am your coach you probably work for me and my concern is your performance, ability to adapt to change, and enrolling you support in the vision/direction for our work unit.
Sanjeev (Himachali) Sharma, is a 29 yrs of age from India, having six years of experience in "Human Resource Development". By qualification, he is Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration. He is also a Motivational and Inspirational writer and speaker.
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A Cypress softball coach is in hot water after being caught on camera allegedly attacking a grandmother during a game.
Broncos Coach Vic Fangio Surprises Colorado First Responders With Breakfast CBS Denver
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) â New Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio seems to be getting a warm welcome wherever he goes. That includes a surprise visit ...
Arizona coach Sean Miller likely bracing for more early departures this spring Arizona Daily Star
On his radio show Monday, UA coach Sean Miller said there's âzero chanceâ he won't bring in another recruit this spring and that he âmore realisticallyâ will be ...
Kenya coach Sebastien Migne: 'Door is not shut on Dennis Oliech' BBC Sport
Kenya coach Sebastien Migne says he has not 'shut the door' on a possible return for the Harambee Stars' all-time record goal-scorer, Dennis Oliech.
Pace knew Nagy had traits to be great coach ChicagoBears.com
Ryan Pace was thrilled to see the man he hired win the 2018 NFL Coach of the Year Award. But the Bears general manager wasn't surprised by Matt Nagy's ...
Legendary coach Cathy Self-Morgan resigns amid accusations of recruiting violations ESPN
Eight-time Texas state champion Cathy Self-Morgan steps down amid accusations that she improperly recruited players to her powerhouse Duncanville ...
Cape Town mom opens police case against coach after Grade 6 boys ordered to lower pants News24
A mother has opened a police case against her son's primary school sports coach after he and some classmates were allegedly ordered to lower their pants and ...
Kyle Edmund's coach Fredrik Rosengren to retire BBC Sport
British number one Kyle Edmund says he is "sad to announce" that his Swedish coach Fredrik Rosengren is retiring.
First, they lost their beloved basketball coach. Would they lose their court, too? | Helen UbiĂ±as - Philly.com
First, they lost their beloved basketball coach. Would they lose their court, too? | Helen UbiĂ±as Philly.com
A beloved coach is shot and killed, and his grieving players turn to the game he taught them could keep them out of trouble.
SPORTS DIGEST || Peterson named YSU offensive line coach Youngstown Vindicator
Peterson named YSU offensive line coach. Youngstown State has hired former Pittsburgh offensive line coach John Peterson for the same job with the Penguins ...
Softball coach wanted for attacking grandmother New York Post
A softball coach in Texas is wanted by police after allegedly attacking a grandmother who started recording a teenager she claims was cursing and disrupting...
Packers News & Links, 2/19: Getting to know the Packersâ coaching staff; franchise tags begin - Acme Packing Company
Packers News & Links, 2/19: Getting to know the Packersâ coaching staff; franchise tags begin Acme Packing Company
Get ready for youth and energy on the Packers' staff in 2019.
UAE-based cricket coach Irfan Ansari banned from cricket for 10 years gulfnews.com
Sharjah: Irfan Ansari, a UAE-based coach, has been banned for 10 years from all forms of cricket after being found guilty by the International Cricket Council ...
Wife of gymnastics coach on trial for sexual assault suspended from coaching CBC Sports
The wife of a former national gymnastics coach undergoing trial for sexual assault has been suspended by Gymnastics Canada.
In Mike Pettine, rookie Packers coach Matt LaFleur has exactly what he needs: âA thick book on what not to doâ - Madison.com
In Mike Pettine, rookie Packers coach Matt LaFleur has exactly what he needs: âA thick book on what not to doâ Madison.com
While Pettine wasn't retained simply because he has head-coaching experience, he has already engaged in a number of discussions with LaFleur in which ...
Volunteer coach charged with six rape counts NewsOK.com
A volunteer wrestling coach has been charged with six counts of rape from a reported sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl, authorities said Tuesday.
Report: Illini pick OL coach Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Current Illinois offensive analyst Bob McClain is being promoted to the full-time staff as offensive line coach, according to Footballscoop.com.McClain will ...
Tennessee football coaching staff looks stronger than the depth chart Knoxville News Sentinel
Chris Weinke coaching quarterbacks makes as much sense as anything on Tennessee's staff.
Mike Riley remains grateful he got to coach 'at such a special place' like Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald
Mike Riley remains grateful he got to coach 'at such a special place' like Nebraska Omaha World-Herald
There may be some things Mike Riley regrets about his time at Nebraska, but he tries not to dwell on them.
Oregon State coach to Oregon Ducks: Let's push each other and see how great we can become - OregonLive
Oregon State coach to Oregon Ducks: Let's push each other and see how great we can become OregonLive
Oregon State women's basketball coach Scott Rueck joined me in the aftermath of the Beavers' upset of No. 2 Oregon on Monday night. Listen to the full ...
