Episode 94: First 5 Minutes: “Tell me about a challenging moment…”

“Usually I’m always taking notes in a coaching conversation, but when I ask a question like this, I actually put down my pen, and perhaps lean back and have my hands folded on my lap.”

Elena Aguilar

How do you kindle a sense of power and agency in your coachee when they are feeling deflated or overwhelmed?  

In this third episode of our special four-part First 5 Minutes series, Elena will walk you through how to do just that with one question that opens up your next coaching conversation. 

In addition to providing you with a new question each week, Elena also walks through how to introduce this new type of question, models what that might look like, pulls back the curtain on why this question works and shares some wisdom on how to artfully put this into action. 

This episode is for you if: 

  • Your coachees are feeling powerless or deflated 
  • You’d like to learn a new way to open your coaching conversations 
  • You like concrete coaching tools!

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