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Strategy

Strategy is an approach and often includes a plan of action for moving toward a goal. About Strategy: Through exploration and questioning learned during coach training, the client prioritizes goals to focus on creating a strategy. The coach asks questions … Read more

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Moving Forward with Exploration

When a coach understands the client, develops rapport, and communicates effectively, coaching sessions are an ideal opportunity for a client to fully explore their goals and possibilities.  The coach uses their communication skills, primarily listening and effective questioning, to support … Read more

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Rapport for Moving Forward

The greatest indicator of future success in a coaching relationship is the rapport between a coach and client.  Rapport is when the client trusts you and is comfortable openly exploring, including challenging topics or feelings, and you as the coach … Read more

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Understanding to Move Forward

A primary focus of a professional coach is to understand the client as a person by understanding their preferences, interests, wants, and goal prioritization.  Professional coach training provides tools for recognizing client style, communication style, and focus. The International Coach … Read more

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Agreement Before Moving Forward

Before beginning coaching, through the written coaching agreement, the coach and client agree to the nature of the relationship, boundaries, time commitment, fees, and confidentiality, among other salient points. Sometimes there is a free introductory session where the coach asks … Read more

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Moving Forward Ethically

Core to the foundation for the CCC Stairway to Success Coaching Model is adopting and promoting the Code of Ethics.  The CCC trains coaches to promote the Code of Ethics on their website and include key concepts in a written … Read more

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Moving Forward with Coaching Competency

Coaching competency is about the skill of the coach as a process expertise.  In coaching, the coach empowers the client.  Coaching is based on the premise that the client is their own best expert. The client is ultimately best served … Read more

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Coaching Compared with Other Roles

As of this writing, coaching remains widely misunderstood.  Some think of sports coaching where the coach is telling the athletes what to do and driving them forward.  Additionally, the terms mentor and consultant are often mistakenly used interchangeably with the … Read more

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An Authenticity Guide for the New Coach

By Necie Black  Hey coach! Have you ever found yourself thinking that you knew exactly what a client needed to do to solve their issue?  Or, if they’d just do this (or that) in their life, business or relationship would flow … Read more

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Trauma Coaching: A New Perspective

by Melissa Tyler Todd  In the last few decades, the scope of how individuals deal with challenges in their lives has been changing.  Traditionally, individuals sought a mental health counselor to work through trauma that was causing distress.  Often, this … Read more

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