Provide skill coaching to employees in private — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
You know to criticize in private and praise in public. Let’s add a twist: If you’re teaching someone a new skill, do it in private. Mentoring works best when your employee doesn’t feel self-conscious. If peers are watching, it can make the individual nervous. Hold one-on-one coaching sessions behind closed doors, and prohibit drop-in visitors. This gives the employee a chance to practice and make mistakes in a supportive environment.
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