Dr. Marcia Reynolds has over 30 years working with global corporations as an executive coach and leadership trainer. She is a past global president of the International Coach Federation, the Training Director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute, and president of the Association for Coach Training Organizations. She is also the author of 3 award-winning books including The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs and a regular blogger for Psychology Today.
In his book, How We Think, John Dewey described reflective inquiry as “enabling others to climb a tree in their minds.” They gain a broader standpoint to see connections and faults in thinking to better assess what to do next. This post explains how we do this.
How do you know when people need coaching? First, choose the right time and conditions to ensure your coaching is both meaningful and successful. Then know there are times when you will choose to do something other than coaching.