Are You Problem Solving for Your Team or Coaching & Guiding?

Annette Walter

February 17, 2023

Problem-solving for your team and coaching & guiding are two different approaches to leadership, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Problem-solving involves taking a more hands-on approach to addressing issues within the team. This may include identifying problems, analyzing data, and developing solutions to overcome obstacles. Problem-solving is useful when the team is facing a specific issue that requires immediate attention and resolution.

Coaching & guiding, on the other hand, involves a more collaborative approach to leadership. It focuses on helping team members to identify their strengths and weaknesses and develop the skills they need to succeed. Coaching & guiding is useful when the team is facing long-term challenges, such as improving performance or building team cohesion. It helps to develop a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the team.

Ultimately, the best approach to leadership will depend on the needs of the team and the situation at hand. Leaders who are skilled in both problem-solving and coaching & guiding will be better equipped to adapt to changing circumstances and lead their teams to success. By balancing the two approaches, leaders can help their teams to overcome challenges and achieve their goals, while also developing a culture of continuous improvement and learning.

About Annette Walter

Much like Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC’s “The Profit,” who lends his expertise to struggling businesses, Annette analyzes businesses, supports them with the right resources, and designs the plan they need to go from surviving to thriving.

Annette Walter has started, acquired, owned, and operated more than 15 companies in her lifetime. As a wife, mother of two boys, and owner of a national company, Timber Industries (a BBJ Top 50 Women-Owned Business, BBJ Top 25 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Business and Inc.5000 list honoree), she can serve her true purpose and passion in coaching and consulting entrepreneurs through her business coaching company, iEvolve Consulting. Annette works with business owners across the globe in various industries to support their overall well-being, teams, and operations. As an operations expert and strategist, she works with business owners to help them identify organizational gaps and opportunities in their companies. She works with businesses to help make their finances, marketing efforts, technology solutions, and sales more efficient and effective.If you would like to know more about iEvolve Consulting, visit: