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Posted 224 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I love surprises. Some people prefer predictability and consistency, but I thrive on not knowing what's going to happen next. In coaching, the best surprise comes when you ask questions with genuine interest and no hidden agenda, to see what will happen. Both you and the client can be surprised by what comes out as the answer, and it can take the coaching session - and the client's life - in a totally new direction.
Posted 1813 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coach Spotlight, Life Coaching Articles, Questions & Answers
Posted 1834 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles, Questions & Answers, Tips
As a professional coach, have you ever heard people say: “I would love to be a coach but I don’t think I would have the right questions to ask a client”. It seems that it’s a shame that such a limiting belief can potentially hold great coaches back so… Armed with this knowledge and determined to help those who have a desire to help others, here are a set of top 10 coaching questions:
Posted 1820 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It
Most coaches have an absolute passion for the work they do. Many will say that coaching isn’t hard work because they find it such a pleasure. Their core motivation is rarely a desire for riches – most are driven more by the wish to make a tangible difference to people’s lives.
Posted 1954 Days Ago in: Personal Performance Coaching, Personal Success, Tips
One of the core skills most coaches deal with is goal setting. It seems relatively straight forward, yet most of us and our clients find it hard to achieve the goals we’ve set, so let’s take a good look at why that is and what we can do about it. The most common model for goal-setting is represented by the acronym SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time based. The other element that is usually stressed is that the goal should be positive; for instance, instead of saying “I will lose 20 pounds,” one might say, “I will have a stable, healthy weight of 12 stone.