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stevegrossi

Coaching

Tended 3 months ago (1 time) Planted 7 months ago Mentioned 2 times

A relationship in which someone with more experience in an area observes and gives feedback to someone with less experience, in order to help them achieve a goal.

@ar3 here in note.garden has emphasized the importance of observation. When you’re the coach, it’s easy to just start giving advice about how you would do something, but it’s ultimately not about you: it’s about the coachee reaching the goal, often in their own way. He defines coaching as:

Coaching is…

  1. Putting folks in position to perform…
  2. Explaining the why, give context, set clear goals (systems), and offer a bit of the what (they are supposed to do)…
  3. Observe them performing…
  4. Ask questions and only when necessary offer suggestions
  5. Repeat

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