What are the characteristics of effective counseling
1.Purpose: Clearly define the purpose of the counseling.
2.Flexibility: Fit the counseling style to the character of each subordinate and to the relationship desired.
3.Respect: View subordinates as unique, complex individuals, each with a distinct set of values, beliefs, and attitudes.
4.Communication: Establish open, two-way communication with subordinates using spoken language, nonverbal actions, gestures, and body language. Effective counselors listen more than they speak.
5.Support: Encourage subordinates through actions while guiding them through their problems.