Coaching for Supervisors

Our Coaching Capabilities Builder (CCB) framework delivers transformation to your organization through hands-on change management support and direct training for your supervisors. Specifically, your supervisors will learn the skills and framework needed to deliver consistent, effective coaching to your frontline reps.

The program leverages adult-learning best practices and includes live classroom sessions, reinforcement, and online as well as offline learning.

50%
of frontline staff members

report that their supervisors provide coaching in a critical or neutral tone.

Participants receive a before and after view of their coaching effectiveness—through the lens of their direct reports
Our Coaching Leadership Engagement prepares your managers to support new coaching behaviors
Following a 2-day live workshop for supervisors, they’ll practice their new skills through an online learning journey designed to form new habits
Our trainer certification program ensures this isn’t flavor-of-the-month and reinforcement toolkits keep learning fun
Whitepaper

The Coaching Imperative

Coaching is the top driver of rep performance. Find out why coaching is so powerful, what bad coaching looks like, and how to implement good coaching on your teams.

Ready to Transform?

Contact us today and find out how to coach your supervisors to success

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Resources

Challenger Transformation Diagnostic

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  • Feb 16, 2021
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  • Feb 11, 2021
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  • Jan 22, 2021
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  • Dec 08, 2020
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  • Nov 09, 2020
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Last year, I had a bad customer service experience. It was a months-long struggle to...

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“What we hadn’t expected was the level of enthusiasm that would begin to permeate the call center well beyond the pilot group…the program has increased our center’s feedback culture, and has impacted our collaboration climate for the better. There is greater knowledge-sharing across the frontline and a greater sense of purpose in the work of serving the customer.”

Location Manager, Nuon

“As a premium provider in our space, our service experience is a true opportunity to differentiate. We saw a 20% reduction in escalations, which means we are solving customer problems the first time around. In fact, our customer VOC reflects that our reps are proactively solving problems before they are a challenge for our customers.”

Randy Kobat, SVP Retail Solutions vAuto

“This investment in coaching, and the overall development of our people, has changed the culture of our call center. You can see it in the data and out on the floor every day in how we help customers.”

Jim LeMere Director, Northwestern Mutual

“When questioned about the increase in our scores, I shared that it’s all about having great people who now have great strategies.  With the Effortless Experience™ skills, we can insulate the customer from all of the back office noise.  You can trust your people to stand in that gap.”

Marian Favors Director, Customer Support, Karl STORZ