‘It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question’ – this is a trait that great leaders and fantastic coaches have.
In coaching, asking the right questions is fundamental to help guide a coachee to the right path and solution for them. In principle, this goes against our nature of trying to directly fix.
Great coaches take a step back through active listening and a style of questioning that empowers the coachee (employee/client) to grow through self-reflection. Great coaching questions should help the coachee or employee to gain clarity and move forward through identifying a number of effective options. These questions are usually open-ended questions which help overcome styles of unhelpful thinking or limiting beliefs.
In leadership, success is not solely measured by outcomes or achievements. True success is engrained in the ethical foundations that ...
And how to encourage the rest of your team to embrace it too.
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