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Effective coaching in a leadership role requires someone that understands, “It’s not about you, it’s about them.” Strong leaders believe in coaching as a tool and recognize the advantages of coaching their employees. Coaching requires time, which many managers don’t believe they have. Coaching managers ask questions that bring about curiosity and allows for the learner to share thoughts that will eventually lead to a learning opportunity. Learners listen to managers they trust and with whom they have built a relationship. Four Must Do’s as a leader: Ask, Listen, Learn and Teach to a solution.