In coaching we are trained to ask powerful questions. The purpose is to help you know what you want and for you to access your inner wisdom. Often we use “What” questions. I love this week’s Tip by Art Sobczak because it’s about a very specific question – “What if?” I hope it prompts your thinking as it did mine.
Putting together this week’s Coaching Tip was an activity on my to do list before I went on vacation for the week. My process is to scan articles and see what jumps out at me. At first I thought this Tip should be shared at the beginning of the year in January, but as I read on, listened to the birds singing outside my window, felt the fresh breeze on my face, and the sense of Spring, I became more and more inspired by Michael Neill’s words. I hope you will be, too!
As I mentioned last week, many of my clients are receiving and delivering performance reviews. This can be a stressful time where people might be on the defensive about what they are saying or hearing. What if you entered the review with an open manner, used Steve Straus’s question and really meant it?
The PaperRoom Process that I offer to my clients is about gaining access to your perceptions, beliefs, habits, expectations and assumptions, which leads to greater awareness. This week’s Tip by John McGuire and Gary Rhodes reminds us what is possible when we “get a bigger mind”.
My clients often ask, “How do I get from where I am to where I want to be? How do I accomplish what I want to accomplish in this life? Where do I start?” This week’s Tip by Chris Widener outlines 7 steps for achieving your dreams. First, you dream!
What do you do to get back on track when you are feeling out of control and pulled in multiple directions? Today’s Tip by Simon Tyler provides a very simple question to ask yourself each day to put yourself back in the driver’s seat, “What do I want?”
Insights are a lot like butterflies – while there are things you can do to make them more or less likely, it’s ultimately not up to us when they land.
Your ability to systemically identify your support structure and to use it well is an important key to your success.
We rarely achieve anything alone. Don’t forget to take time to stop, recognize them and express your gratitude. It makes a difference.
When you were a child, what was your dream profession… and what does it mean?