10 Things NOT To Do When Coaching A Team Member

1. Come unprepared to the coaching meeting

2. Fail to set a time frame and agenda for the coaching meeting

3. Allow interruptions, unless they are emergencies

4. Come across as judgmental, rather than constructive

5. Try too hard to please

6. Allow the coaching to reach a point of conflict

7. Lose your focus

8. Step out of your role as coach

9. Ignore or disregard what  your team member is saying

10. End the meeting without asking your team member to set some goals to accomplish by your next coaching meeting

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