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:

Image The support you provide during the early stages of coaching will shift toward expectations for behavioral change as coaching progresses.

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