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Co-Active Coaching, 3rd Edition: Changing Business, Transforming Lives by Laura Whitworth

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CHAPTER 1The Co-Active Coaching Model

The term “Co-Active” refers to the fundamental nature of a coaching relationship in which the coach and coachee are active collaborators. In Co-Active coaching, this is a relationship—in fact an alliance—between two equals for the purpose of meeting the coachee’s needs.

Four Cornerstones

The four cornerstones form a container that holds the Co-Active conversation. In fact, the cornerstones make it possible to have a truly Co-Active conversation. In order for engaged and empowered relationship to exist—the “co” in Co-Active—and in order for life-giving action on the part of the coachee to manifest, these four form a necessary structure.

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