Episode 4 - David O'Grady - Leadership & Talent Development, North Europe Region, 3M
Updated: Jul 17
In this week's episode, Paul is joined by David O'Grady. David supports Learning & Development across 3M North Europe Region. 3M recently acquired KCI where David was responsible for starting and expanding their internal coaching programme.
In this episode, we discuss areas including:
How to 'sell' coaching internally to senior stakeholders
Measuring the success of coaching internally
Managing conflict between your role as coach and your day job
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What we covered:
1:20: David's background
2:35: How and why David implemented the coaching programme within KCI
5:40: How do you 'sell' coaching to senior leadership?
7:10: Measuring the impact of managerial coaching
9:00: The impact of small steps
9:35: Gathering feedback from a pilot coaching programme and building on that
12:25: Looking at the intangible impact of coaching
13:40: How important is word of mouth in expanding an internal coaching programme and what else is importnat?
15:45: Having flexability in how you offer coaching internally
16:55: Flexability and trust leading to a wider audience
17:45: Managing conflict between your role as coach and your 'day job'
20:15: Managing boundries in an internal coaching session
21:15: Does being part of a global company help when coaching internally?
22:55: Coaching virtually
24:55: The impact of coaching outside of coaching sessions
26:00: What one (or three!) piece of advice would you give someone looking to set up or refine an internal coaching programme?
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