How do you engage and empower team members? I’d love to hear your experiences, and possibly share your stories in The Manager’s Guide to Coaching for Change.
Coaching conversations are not chit-chat. They have purpose and focus. Here are some tips to help you be your best, and provide the best support.
Use this list to reflect on your experiences in coaching, recognize behaviors that may reduce your impact, and to make any necessary adjustments.
Some of my favorites include books related to Appreciative Inquiry, change, coaching practices and skills, Gestalt approach, helping relationships, human development, and interpersonal relationships.
Meeting with a potential coaching client can prompt excitement, anxiety, even fear. Here are suggestions to help you prepare for and conduct these meetings.
These questions support specific skills that are used in the change-coaching process which often present the most challenges for executive coaches.
In every aspect of our lives, questions are powerful. Whether as a parent, friend, colleague, manager, leader, or coach, questions serve many purposes.
One challenge coaches face is shifting their own mindsets and behaviors. Try these 9 questions before responding to your client’s statements and responses.
Just like a great story has a beginning, middle and end, so does a coaching engagement. Here are 5 questions I ask clients at the end of a coaching engagement.
Are you paying attention to what’s happening? Through my own work with coaching clients, and with students who are developing a coaching mindset and skillset, I’ve noticed some reflections that, when explored and reframed, can lead to powerful lessons and impactful shifts. Whether you are an experienced, professional coach or a manager-coach, paying attention to your thoughts and reactions has the ultimate potential for new insights and further development. Below is a chart