Helping Coaching Clients Name Their Stories

Helping Coaching Clients Name Their Stories

Storytelling is part of the human condition. We learn through stories, come to better understand through stories, and communicate through stories. Stories are powerful tools to understand ourselves and the world around us. That said, stories can also limit our...
Supporting Coaching Clients in Playful Experimentation

Supporting Coaching Clients in Playful Experimentation

Playful experimentation is a way for a client to take calculated and/or creative risks in order to learn more about themselves and the world around them. It can also help a client to feel less pressured about trying something new in their life or work, or to become...
Powerful Coaching Questions Focused on Past Experiences

Powerful Coaching Questions Focused on Past Experiences

Although coaching is mostly rooted in the present and future when helping a client work toward achieving their goals, that does not mean that we cannot also learn from past experience. However, the use of past experience should be engaged intentionally as a tool and...
Creating Systems with Coaching Clients

Creating Systems with Coaching Clients

If your client is struggling to make changes in their habits and routines, creating systems might be a useful strategy to introduce to them. Systems are often repetitive, have multiple variables, and can take the choice out of a situation, thus leaving a client’s...
Helping Coaching Clients Create Small Wins

Helping Coaching Clients Create Small Wins

Whenever you have a client tackling a big goal in their lives, it will be important to offer motivation along the way by marking milestones and small wins that signal progress. Here are a few different strategies when you want to encourage reflection on small wins:...