Has Coaching Become Too Technical?

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Alec McPhedran
I have been researching coaching for a number of years - partly in the hunt for the 'simple but effective' set of tools. The more I read, the more I seem to get confused. In my early learning of coaching, it was quite straightforward - grow and a set of quality interpersonal skills. The results were successful with my clients and life was good. I ventured into a level 7 executive coaching and mentoring qualification and fear I am losing the plot. So much so that I have had coaching supervision to get back to what I do best as opposed to what others think we should be doing. For the majority of jobbing coaches working with middle managers, has coaching become too technical? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  J. Ignasi, Coach, Spain
 

Coaching Specialities

I wonder if coaching schools are making coaching more complex and less natural as part of their business strategy?
I'm surprised by the increasing number of specialities associated with coaching. I think the objective of this is to open new markets for schools.
Somebody said that when people know how to do something they do it.
When they don't know how to do it they teach it.
Maybe many people want to teach because they don't do coaching...
Knowing how complex it is to be a good coach, I'm not sure all learnings are well focused.

  John Wright, Consultant, United States
 

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I always listen to prospective clients. If they wa (...)

  steven zuback, Coach, United States
 

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Only if you let it become too technical. (...)

  Louise Sparks, Coach, Australia
 

Coaching is Becoming Technical

Alec, I agree with both J. Ignasi and John Wright. (...)

  Stefania Di Cristofalo, Coach, Italy
 

Sometimes Coaching has to be Technical

I think coaching school are a business but is also (...)

  ian cockerham
 

Has Coaching Got Too Technical?

Remember: coaches need coaching too; every coach h (...)

  Cynthia Crump, Antigua and Barbuda
 

Has Coaching Become Too Technical

In my field, coaching is not too technical. I use (...)

  Stephan Weber, Business Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Has Coaching Become Too Technical

Alec, an interesting question. For clarity, what d (...)

  David Smith, Business Consultant, United States
 

Has Coaching Become Too Technical

If you are connecting coaching to technology then (...)

 
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