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How to Avoid Coaching from the Sidelines

Most of us are familiar with sideline coaches at youth sports games, but they can also be found in the workplace. These individuals may have the best intentions, but they can sometimes be overly critical, interrupt and talk over others, and often aren’t fully aware of how their behavior affects their team members.

However, there are strategies that can help leaders avoid becoming sideline coaches, and serve as an asset to their team. Read more about the tactics you can employ at your organization to foster innovation and teamwork in an article by Parker, Smith & Feek Principal Cliff Rudolph in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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