Complete the Coaching Cycle


Definition of completion What gets in the way of completion The four parts of a good ending How the coach completes the cycle


I sense a longing in our society: People like to accomplish things; they like to take a project from start to finish successfully. There’s a desire to stand at the end of a process and to feel complete. For many people, however, the real opportunity to finish something ended with college—with its essay deadlines, test dates, and semester endings.

It isn’t that we aren’t finishing things anymore, but we’re often just too busy to realize that we’ve actually achieved a desired result or reached the end of an activity or process. Often we’re swept up in year-round goings-on ...

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