In This Chapter
Creating great coaching conversations
Knowing your client’s business
Managing client sessions
Working with frameworks
Supporting clients in particular circumstances
Skills and knowledge are often underestimated in the world of coaching.
Whether it’s face-to-face webinars, online courses, reading, practice groups, supervision, coach mentoring or personal coaching, do whatever it takes to develop your practice for you and for your clients. ‘Whatever it takes’ doesn’t mean you have to follow the latest fad sold to you by someone who swears that her practice has improved twentyfold since she went into the forest with a sensory awareness group and danced around a fire pit calling in the spirit of the goddess of coaching. No matter how much people try to convince you, these kinds of activities aren’t a requirement in the world of business coaching and mentoring.
In this chapter, we set out some of the ...