24 Jan Coaching Mastery Tip 3
If you are ready to move beyond your current comfort zones and reach for a new level of mastery in your coaching, consider these qualitative tips for guidance. This is the 3rd in a 13 part mini blog series that will share Thirteen Qualitative Coaching Mastery Tips. I hope you enjoy them! – Fran Fisher MCC
The feeling is a relaxed flow of connection in the partnership. Coach is client-focused, honoring their pace and tone. Your attention is fully connected, dancing with the client. Whether it’s a waltz or a salsa or a tango, coach and client are harmonizing in flow.
Avoid providing unnecessary distractions, such as:
- Opinions, analysis
- Unsolicited suggestions
- Approval judgments (“I think that is a good idea,” versus “How do you feel about that idea?”)
- Habitual non-verbal interruptions to the client’s speaking (yeah, yup, uh huh, OK)
Inquiry: What drives my need to speak?
All of the tips can each be found at these links:
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