Why All Leaders Must Also Be Great Coaches


While talent professionals have a variety of tools to assess their organization’s high-potential talent — from assessments to nine-box grids to 360s — ultimately it’s up to leaders to coach employees to develop. All great leaders are also great mentors and coaches. This starts at the top with the CEO, who must place an emphasis on talent development that resonates throughout the entire organization. Listen as Gamestop’s Lisa Keglovitz explains how the company uses its coaching culture to ensure that its high-potential talent is fully ready once they’re promoted.

In this session, participants will learn:

  • Why it’s critical for leaders to identify their bench strength.
  • How to know which employees are best suited for which roles within the company.
  • When to promote employees and how to ensure they’re ready.