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Are you here AND here (Podcast #67)

Are you here AND here (Podcast #67)

Listen to the Podcast In this episode, we explore a very particular and slightly strange coaching competence: Coaching Presence. How can 'presence' be a competence? Well, it can be learned and it can be designed. In this episode, I share a few options how, by looking...

The 4 Steps to a great coaching agreement (Podcast #66)

The 4 Steps to a great coaching agreement (Podcast #66)

In our last of 3 episodes on the coaching agreement, I go down to concrete skill level: I share the exact 4 behavior markers that help coaches create a strong agreement, including examples!
These can be useful in many contexts beyond coaching. Enjoy

Making a coaching agreement is strange and difficult. Here’s Why! (Podcast #65)

Making a coaching agreement is strange and difficult. Here’s Why! (Podcast #65)

“What would be a good outcome of our conversation today?” While this type of question is common in meetings to get an alignment of agendas, it feels less usual when we use it in a ‘normal’ conversation. Yet, it is one of the most essential and hardest things to pull off when we want to coach well: making a strong agreement! In this episode, we will talk about some reasons why new coaches find it so tough to get good at this!

The hardest skill to master when you learn coaching (Podcast #64)

The hardest skill to master when you learn coaching (Podcast #64)

What do you think is the hardest competency to master when you want to become great at coaching? Is it active listening? Powerful Questioning? You might be in for a surprise. Based on all I have seen it is ‘Making Agreements’. What? If you are in disbelief, then this episode is for you 🙂

If your coaching is too simple, here is how to level up (Podcast #63)

If your coaching is too simple, here is how to level up (Podcast #63)

It’s not difficult for any Leader to learn the very basics of coaching, i.e. to hold back your solutions and give the other person a chance to talk and develop something themselves. Yet, when all we do is to ask: ‘What would YOU do?’ or ‘What is your idea?’, things will get bland, predictable very quickly. This is just the very basics of coaching. In this episode I share what it means to take your coaching to an entirely different level.

How to get the Question behind the Question (Podcast #61)

How to get the Question behind the Question (Podcast #61)

In this article we showcase a coaching style that is highly effective, yet typically not mastered by a Leader Coach who has not undergone training. We discuss coaching the PERSON, vs coaching the PROBLEM. When people learn about the difference, it often creates a loud AHA moment, followed by ‘How can I accomplish it?’ Let’s have a first look at some examples in this episode.

Coach the Person, not the Problem (Podcast #60)

Coach the Person, not the Problem (Podcast #60)

In this article we showcase a coaching style that is highly effective, yet typically not mastered by a Leader Coach who has not undergone training. We discuss coaching the PERSON, vs coaching the PROBLEM. When people learn about the difference, it often creates a loud AHA moment, followed by ‘How can I accomplish it?’ Let’s have a first look at some examples in this episode.

The Shift from Consulting to Transacting to Transforming (Podcast #59)

The Shift from Consulting to Transacting to Transforming (Podcast #59)

Listen to the PodcastHas this ever happened to you as a Leader Coach? Your team member approaches you with a problem, you ask them with good intent “What would be your way to solve this?” and they get stuck with "I don’t know" or even "That’s why I came to you for...