Chapter 13Technical Tips and Habits of Mind

Read this when:

  • You are a brand-new coach and want to address issues of scheduling and time management
  • You suspect that your coaching conversations don't flow or don't get where you want them to get or feel awkward

Tricks of the Trade

The coaching tips and habits of mind in this chapter are shared as they arise sequentially in coaching. I'll begin with the logistics of setting up a coaching schedule, planning a coaching conversation, and preparing for a coaching meeting. Then I'll describe the arc of a coaching conversation, how to manage some of the technical elements during a conversation, and which habits of mind a coach may need to hold during a conversation. Finally, I'll suggest some routines ...

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