Do You Push or Pull in Coaching?
A good coach will move along the spectrum
And be well paid if they do.
The spectrum is left to right – push and pull.
To push as a coach, you give but to pull, you encourage the actions to come from the client. Workplace coaching is all about flexibility and it’s knowing what part of the pendulum to be on for any given moment, is the true skill.
To help you, here’s the stages of the pendulum with the intervention to use.
Expertise is where you provide the advice, like a lawyer.
The trick is to move along the spectrum gradually putting the responsibility for actions to the client.