Coach People's Strengths or Weaknesses?



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Barry Wilding-Webb
Coach, United Kingdom

Coach People's Strengths or Weaknesses?

Coaching people's strengths I find is much more effective than coaching their weaknesses. Working on a strong usually preferred area is more motivating than concentrating on something that perhaps they are avoiding, quite often for good reason, they're not good at it.
I encourage my clients to work with people who have different skills than themselves and compliment each other, and to develop their own strong skills.
The area of professional sport always has great examples: Beckham's coach wouldn't encourage him to develop his goal-keeping skills but to highly refine his passing, play-making and dead ball skills and to play(work) with someone else who is a good goalkeeper!
 

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Sonny Vicente
Coach, Philippines
 

Coaching People's Strength or Weaknesses?

In co-active coaching, the coach addresses the issues that the coachee wishes to bring up. What is brought up initially may not be the real issues but by asking the proper questions, the real issues may surface. It's really the coachee's call where they would like to go.

 
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Holguin
HR Consultant, