Managers have a major role to play in the development of a coaching culture. They can sponsor individuals; they can free up channels of communication; they can foster an environment of trust and integrity.
Set yourself stretching personal targets and goals.
Give open and honest feedback.
Set clear goals and targets with your team.
Lead by example.
Create open lines of communication.
Sponsor individual development.
Be prepared to listen.
Encourage people to take responsibilities and give them freedom to operate.
Seek to build relationships.
Create a coaching environment.
Take responsibility for developing new talent.
Encourage innovation and creativity.
Recognize the contribution of people who are different.
Foster an environment in which individuals are valued and nurtured.