Chapter seven

The roles of the coach


In extending one’s vision, the role of the coach evolves. This chapter examines a spectrum of the contrasting roles we adopt when we coach in moving from the analytical to the appreciative and creative eyes, including clarifier, conductor and co-creator. The evolution of this role is limited only by the imagination of the masterful coach.


The role of the coach is not fixed, but changes quite dramatically, depending on the viewpoint we take.

As the coach learns how to expand their vision, their role evolves

If we confine our vision or believe our role is fixed, then we can devalue the scope and possibility of coaching. When we discover the masterful coach we also find the exceptional vision of the ...

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