Some of the questions at the webcast that I did last week for HR.Com & Halogen Software taught me this:
There are managers and HR professionals who still have to fight the good fight to convince their companies that coaching is an investment with a significant return. I was talking about how to help managers themselves get more involved. You can go here and sign in as a guest to hear the webcast and see the accompanying slides.
We're just about finished with a related eBook that will be available in the next 48 hours and will have access info here and on Twitter. In the meantime, if you find yourself across the table from someone who is a bit negative and perhaps unfamiliar with the real payoffs of effective internal coaching, here's a graphic that I hope will start you off on solid ground.