Coaching Reflection

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The coach’s role is to develop the coachee’s resourcefulness through skillful questioning, challenges, and support; not advising because when advice is given, the coach implies that he or she knows best and that the coachee does not (Rogers, 2012). Coaching requires a listening ear to ensure that the coachee is understood and is making decisions that will ultimately help accomplish the goals. During this final coaching session, my client and I will be working together to close the coaching sessions and then determine the next phase of our relationship Pre-Coaching Plan It is sometimes hard to close a coaching session once a friendship has been established. However, I have prepared for the final session
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She discussed following through with her plan and emphasized that she realized that there was a process to achieve goals. Furthermore, by examining the current reality and exploring the options, one will have a good idea of how to achieve a goal (The Grow Model, 2014). For example, Joyce is now prioritizing her assigned work and keeps a notebook with her written goals so that they are easier to track and complete. She is no longer interested in continuing with the coaching sessions due to work and personal requirements, however; she wants to preserve the relationship and suggested maybe a coaching session in the future. Joyce believes she can do most anything if she strives to set goals and has the patience to …show more content…
I will continue to respect the client because each session is about her and not about me. Additionally, when wrapping up a session, I believe it is crucial to get feedback. The feedback will help the coach get better at coaching and enables the coach to reassess and determine what needs to change or improve to make the session better. Positive feedback is also needed to ensure that the coach does not alienate the client, especially when skills are difficult to replace (Cooling the Heat Around Problem Employees,

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