There are many models and approaches to coaching, but we define coaching in the following way:
“A relationship, based on mutual trust, respect and equality, in which the coachee(s) decides the outcomes they want to achieve within the bounds of the coaching relationship, and the coach facilitates the coachee in achieving those outcomes.”
We base our coaching on the following six principles:
Interdependency is the safety culture associated with the fewest accidents and injuries and is therefore the safest way of working - (ref research Du Pont Bradley Curve).Trust is the key interpersonal component of Interdependency - (ref Beehive/Bangor University research).
Trust is an attitude. To increase trust and therefore interdependency it is necessary to demonstrate you are worthy of trust by displaying trustworthy behaviours - (ref Beehive/Bangor research &Trustworthiness Elements)
If you demonstrate trustworthiness through the five principles, others are invited to reciprocate and therefore trust and interdependency builds. The five Principles are:
The D2iP b.SAFE Safety Leadership Programme is designed to introduce the five principles of trustworthy behaviour and trustworthy leadership within the organisation.