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Coaching Basics, 2nd Edition by Lisa Haneberg

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What Is Coaching?

This chapter explores and offers a working definition of coaching and distinguishes it from other business conversations. You’ll learn:

• the focus of coaching

• the purpose of coaching

• how coaches measure success

• a set of coaching values.

 

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What Is Coaching?

The Focus of Coaching

Coaching is performer focused and goal focused and is often held during one-on-one conversations. It can be used as a catchall phrase for any conversation between two people where the intent is to help. However, coaching is a conversation focused on helping other people (the performers) move forward relative to their ...

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