Coaching Conversations

In this chapter you’ll read about three levels of coaching interventions, from a single conversation to complex, multisession programs. The proposed structures have been tested over time and are meant to be used as a way to keep practicing and improving as a coach. How can you use them in your coaching efforts?

“He has to see on his own behalf and in his own way the relations between means and methods employed and results achieved. Nobody else can see for him, and he can’t see just by being ‘told,’ although the right kind of telling may guide his seeing and thus help him to see what he needs to see.”

—John Dewey

As was said earlier, probably the only activity you will do as a coach is speak to your client. Sometimes ...

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