The Progress Coaching Blog

Coaching Increases Motivation, Motivation Increases Progress

Fri,Jul 03,2015 @ 09:55 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Coaching your employees to be motivated can be difficult. Motivation comes from within, so its not a surprise when a manager saying, "everyone needs to be more motivated" doesn't help increase motivation at all. Motivation is tricky, not everyone is motivated by the same thing or in the same way, but when everyone is motivated, the results include progress, engagement, and success. 

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Coaching = Progress

Wed,Jul 01,2015 @ 11:50 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Coaching is not managing. Managing is telling your employees what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. Coaching, on the other hand, is a way for managers to guide employees toward figuring out these answers for themselves. By doing this, employees feel more engaged, motivated and prepared to handle future projects and problems they may have. Employees progress with coaching. 

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Using Goals and Coaching to Increase Employee Motivation

Mon,Jun 22,2015 @ 12:47 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Progress, productivity, sales, income. Every manager would like to see an increase in each of these categories. That increase is directly related to an increase in motivation. When employees are motivated they get more done, and overall they do a better job. Employee motivation is the key to success in the work place. 

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Coaching Leads to Progress

Thu,Jun 11,2015 @ 11:39 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

The purpose of coaching is progress. We coach to help employees progress toward their goals and eventually achieve them. Coaching is the means to a successful end. Progress can be seen in many aspects of an employee and their work. Motivation, attitude, engagement, effort, relationships, etc. all show how an employee is progressing, and each of those aspects is developed by coaching. Progress..

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Building Relationships with Coaching

Wed,Jun 10,2015 @ 12:43 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz

Coaching an employee requires the coach and coachee to have a good relationship. Developing a relationship with an employee is an extensive process, but without it, the employee, the company, and the coach can all suffer.  In order to coach your employee you need to know your employee. Coaching is all about helping your employee to realize what they could improve upon or fix, and then..

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Do Your Employees Feel Connected?

Mon,Jun 08,2015 @ 10:50 AM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz


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Keep Employees Motivated by Setting Goals

Thu,Dec 04,2014 @ 02:50 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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Coaching Inspires and Motivates Employees

Thu,Oct 30,2014 @ 03:54 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

A lot of managers feel the need to motivate their employees. It’s true, it is something that managers need to do but it isn’t the manager's sole responsibility to motivate someone. Motivation comes from within. Managers can motivate through coaching. Coaching is a two-step process. The first step is getting someone to look in the mirror and want to be motivated and step two is to take the..

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Setting Goals With Employees Will Provide Coaching Opportunities

Mon,Aug 18,2014 @ 04:36 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

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How to Have a Productive Coaching Conversation

Tue,Jul 22,2014 @ 12:03 PM | Posted by: Jordan Schmitz


Coaching happens through conversations and face to face interactions. As a coach, it is important to know how to have a good coaching conversation with your employees.  That way,   when a coachable moment arrives, you are ready to make the most of it. 

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