Coaching is like playing tennis…

I’ve recently been using this metaphor with mentoring clients, to convey how a coach engages with their client.

Metaphor is a direct form of communication, as it cuts through a lot of words and mental churn.

Through metaphor, our client connects more holistically to an internal picture that has movement, feeling, energy and sound. It’s a fully immersive experience!

As the poet Robert Frost is quoted as saying, “Unless you are educated in metaphor, you are ...

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Part 2 – Distinctions on coaching session structure for ICF credential success

To read part 1 of this article, go here

Managing Session Progress

Once you’ve established the coaching session agreement and invited the client to choose where to start exploring, you use your coaching skills to the best of your level of mastery. You ask questions customized by your listening. ...

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