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4 Common Coaching Myths

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Although I allow for much latitude in defining what coaching is, I am pretty passionate about declaring what coaching is not. I’d like to debunk a few common myths about coaching. You’ve probably heard them before—you may even ascribe to some of them.  Myth #1: Coaching is giving advice. 

Actually, coaching involves asking the questions that the coachee wouldn’t think to ask herself so that she can access her own answers. It’s intended to help people whose

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