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Coaching intro


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Coaching intro

  1. 1. Soulful Coaching Presented by MacArthur Antigua Massive Creativity October 12, 2004
  2. 2. Intentions <ul><li>To introduce to you a style of coaching. </li></ul><ul><li>To explore the key components of a successful coaching relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>To have you practice the most important skill in this style of coaching. </li></ul><ul><li>To present this to you with joy, authenticity, and zeal. </li></ul><ul><li>To bring you a workshop that’s been worth the 29 years of waiting. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>Coaching is a designed partnership that helps you move from where you are to where you want to be. A coach assists you in becoming clearer, more focused, and unconditionally committed to getting what you want out of life. Coaching is an ongoing process that accelerates your learning, performance and your progress. To do this soulfully means to engage both the heart and the head – to be ready for miracles to happen. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Qualities as a Coach <ul><li>Joyful Service </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for Personal Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to see Genius in People </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to Coach from a Blank Canvas </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Qualities as a Client <ul><li>Ability to celebrate. </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for Personal Development </li></ul><ul><li>The willingness to think what may never have been thought before, speak what may have never spoken before, feel what may never have been felt before. </li></ul>
  6. 6. When it doesn’t work as a Coach… <ul><li>Coaching someone who doesn’t want to be coached </li></ul><ul><li>Trying to recreate yourself in the client </li></ul><ul><li>Telling clients what to do. </li></ul>
  7. 7. When it doesn’t work as a Client… <ul><li>When operating from “should” rather than “want” </li></ul><ul><li>Being blocked from being authentic and fully present </li></ul><ul><li>When waiting for the Coach to bring the “magic” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Listening Fully and Affirming IS NOT… <ul><li>Questioning with direction </li></ul><ul><li>Questioning for curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Piggybacking </li></ul><ul><li>Stealing the Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Contradicting </li></ul>
  9. 9. Listening Fully and Affirming IS… <ul><li>Questioning for Clarification </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing in the other </li></ul><ul><li>Pulling all that is left </li></ul><ul><li>Constant affirmation </li></ul><ul><li>The supreme gift </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Coaching Continuum Ask the client to generate a few new possibilities. Listen Fully and Affirm Listen fully and feed back the desired future. Ask the client to generate many possibilities. Teach a new technique. Add to the clients list of possibilities. Present at least 10 possibilities (some contradictory). Offer an option. Present at least three possibilities. Give advice by sharing or questioning Give advice Give the answer
  11. 11. Celebration Discovery Intention Action The Process
  12. 12. Be Mindful… <ul><li>Coaching is not consulting. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching is not therapy. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching is not supervision. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a powerful skill-set, that is most effective if both parties (the coach and the client) are fully invested and responsible to carrying out his/her roles. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Discovery and Intention <ul><li>Write a sentence that starts with: </li></ul><ul><li>“ I learned that I…” “I discovered that I…” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I re-learned that I…” “I affirmed that I…” </li></ul>Write a second sentence that starts with: “ I intend to…” “I will…” “ I plan to…” “I want to…”