Coach’s Creed

Stop Fixing, Start Coaching

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Stop Fixing, Start Coaching

Excerpted from chapter 11 with the permission of the author & publisher of Work Happy – What Great Bosses Know by Jill Geisler

I’ve discovered among the many managers I’ve encountered:

There are too few coaches and too many fixers.

Fixers aren’t bad bosses mind you.  They are responsible managers who care about quality, but they do far more telling than teaching.  If there were a Fixer’s Creed, it would be this:

Bring me your problems and I will give you solutions...