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The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow by Kathleen Stinnett, John Zenger

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AppendixPowerful Coaching Questions

The best coaches we know tend to have a small stable of powerful questions that they know expand the coaching conversation and deliver great value to their coachees. We have listed here some of our favorite questions, categorized by the potential step in the FUEL coaching conversation where you might best utilize them.

FRAME THE CONVERSATION

Identify the Behavior or Issue to Discuss

• What is the most important thing for us to focus on?

• Of all the things that we could talk about, what will give you the most value?

• Tell me why you chose that topic to focus on today.

• What has happened lately that makes this an important topic?

• Help me understand the seriousness of this to you.

Determine the Purpose or ...

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