RELATIONSHIP AND TRUST
Maintain Authentic Rapport and Humor
All things being equal, people will work with people
they like. All things not being equal, they still will.
—John C. Maxwell
The first seven coaching principles you have read so far capture the coaching spirit that lives within great coaches. The next three principles will focus on the foundation upon which coaching conversations are built: relationship and trust.
Can you imagine a coaching session where there is no rapport, connection, or openness? One that is instead filled with antagonism, doubt, or mistrust? That would not seem like a coaching session at all. ...