Going Deeper: How to Coach the Human, Not Their Problem
Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM MT
Presenter: Dr. Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, MCC
Even experienced coaches fall into the trap of focusing on the problems clients bring to their sessions. If you stay focused on these dilemmas, the coaching feels like it is going in circles because of the emotional attachment your clients have to their problems. In the end, your clients might find steps they are willing to take, but they don't gain the new awareness that will help them avoid similar problems in the future. This presentation will help you shift from problem-solving to coaching the human in front of you. You will discover new applications of your coaching competencies, learn three ways to prepare your mind for coaching and after observing a demonstration of coaching with the presenter, explore what you will do differently in your own coaching engagements.You will learn to:
Watch a live coaching demonstration to better integrate the practices you learn about in the presentation.
- Differentiate the external problem from the internal blocks that keep clients from discovering powerful solutions on their own.
- Perform three steps in mental preparation to increase presence and more effectively coach the human in front of you instead of their problem.
- Use reflective techniques as well as powerful questions to "vertically coach" deeper into what is keeping clients from moving forward.
About Our Speaker
Dr. Marcia Reynolds, Master Certified Coach helps coaches and leaders make every conversation a difference-making experience. She has provided coaching and training in 41 countries and is on faculty for coaching schools in the US, China, Russia, and The Philippines. Her personal clients include leaders in multinational corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.
Marcia was the 5th global president of the International Coach Federation and recently inducted into ICF’s Circle of Distinction for her contributions to the global coaching community.
Excerpts from Marcia’s books Outsmart Your Brain; The Discomfort Zone; and Wander Woman have appeared in business and psychological publications world-wide.
Her latest bestseller, Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry, was released this past June to rave reviews by coaches and organizational leaders.
Marcia is passionate about how coaching contributes to making the world a better place for all. Read more at www.Covisioning.com.