Coach employees using the Purpose-Ask-Reach agreement approach. First, provide a purpose, such as “We need to find ways you can sharpen your time-management skills.” Then ask questions, such as “What have you tried so far?” and “What steps could you take to improve?” End by reaching agreement on an action plan with the employee’s input.
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