4 Facts That Nobody Told You About Coaching Employees

Myra Golden Media

We coach employees to make them better, and to correct unacceptable performance. In both cases, there are four things you, as a “coach” must do to make coaching bring out behavioral change. The Four Things Coaching Must Be.

12 Tips to Find Time for Coaching

Contact Center Pipeline

Customer experience, employee engagement and sales results are driven by effective coaching. Coaching helps develop your agents’ skills. However, coaching needs to be done on a consistent basis. Coaching agent development call center coaching contact center time management

How Northridge Performance Coaching Drives Instant Results

The Northridge Group

Coaching and Training mystery shopping performance coachingConsumers are facing an explosion of choices. In the 1990s, the average grocery store carried 7,000 items. Today’s grocery stores carry 40,000 items.

Is Your Organization Ready for a Coaching Culture?

Contact Center Pipeline

Culture call center coaching culture communication contact center leadershipWhen it comes to culture, lasting change starts at the top with the leadership team.

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

implementing new coaching and training within. New Study Reveals Reliance on Too Few. Data Sources; Organizations Likely Missing. Opportunities to Meet the Real Needs of.

Eliminate Your Fears And Doubts About Coaching Problem Employees

Myra Golden Media

One of the things I’m working on for you in 2019 is giving you tools to help you coach your employees and hold them accountable, so they’re positioned to deliver the best possible customer experience. Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts About Coaching. Most People Get Coaching Wrong.

Coaching? Don’t Make Your Agents Defend Stupidity

Contact Center Pipeline

Coaching call center coaching contact center motivation praise recognitionI knew I was in trouble! I was driving down the highway with my lovely wife, Jana, when we spotted a traffic jam up ahead.

Create a Coaching Culture

Contact Center Pipeline

Mention the word “coaching,” and most contact center professionals might think of the supervisor-to-agent feedback session that takes place as part of the QM process.

5 Keys to Effective Coaching


Coaching employees is important for continuity of an organization. Are you taking time to coach the middle-level managers to be great leaders, maybe even better than you are? Business coaching leads to empowered personnel, therefore increasing their productivity.

Make coaching in a timely manner a New Year's Resolution


agent performance agent coaching contact centers call center WFO quality assurance coach Quality monitoringMany contact centers have a goal of completing a number of quality evaluations per agent per month. What is less often talked about is the timeliness of those evaluations and how long after a call agents typically receive feedback.

Recipe for coaching agents in 30 minutes per day


The key ingredient to a top-performing team of agents is an all-star coach. They’re the coaches who know that actionable and relevant feedback have a profound impact on their team, so they make it their priority.

The Residual Benefits of Working With a Call Coach

CallSource Insights

Sure, call coaches help you improve phone skills – but the lingering effects can also make it well worth your time, too. Sure, coaches will help your employees develop their abilities to set more appointments – but it doesn’t stop there. Call Coaching Call Handling Skills

Coaching Starts At Onboarding


Coaching your agents helps them feel connected, engaged and valued at work. The post Coaching Starts At Onboarding appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software. Why wouldn’t you start this process during onboarding?

Top 20 Quotes for Coaching Inspiration


The post Top 20 Quotes for Coaching Inspiration appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software. We all need a little boost of motivation when we return to our desks after a long weekend. Sometimes we only need a cup of coffee or a quick break to read our favorite blogs to get our head back.

Do Your Best Agents Still Need Coaching?


agent coaching agent performance contact centers call center quality assurance WFONo matter what type of contact center, we all have agents with different levels of tenure, skill and motivation that inevitably leads to a bell curve of agent performance and effectiveness.

Penny Reynolds Leads Seminar on Supervisor Performance with Call Center Coach

Call Center Coach

Join her as she leads a seminar with Call Center Coach titled: How Do Your Call Center Supervisors Measure Up ? Jim Rembach is the President of Call Center Coach and Host of the Fast Leader Show podcast.

The 4 Steps to Replacing a Stale Coaching Program

Contact Center Pipeline

As I travel and speak with contact center leaders around the world, a very vocal set of customers tell me that their call recording and coaching programs have gone stale.

How to Build a CX Coaching Culture


Customer service agents should be adequately and continuously coached to learn the skills they need to provide quality customer service. Just like coaching in any other field, the coach needs to take the time to observe those being coached and to build them up where they need help.

Whisper Coaching: How Will AI Make Your Whispering More Effective?


Whisper coaching” enables managers to listen in on agents’ calls, and when it’s appropriate, they can share advice with the agents, coaching them in real time. But there’s one major limitation to whisper coaching: you need people to do the whispering. When managers use whisper coaching, they’re mentally matching situations that may arise in the call with the right responses and tactics, based on their experiences.

5 Coaching Techniques That Will Move the Needle

Customer Service Life

While I’ve certainly had my share of coaching conversations in my career while working to help contact center agents improve quality and performance, it felt incredibly presumptive to position myself as the authority on the topic when I happen to work with a bunch of coaching experts here at FCR.

Five Stats That Prove Your Agents Need Better Coaching


Famed football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” Read on to see five statistics that prove your contact center must equip your agents with innovative coaching tools today. As such, coaching is m.

