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 do you build a coaching culture?

Free Whitepaper

Building a coaching culture can increase employee engagement and leadership effectiveness. But where should you start? How do you evaluate the maturity of your leader-as-coach program?

Find out in this whitepaper.

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. 

Not sure which option is right for you?

Please contact us for a complimentary consultation with one of our leadership consultants.

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

Gallup, 2017

33% of U.S companies

have eliminated annual performance reviews in favor of continuous feedback conversations

HBR, 2016

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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