Episode 68: Coaching Tool: Taking a Confrontational Stance

“You can think of it [taking the confrontational stance] as a really kind, but supportive and like no bull shit way of interrupting a thought pattern.”

Elena Aguilar

This is a coaching tool episode. Today Elena takes you behind the scenes to explore how and why she uses the confrontational stance in her coaching conversations. This stance was used repeatedly in episode 67, so we suggest listening in to that coaching conversation if you haven’t already. 

This episode is for you if: 

  • You could benefit from a quick primer on the difference between facilitative and directive coaching  
  • You’re curious about the 5 things taking a confrontational stance can accomplish 
  • You want to hear more about what goes into being successful when utilizing the confrontational stance

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