The Coaching Mindset Index®
An assessment to help leaders understand their natural coaching style and build new coaching skills
Do your leaders know how to flex their coaching style?
The Coaching Mindset Index® (CMI) is a targeted assessment that helps leaders understand their natural coaching style and learn how to flex that style when necessary.
By providing practical and intuitive insights for development, leaders can use the CMI to translate self-awareness about their coaching style into more effective leadership. The CMI is the ideal assessment for organizations seeking lasting and transformative leader-as-coach benefits.
Leadership is a Journey
Building a strong coaching mindset is a powerful tool. Business benefits include:
Increased engagement and retention
Spurs innovative thinking
Greater team member buy-in
Increased leader focus on strategy
Saves leaders time and energy
What is your natural coaching style?
Are you more bold and direct? Or more caring and compassionate? Find out now with our Coaching Mindset Index mini-quiz. Answer just six introductory questions to find out what your coaching style might be.
How can you use the CMI at your organization?
Get Debriefs from a World-Class AIIR Coach
If you or someone you know is interested in taking the CMI, one of our certified coaches can administer and debrief the assessment.
Get Certified to Administer and Debrief the CMI
AIIR offers the opportunity for you to become certified in the CMI so that you can order and debrief assessments on demand.
Host Leader-as-Coach CMI Workshops for Groups
Looking to increase the coaching skills of multiple leaders? Book a CMI Navigate workshop that can be hosted virtually or onsite.
The Case for Coaching Skills
Still deciding whether you and your organization should invest in leader-as-coach training?
We’ll give you three great reasons your leaders should start developing
a coaching mindset right now.
79% of employees
do not feel that they are managed in a way that motivates them
33% of U.S companies
have eliminated annual performance reviews in favor of continuous feedback conversations
46% of organizations
with strong coaching cultures financially out-perform competitors
HCI & ICF, 2017
Coaching Mindset Articles
HBR: Coaching is an Essential Leadership Skill
"Rapid, constant, and disruptive change is now the norm, and what succeeded in the past is no longer a guide to what will succeed in the future.
Increasingly, coaching is becoming integral to the fabric of a learning culture—a skill that good managers at all levels need to develop and deploy."
Harvard Business Review, November 2019
The Hidden Benefits of a Coaching Culture
How can a coaching culture help build trust, increase engagement, and empower workers?
Companies with a strong coaching culture report revenue above their industry peer group. But the benefits of a coaching culture go even deeper...
Get Started with the Coaching Mindset Index
Whether you are interested in individual debriefs, assessment certification, or group workshops, one of our leadership consultants can help you build a coaching mindset at your organization.
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