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Coaching Questions for a Coaching Culture

Powerful questioning is both art and science, and involves open, probing, and clarifying questions. Because a single word potentially changes the meaning and the direction of the conversation, learning powerful questioning takes time.  Powerful questioning is a coaching competency taught during … Read more

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Balance

What is balance?  Some think of balance as evenly weighed scales.  With this thought comes the thought that work / life balance is impossible because work requires more hours than the rest of life (sleeping hours excepted).  Others think of … Read more

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Building Upon Strength

Building Upon Strength In coaching, it is up to the client how their agenda is approached. Sometimes their focus is on the lowest point, or where the fragility seems to show. In building a coaching relationship, sometimes a client is … Read more

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Clients Taking Action

Clients Taking Action The idea behind a coaching relationship is movement, awareness, transformation, and action, all of which belong to client. Coaching is the infrastructure which supports all of these experiences. Some clients hire a coach to work with vision, … Read more

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Establishing a Coaching Relationship

Establishing a Coaching Relationship Building a strong partnership begins with a clear agreement between coach and client, and sometimes a sponsor. Establishing guidelines and ethics is paramount at this time. What the expectations are, the amount of time allotted, how … Read more

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The Value of the Discovery Process

The Value of the Discovery Process As a coach who uses the International Coaching Federation’s guidelines, it important to follow the competency of not giving advice because it is unethical, and research shows that it doesn’t serve the client’s success. … Read more

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Coaching Executives During Change

Coaching Executives During Change There comes a time in businesses when the vision changes, goals shift, and the compass moves direction. Showing up for a client in these situations calls for balance and attention skills. As a coach listens for … Read more

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Decision Making for Executives

Decision Making for Executives Coaching is a framework which serves goal seeking, ambiguity processes, and decision making when it comes to business executives. With numbers, professional relationships, team building, and profits in mind, corporate executives hold a lot in their … Read more

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How to Handle a Client’s Unmet Goal

How to Handle a Client’s Unmet Goal Even the most motivated client who is accustomed to meeting his/her targets occasionally misses once in a while for various reasons. People respond in various ways to accountability. It is important to understand … Read more

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