We all learn differently. This is one of the reasons developing people is so difficult. "Why don't they pick it up the way I did?" The fact is, by analyzing the situation using our tools, there are four consistent repeatable approaches, that will help avoid many development missteps with people we are developing. This is an area that new and experienced supervisors alike, struggle with on occasion.
1.1. Can they do the job?
Do they have the skills?
1.2. Will they do the job?
Do they have the desire?
1.3. How do we support them in either instance?
Repeatable worksheets and practices to identify the correct strategy to achieve the desired results.