29 Guidelines of a Masterful Coach


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What makes a coach masterful? More than what you do as a coach, it is a way of being. Here are 29 principles that will guide you on your journey to becoming a Masterful Coach. Please enjoy and comment below!

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29 Guidelines of a Masterful Coach

  1. 1.   Powerful & Profound Guidelines of a Master Coach
  2. 2. What makes a masterful coach stand out?
  3. 3. 1 Masterful coaches stand in people’s greatness even when they fall from it
  4. 4. 2 Masterful coaches INSPIRE CEOs, entrepreneurs, and leaders at all levels to REALIZE AN IMPOSSIBLE FUTURE for themselves and their business  
  5. 5. 3 Masterful coaches engage people in CONVERSATIONS that are truly TRANSFORMATIONAL for both themselves & their organizations  
  6. 6. 4 Masterful Coaches help business leaders GROW their LEADERSHIP & BUSINESS at the same time  
  7. 7. 5 Masterful coaches win at the great game of business help leaders developing strategies that double their competitive advantage  
  8. 8. 6 Masterful coaches help leaders set goals, make concrete plans, use data, achieve outcomes  
  9. 9. 7 Masterful coaches work shoulder-to-shoulder with people over time to help them achieve what they need to achieve  
  10. 10. 8 Masterful coaches believe anything is possible, every situation is transformable, there is always a path forward  
  11. 11. 9 A Master Coach asks: What’s happened? What’s missing? What’s next?
  12. 12. 10 Masterful coaches are highly successful BUSINESS PEOPLE who Make a DIFFERENCE & Make MONEY building a client base
  13. 13. Building a Client Base
  14. 14. 11 In the end, it’s the relationship that saves everything, not the wonderful prescription or hope of results  
  15. 15. 12 Master Coaches are likeable and Masterful Coaches are social  
  16. 16. 13 In the beginning, spend 80% on social networking and 20% on coaching... later reverse that  
  17. 17. 14 Invest an hour or two up front getting to know any prospective “connector” or potential client; you have nothing to lose
  18. 18. 15 Rather than spending time bragging about your credentials or trying to sell something, build a relationship  
  19. 19. 16 Be interested in people’s goals and challenges vs. talking about yourself  
  20. 20. 17 It’s all about the speed of trust; the faster people trust you, the faster they will do business with you  
  21. 21. 18 Show up as a trusted professional advisor right from the beginning  
  22. 22. 19 Ask if the potential client thinks it would be a good idea to set up a 2nd meeting; Shall we go forward?  
  23. 23. 20 Do a favor for someone, get a favor back  
  24. 24. The Jobs of a Master Coach
  25. 25. 21 The coach acts as a source of inspiration for the business leader  
  26. 26. 22 The Coach gets people clear on their ultimate aspiration, strategy, and business plan  
  27. 27. 23 The coach acts as a thinking partner on complex issues and opportunities  
  28. 28. 24 The coach gets people to go beyond what they already think to discover creative & inventive solutions
  29. 29. 25 The coach provides a framework for helping the business leader build a high performance organization  
  30. 30. 26 The coach encourages business leaders to “bring the customer inside”  
  31. 31. 27 The coach encourages the business leader to use INNOVATION to drive new revenue growth & profit growth  
  32. 32. 28 When people get upset, the coach returns them to themselves by distinguishing fact from interpretation  
  33. 33. 29 The coach helps people see things in a new way and act in a new way