CHAPTER14Using the Partnership to Motivate Change
AS YOUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH CLIENTS STRENGTHEN DURING COACHING ENGAGEMENTS, THEY STILL REMAIN IN FLUX. DIFFERENT CHALLENGES EMERGE REQUIRING ADJUSTMENTS IN YOUR APPROACH. JUST AS A GROWING tree can support more weight as it ages, the coach-client partnership needs to be able to handle more intensity and pressure as the engagement progresses.
Keep in mind that:
The support you provide during the early stages of coaching will shift toward expectations for behavioral change as coaching progresses.