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Questions for Coaching the Being and the Doing From the Carolina Coaching Mario Blog

Examples of Questions Carolina Asks: Questions for Coaching the Being and the Doing From the Carolina Coaching Mario Blog

  • Describe yourself.
  • What are your priorities?
  • How does your use of time compare with your priorities?
  • Describe your ideal use of time for your priorities.
  • What do you gain from your work?
  • What are your possible career paths?
  • Describe what you value most about each.
  • What are the pros and cons of each?
  • In turn, imagine pursuing each. Describe moving forward.
  • Which career path do you want?
  • What are the reasons for your choice?
  • What have you done thus far to move you forward?
  • What else will you do?
  • How does taking those action steps feel to you?
  • Describe the outcome you want.
  • Describe your process for earning a promotion.
  • What are you noticing about your process?
  • What are you noticing about yourself?
  • What motivates you?
  • What successes demonstrate your capacity?
  • What skills do you have for the path you choose?
  • What skills do you want to develop?
  • What resources will you use?
  • What does it mean to you to get promoted?
  • How will you excel?
  • What strategies will you implement?
  • What kind of leader do you want to be?
  • What kind of leader are you now?
  • How will you bridge the gap?
  • How will you create teamwork?
  • How will you have a positive impact?
  • What is self-care to you?
  • How do you want to incorporate fitness in your new schedule?
  • What does balance self-care, relationships, and career mean?
  • How will you balance time for work and your relationship?
  • What are you learning through this process?
  • What does your long-term success mean to you?


  • The coaching is tailored to the client.
  • Mario chooses his career path.
  • Mario figures out how to balance increasing work time with his relationship and his self-care.
  • The coaching serves both the Being and the Doing.
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