CHAPTER 9

THE SIX PARADIGMS OF SITUATIONAL COACHING

A genius coach knows how to shift seamlessly from

one conversational paradigm to another, to best meet

the needs of the situation for optimum results.

—Jack Canfield and Peter Chee

The Coaching Principles (TCP) are symbolized by the heart of a coach: it’s steadfast and forms a solid foundation of life-impacting values, beliefs, and philosophies. Together these permeate successful coaching relationships.

The Situational Coaching Model (SCM) is a conversational model that uses effective paradigms in any given coaching conversation. It consists of six crucial paradigms that a coach can use in a flexible manner to navigate through a coaching conversation, shifting smoothly from one paradigm to ...

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