Episode 154: ​​How to Close Your Coaching Conversations

“You want to craft an ending [to your coaching conversations] that allows a client to tap into their agency and their sense of power.”



How our conversations end matters. A lot. In this episode, Elena provides 5 tips that will allow you to close your coaching conversations in a way that elicits positive emotions, allows your coachee to tap into their sense of power, and cultivates resilience.

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Episode Reflection Questions:

  • Elena shared that you want to craft an ending to your coaching conversations that allows a coachee to tap into their agency and their sense of power. How do you currently end your coaching conversations? To what extent is your approach allowing for this desired outcome? 
  • Elena shared 5 tips, 4 sentence stems, and 1 strategy to close your meetings. Are there additional tips that you would add to this list based on your experience as a coach or coachee? 
  • Your challenge for this week is to pick a few different closing strategies and/or ask your client about their closing preference. Which strategy, or strategies, will you try out? How will you gauge impact?

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