Best Practice: Use Peer Coaching to Improve Presentations

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Type:  Best Practice

Publisher:  Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

Published As:  Public


Topics:  Training and Qualification

An employee at Brookhaven National Lab was preparing to give a talk titled, "Perceived Risk and Efficacy Beliefs as Motivators of Change," to discuss communication theory and its application in prompting the use of Personal Protective Equipment . Before giving the talk, the employee called on a longtime trusted colleague who provides peer coaching on all of his presentations. According to the employee, he finds these coaching sessions to be invaluable when preparing a presentation.

Lesson Learned: "No matter how well trained people are, few can sustain their best performance on their own. That's where coaching comes in. Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention strategy designed for human performance." - Dr. Atul Gawande

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