September 21, 2023
Closed questions are not the only way to partner with your client. Here are some examples for open partnering questions
September 15, 2023
Sometimes, life is hard for clients. Coaches sometimes label clients' descriptions of these hardship as "problem talk". Here are some musings about why this is not always helpful and what to do instead.
September 7, 2023
I think that fundamentalism and coaching are hard to integrate into one coherent worldview. If you’d like to read some philosophical musings, read on.
September 1, 2023
What do you do when a client is a manager, who has taken some coaching course for managers, has sparkling eyes when you approach her as a coach, but your approach is very different?
August 25, 2023
When your coaching client does not seem to care: How to avoid the "terrible trifecta traps" for coaches.
August 17, 2023
Your client thinks that you made a mistake -- here are some things that you can do to stay connected to your client
August 11, 2023
This is a really bad idea! This blog explores what you can do when someone has a really bad idea and you don't want to curb their enthusiasm.
August 3, 2023
As coaches, we know how to help - but should we, when it is our friends? What are ethical boundaries?
July 28, 2023
Is "Solution Focus" focusing on solutions? Is it about getting rid of a problem? Why is this such a bad name?
July 21, 2023
It's hard to coach direct reports, but you CAN use coaching skills: here are 3 useful options to use coaching skills as a manager or leader
July 14, 2023
What happens when life does not adhere to our coaching plans -- read the explorations of Ruth Nelson-Andorf
June 8, 2023
Finding Your Coaching Rhythm, this guest blog by Adrijana Milosavljevic, PCC discusses the importance of reflection and optimal number of coaching sessions
June 30, 2023
Sometimes our metaphors betray us: what are we saying when we talk about "dealing with emotions"? Here are some reflections.
June 23, 2023
This blogpost will give you 3 tips about how to start your coaching business after your coaching education