Coaching, “You keep using that word I do not think it means what you think it means”

Presented By:

Tyson Heaton

Session Description

This session will kick-off by with a conversation about why organizations exist and you will have the chance to reflect on the characteristics of your people, the nature of the work, and your organizational purpose. Leadership clarity ability to articulate these points provide the framework for moving beyond transactional interdependence to a relationship based living corporation. We will then dive into the language we use to exercise influence in the organization why it matters. Leaders should reflect on their own language and catalogue it along the continuum directive to facilitative. Leaders who lack the desire to become more facilitative servant leaders might not enjoy this session. Participants will then practice a coaching and feedback tools that have been proven effective in improving engagement. Participants should come prepared with a topic/goal/problem they’d like coaching on and be willing to participate as a coach or coachee.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this session, participants will learn; a framework for evaluating and understanding organizational health, how to evaluate you own conversations and their impact on others, and practice proven coaching and feedback routines for engagement.

Facilitator Bio:

Tyson Heaton is the Director of Manufacturing at OC Tanner, the world’s leading “Appreciateology” company, which ships more than 15,000 custom employee-recognition gifts per day from its headquarters in Salt Lake City. Additionally he leads supply chain training efforts, leadership recruiting and development, and works on lean implementation projects, his primary focus and passion is driving cultural change through leadership development.

Tyson arrived at O.C. Tanner from Greencore, a multinational convenience food manufacturer, where he served as Continuous Improvement Manager and Operations Manager. Previously, he held management positions at cheese and protein processing giants Schreiber Foods and JBS, including a stint in Philadelphia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Utah State University, and lives in Utah with his wife and three children. Tyson can often be found working on remodeling projects, but he enjoys being in the outdoors whenever possible, especially at his family’s cattle ranch.