Make a direct request

The power of “How can I help?” is twofold. First, you’re forcing your colleague to make a direct and clear request. That may be useful to him. He might not be entirely sure why he started this conversation with you. Sure, he knows he wants something, but until you asked the question, he didn’t know […]

The Coaching Habit

Instead of just doing yearly reviews of employees, this book encourages you to make a regular practice of coaching your team so that they can develop on their own.

The Goal is Growth

When you coach at this level you are sensitive to the fact that sometimes the goal of coaching isn’t just to solve a problem but to help the client grow, develop, and even transform. “This level” is the third level of coaching according to Hall. He calls it Transformational where you coach the person for […]

Coach the Person Not the Problem

Short book aimed to help coaches moved past focusing on the problem that’s being presented. The goal is to move to coaching your clients in a way that allows them to have fundamental shifts in how they think about their work and life.