Episode 60: The Balance Between Coaching and Managing

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: January 11, 2022


Ask 100 people if they have good common sense, and more than 95% will tell you they do. Ask them if they are good coaches, and almost as many will say yes. Executives we talk to assume that if they’re good managers, then being a good coach is like your shadow on a sunny day. It just naturally follows. But what if it doesn’t? In this episode, we are discussing how to find the balance between coaching and managing.

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Additional Resources

Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing– Harvard Business Review Article by Jack Zenger & Joe Folkman