Coaching Mastery Tip 10

Coaching Mastery Tip #10

Curiosity-FranFisherCoachIf you are ready to move beyond your current comfort zones and reach for a new level of mastery in your coaching, consider these qualitative tips for guidance. This is the 10th in a 13 part mini blog series that will share Thirteen Coaching Mastery Qualitative Tips. I hope you enjoy them! – Fran Fisher MCC

#10 of 13

CURIOSITY about the larger impact or deeper meaning of the presenting goal

  • Coach is authentically curious about who the client is:
    • no need to drive his/her own agenda
    • no need to be the expert of the client or their agenda/issue
    • no need to perform skills, knowledge, or experience (ego)
  • Coach is willing to be vulnerable (soulful)
  • TIP: when you catch yourself starting to TELL, TEACH, OR OFFER AN ANALYSIS, pause and say the word “WHAT” instead. Then trust that a curious question for the client will follow that word. That way you will keep the focus and attention on the client instead of shifting it back to you. For example: Instead of “I think you should _____.” Ask, “WHAT do you want to do about that?”

Inquiry: How fully am I willing NOT to KNOW?

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All of the tips can each be found at these links:

  1. TIP #1
  2. TIP #2
  3. TIP #3
  4. TIP #4
  5. TIP #5
  6. Tip #6
  7. Tip #7
  8. Tip #8
  9. Tip #9
  10. Tip #10
  11. Tip #11
  12. Tip #12
  13. Tip #13

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