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The Leader as Coach: Learn & Practice Essential Coaching…

Type: Webinar with NA CPE

08 August 2024 2:00 pm ET
08 August 2024 4:00 pm ET

2:00 – 4:00 pm ET

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2 hrs CPE/CPD in Personal Development

Program Level: Intermediate  

The Leader as Coach: Learn & Practice Essential Coaching Skills         

Coaching has become a crucial tool for professional development. Early career workers increasingly seek it from their leaders and view it as a workplace benefit. Yet, many leaders misunderstand even the basics of coaching and lack essential coaching skills. Discover the essence of coaching, why it is uniquely effective for developing your team, and how to develop valuable coaching skills. View a coaching demonstration and practice coaching with a peer partner. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the value of coaching as a staff retention and development practice
  • Develop five essential coaching skills
  • Employ a simple framework for coaching
  • View a coaching demonstration and practice with a partner


  • Experience leading or managing staff, or responsibility for Human Resources

Speaker Bio

Jon Lokhorst, CSP, CPA, PCC
Leadership Coach, Corporate Leader, Keynote Speaker, Author
Your Best Leadership LLC

Jon Lokhorst. CSP, CPA, PCC, is a leadership coach, corporate trainer, keynote speaker. and the author of Mission-Critical Leadership: How Smart Managers Lead Well in All Directions. He works with organizations to develop leaders everyone wants to follow, build teams no one wants to leave, and deliver exceptional results. Before launching Your Best Leadership LLC, Jon enjoyed a 30-plus year career as a CPA, CFO, and organizational leader. He has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and is recognized by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach. Jon is member of the National Speakers Association and served recently as President of the Minnesota chapter. He has earned the Certified Speaking Professional Designation (CSP). a distinction held by less than 20 percent of NSA members. On a personal note, Jon loves grandparenting and being “Papa” to his four adorable littles, as he calls them.