Almost every new or promising coach I know is obsessed with the idea of powerful coaching questions.
We have lists of questions, books of questions, written scribbles of questions we collected at conferences, so many questions we don’t know what to do with them and yet we still have doubts.
Let’s say you learn a list of 5 powerful coaching questions to ask, somehow when you get into the session with a client they don’t quite work how you remember them working. The client is evasive, doesn’t answer the question quite how you expected, answers the question but then you’re not sure what to ask next.
Somehow no matter how much you study and collect questions, it’s never enough.
Why is this? What’s going on here? And what can you do about it?Read more