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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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2.2. Shift Happens!

Before looking at the coach role, it is important to first look at a shift that will occur in accordance with Figure 2.1.

2.2.1. Let Go of What and How

To help you succeed in the coach role, enter a coach state of mind by making a mental shift to coach. When you let go of both the what and the how, you enter the world of coaching. It is at this precise point where you change your thinking from being the one to provide answers and solutions to being the one who draws all of the answers and solutions from the PBC. In essence, you become egoless (without ego or bias), deriving your satisfaction from making others the experts and helping them achieve success through coaching, rather than being successful by fixing, doing, or ...

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