SPORTING EDGE

Leadership and Coaching

The coaching style of leadership has become increasingly important in the fast moving workplace. With command and control losing its effectiveness, the modern leader needs to create an environment that enables people to reach their potential by boosting their self-awareness and accountability.

Sue Campbell

Baroness Sue Campbell
Former Chair - UK Sport

Focus + Approach

We have gone inside the mind of some of the world’s leading coaches to explore the secrets to their success. Our Performance Psychologists bring this to life with their own experiences of coaching leaders and teams across business and sport to drive results. You will learn the key beliefs which underpin coaching at the highest level and learn new interpersonal skills which challenge and support your team in equal measure.

Focused topics covered include:

Coaching and Communication

The ability to observe, ask questions and share meaningful information and feedback in a way which helps individuals and teams to improve their performance

Active Listening Body Language Difficult Conversations Empathy Feedback Self-awareness Trust Voice

Leadership Style

A leader's natural or chosen approach to providing direction, motivation and compliance with an individual or team. Although leaders will have a preferred style, they will need to embrace a variety of styles in order to achieve success across different situations.

Authenticity Decision Making Delegation Emotional Intelligence Flexibility Mentoring Leadership Philosophy

Performance Management

Performance management includes activities which ensure that goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner. Performance management can focus on the performance of an organization, a department, employee, or even the processes to build a product of service, as well as many other areas.

Accountability Assertiveness Conflict Difficult Conversations Managing Mavericks Managing Talent

"You have to find a way to be successful, to become resilient in the face of adversity and setbacks."

Dame Sarah Storey
Multiple Paralympic Gold Medallist - Cycling