Coaching Conversation & Strategic Actions

This standard, from Bright Morning’s Transformational Coaching Rubric, is defined as:

  • plans for and structures coaching conversations to ensure that they align with client’s goals and that they are moving the client toward meeting the goals
  • uses a variety of questioning strategies with clients
  • listens for high-leverage entry points that could deepen the conversation and uses them
  • effectively uses a range of conversational coaching approaches in order to push client to find new possibilities for action to meet goals
  • listens with empathy and uses nonjudgmental language in coaching conversations
  • listens without attachment to outcome
  • shows up as a calm, grounded presence

Posts That Address the Coaching Conversation & Strategic Actions Standard (updated 11/28/20):

  • The Power of Questions and Prompts
  • Beliefs and Language
  • High Leverage Coaching and Mentoring Tools
  • The Importance of Trust and Purpose
  • How Can We Support Our Own Resilience?
  • What Are Some Ways to Support Resilience?
  • When a Book Comes Along at the Perfect Time
  • The Power of Metaphor for Self-Reflection and Coaching