Friday Five: College football coaches on the hot seat entering the 2019 season CBS Sports
In this week's Friday Five I'm covering a topic I've gone over during every offseason the Friday Five has existed: coaches on the hot seat. This year's coaching ...
Tennessee football: Ranking all 10 assistant coaches on Vols 2019 staff FanSided
Tennessee football has three new assistants for 2019. Here is how all 10 Volunteers staff members working under Jeremy Pruitt rank.
Head strength & conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. talks strongest Lions, evolution of today's athlete & more - detroitlions.com
Head strength & conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. talks strongest Lions, evolution of today's athlete & more detroitlions.com
Head strength & conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. spoke to fans at the Season Ticket Member Summit last week about the strongest players on the team, the ...
Post Report Card: Three Aâs for players, coach NetsDaily
Brian Lewis tried his hand at a mid-season (actually 2â3 season) report card for the Nets. Lewis gave out a lot of good marks up and down the roster, including ...
Life On The Receiving End Of Coaching
What is it like to be on the receiving end of mentoring to improve your performance in pocket billiards and at the same time, participate in life changing coaching?You are the reason for all of the things you are going through. Once you accept that, you are then ready to make the changes that will take you to the next level and far beyond.
7 Effective Ways To Boost Your Self Esteem
1. Get a life purpose statement.
How to Save Yourself from Negative Influences
Watching the news can be hazardous to your health.It's a fact, especially when you're watching events related to terrorism, kidnapping, murder, accidents, or calamities.
Things Are Good Because I Say They Are
The subject of positive self talk regarding our goals and dreams reminds me of the childhood story, The Velveteen Rabbit. The boy loves the toy so much that a magic fairy comes and turns the toy bunny into a real rabbit.
The Top 10 BEST Things About Having a Coach
Obviously, there are many wonderful things about having a personal coach to support and encourage you. Everyone develops their own working relationship with their coach, and each situation is unique.
Pecked to Death By Ducks
Ever been in a situation where it seems like minor criticisms are all you hear? Sure, there are things you could improve, you know that . .
Make Progress Now: Take the Hand Brakes Off Your Life!
Do you find yourself striving upward in life yet making little or no progress?Are you high on activity but low on achievement?Very clearly, it's time to stop, look and listen. You're obviously not doing something right.
Being an Emotional Victim
None of us like to think of ourselves as victims. The term "victim" brings to mind a pathetic image of a person who is powerless.
How to Get More Business Without Even Trying
Why are you in business? Hopefully you enjoy what you do, however is it because you want to make money so that you can have, be and do more in your life?Who pays you? Your clients do and never forget that. Unfortunately many people do.
Coaching vs. Directing - How Does Improv Theater Suggest You Should Lead Your Team
An age old battle in improv that I believe resonates well with challenges we experience in the business world is the question of whether a team should have a coach or a director (in which case it should be called an ensemble). In addition there's the third option of the self coached team, which I will call committee from here on forward.
Let me quote something you wrote. "When you reach the boundary between like and love, you know you are entering a different country.
Be A Champion Communicator by Becoming a Chameleon
Recently, I worked with a client who was having a problem with some of the women in her organization. The organization had just undergone major changes, which resulted in different reporting relationships for many of the women.
Tame The Financial Beast
Are holiday bills surprising you? Are you hoping that if you ignore your finances long enough, maybe they will fix themselves?Let's liken our finances to a garden. If we neglect the garden, weeds will grow and take over.
Successful Change Starts With A Shift In Perspective
Like so many in corporate America today, Susan needed more balance in her life-but she did not know how to get it. Faced with a 60-hour work week and a lengthy daily commute, Susan was left with little time for outside interests.
Tips For Singles On Celebrating The New Year
It's four weeks away and you don't have any plans. Many of your friends will be away or out with their significant others.
6 Practices for Achieving Excellent Self-Care
Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) often feel like they are running behind schedule, and just don't have the time get everything done. As a result, many ADDers end up sacrificing their own self-care in order to scratch off items on their to-do lists.
5 Minute Morning Balance Ritual
"3 Questions, 5 Minutes a Day: Make leaps towards greater balance in one single week with the Shicka Boom 5 Minute Morning Balance Ritual" By Laura Lallone, Certified Life CoachThis article is dedicated to a woman that I've never met and probably never will. Tall with dark, dark hair, she was perfectly manicured in a tailored suit with high-heeled pumps.
Dealing Effectively with Midlife Issues
In this article we would like to help you explore the challenges and opportunities that come at midlife. You will have an opportunity to take a look at issues that are specific to the Baby Boomer generation.
How to Solve Disputes with the Helicopter Talk Technique
Do you ever find that when a friend asks for your opinion on a problem it is a lot easier for you to see a solution than it is for your friend?And do you also find that sometimes you feel completely stuck when it comes to your own problems?The same applies to disputes, relationship issues and disagreements.When you are part of the problem it can be very difficult to see a solution.
3 Easy Steps to Low Stress Communication
Life is all about choices. And so is the way you communicate.
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