Unlearning the Rules of Coaching

What if everything you’d learned about coaching was up for grabs and there were no rules that needed to be followed?

There is a saying that the difference between theory and practice is that in theory, there is no difference between theory and practice but in practice, there inevitably is.

Depending on your training to date, chances are you’ve picked up a number of rules for “how to coach”. While some of these rules may make sense in theory, in practice they ultimately become a kind of behavioral straight-jacket, limiting our ability to respond in the moment and preventing us from seeing possibilities that can only come from thinking outside the box and drawing outside the lines.

 

 This mini-course is based on inquiring into a simple question:

What if everything you’d learned about coaching was up for grabs and there were no rules that needed to be followed?

Course Content

  • Unlearning the Rules of Coaching
    • Where do we find more impact? (20min)
    • What if There Really Were No Rules (21min)
    • There Are No Rules  (6min)
    • Michael On Coaching Methodologies and Strategies (3min)
    • I know I am supposed to… (6min)
    • The Problem with Techniques (5min)
    • If you are finding Coaching too Easy, Add Rules Rules (3min)