SUGGESTIONS AND SIMPLIFICATION
Get Consent Before Giving Suggestions
Believe that better answers are going to come from
the people you coach so give suggestions only when it
is absolutely necessary and after getting their consent.
—Jack Canfield and Peter Chee
To illustrate how a coach brings out the solutions from within the client, gives suggestions only when it’s necessary to help the client, and minimizes making suggestions, let’s take a look at the third part of the coaching conversation with Henry.
CASE STUDY: HENRY’S STORY, PART III
|Henry:||As my coach, what’s your advice on how I can solve this problem immediately? ...|