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Being a Leader, Not A Counciller

Overview

When times are tough, we all need someone to talk to. Whether that’s a family member, friend, or partner. As a leader, you want to be supportive, too. But what happens when supportive coaching tips over into counselling? Good leaders know how to maintain balance. Your team should be able to come to you with worries and problems. But you should also feel confident setting professional boundaries. It’s a tricky balance to get right, but it is possible. This course will teach you how.

Outline Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise the difference between coaching and counselling to create a clear boundary in your leadership role
  • Identify key steps you can take to avoid becoming a counsellor to your team

Why should I take this course?

Leaders and managers sometimes have to give extra support to their team. But that doesn’t mean they should become counsellors. In this course you’ll learn the difference between coaching and counselling. You’ll also learn steps to avoid promoting a counselling relationship with your team.