Effective listening skills are a pre-requisite of a good coach with a good coach spending far more time listening than talking.
When engaged in everyday conversation it is very easy to become distracted with our own thoughts and opinions. However, when you are coaching, the session belongs to the coachee and therefore you should put our own agenda, opinions and judgements aside.
As a coach, when you listen effectively you are:
Understanding the different
Levels Of Listening is helpful when coaching and by applying
Active Listening Techniques you can improve your listening skills.
The Coaching Manual: The Definitive Guide to the Process, Principles and Skills of Personal Coaching by Julie Starr (Paperback - 8 Nov 2007)
Active Listening Techniques
3 Levels Of Listening
Use Of Silence
More Coaching Skills
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