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Effective Modern Coaching by Myles Downey

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– Chapter 15 –

Enabling genius

Coaching can be appropriate for topics ranging from the smallest things in life to the biggest, from the prosaic to the profound; from planning a simple task to gaining a better understanding of your life’s purpose (if you think you have one). As you becomes more of an expert as a coach, you are better equipped to deal with the bigger issues, and can step away from what has been called the non-directive approach to a place where guidance, provocation, and challenge may be required—and can very effective.

I increasingly choose to work with people who are confronted with big problems or opportunities where they are called on to give something extraordinary—and I call that process ‘meeting the challenge’. What I began ...

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