Four Reasons Why Your Coaching Efforts Aren’t Working

Monet Software

The college and pro football regular seasons are wrapping up, and every year that means one thing – some coaches will be out of a job. Coaching is important, whether you run a football team or a contact center. Contact centers are evolving, and agent coaching must evolve with them.

All Coaching Is Not Created Equally

Robert Davis

Coaching is a critical part of growth in all aspects of life. For example, as an avid triathlete, I have employed various coaches over the last 10 years to improve my swimming, biking, running and overall performance. Practice with Coaching. Master coaches.

A Lesson on Coaching from John Wooden


I didn’t choose to highlight Coach Wooden because of that, though. The post A Lesson on Coaching from John Wooden appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software.

The Problem Managers Face When Coaching Their Own Employees – Pt. 2

CallSource Insights

Last week, we began talking about some issues that managers who want to coach their own employees may face. Now, let’s finish up what may be challenging for managers when trying to successfully coach their own call handlers. Call Coaching Call Handling Skills

Coach Agents More Effectively: 5 Steps to Master Asynchronous Call Review


Coaching agents at scale is no easy feat. Instead, leaders resort to fly-by coaching, whisper/barge, and the ol’ trusty headset splitter to give agents feedback. This is why asynchronous call coaching is the ideal method for driving agent performance improvement.

You Get What You Tolerate (From Employees)

Myra Golden Media

Are you coaching and holding employees accountable? If you want to see change, you have to set expectations, have coaching conversations, and be willing to deal out consequences. 3) You have to prepare in advance for coaching conversations, so you’re focused and confident.

Key Steps to Successful Agent Coaching


Many agents and supervisors cringe when it is time for coaching. From an agent perspective, the coaching experience has historically been associated with a supervisor controlling a conversation; speaking to what the agent has done wrong on a call. Secluded (or Private) Coaching Area.

10 Contact Center Coaching Methods that Work


Your agents quit their jobs when they don’t get the coaching they need. The post 10 Contact Center Coaching Methods that Work appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software.

The Problem Managers Face When Coaching Their Own Employees – Pt. 1

CallSource Insights

If your team is not yet giving you the results you expect, or if you want your team members to improve proficiency and performance, you should consider coaching your staff. Budget for employee training and coaching is a consideration. Overcoming Challenges for Effective Coaching.

Coaching for Success: A Quick How To

Call Center Weekly

By Celia Pagliughi Let us first define who coaches are and what coaching is. W ho is a coach? It is very simple; we are all coaches. When we walk into our call centers we are all coaches. W hat do coaches do? When it comes to coaching, that is invaluable.

How to Improve Your CX Function Through Coaching


With the World Cup in full swing, now is probably the perfect time to talk about one of the essential elements of any team – the Coach. Coaches are focused on improving performance during the moment, and the skills required for an excellent coach are very distinct. How to Coach.

Why coaching beats training in support teams


That’s where coaching comes in. This is why coaching needs to be included in a support rep’s development. Coaching builds and refines much needed skills. Coaching hits the switch on active mode learning. Investing in support team coaching starts to pay off immediately.

3 Reasons a Call Coach May Be the Answer to Increase Patient Acquisition for Busy Dentists

CallSource Insights

We’ve already rounded up a few reasons how call tracking can help a dental practice , so now let’s focus on how a call coach can help with front office staff performance, and ultimately help a practice gain more patients. Use a third party call coach, of course!

CallSource Case Study: Magic Valley Electric Applies Call Coaching & Increases Employee Performance

CallSource Insights

Implementing CallSource call coaching improved new employees’ onboarding experience, creates a culture of transparency, accountability, and acts as a motivational tool to improve career skills. Jamison Wood, Business Development Manager at Magic Valley Electric, knew that she needed additional call handlers to help convert callers to appointments, and believed all of her Customer Communication Specialist (CCS) employees would benefit from call coaching. Highlight.

4 Tips to Improve Agent Coaching

Connect First

Call center supervisors juggle a multitude of responsibilities including expert service provider, coach, trainer, mentor, motivator and often times manager.

Purposeful Leadership Lessons From Coach Brad Stevens

Customer Experience Matters

I’m focusing on the leadership style of Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics. I’ve been a fan of Stevens since he was a coach at Butler University. To get to know him better, I read a number of his interviews, including: Talking Teamwork With Celtics Coach Brad Stevens and Angela Duckworth Brad Stevens Explained the Read More. The post Purposeful Leadership Lessons From Coach Brad Stevens appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®.

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Addressing Unacceptable Performance

Myra Golden Media

Coach like a coach. Coach like a coach. On Friday, February 1st I’m facilitating a 45-minute webinar on How to Solve Your Biggest Problems with Coaching Employees.

Want to exceed expectations in your contact center? Have your supervisors put their primary focus on coaching and development

Robert Davis

Contact Center Challenges & Priorities for 2018 by Lori Bocklund – The #1 priority is coaching and development. Contact Center Executive Priorities for 2018 by Jim Rembach – The #1 priority is coaching. But how can supervisors coach and develop if everything is a priority.

Put Me in Coach: Why Agent Training is Crucial in Your Contact Center


Love him or hate him, few football fans will contest the savvy of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belicheck. Of course, it isn’t enough to simply incorporate agent coaching and assume your employees will improve on their own.