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Coaching for Commitment: Achieving Superior Performance from Individuals and Teams, Third Edition by Dennis Kinlaw, Amy Zehnder, Cindy Coe

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5.4. Interdependent Stages

As mentioned previously, although the stages of the InDiCom coaching model appear linear in nature, they are not. The stages mark the transition from one set of goals to the next. As you use the process, you will sometimes find yourself moving from one stage to the next, only to realize that the real issue surfaces later in the conversation, thus requiring you, as the coach, to move back to a previous stage. Often, the real issue or underlying cause surfaces just as you think a coaching session is ending, thus requiring you to recycle back through the whole process. This is normal.

The InDiCom coaching model is actually a cyclical and iterative process (see Figure 5.3). This means that you may jump back and forth between ...

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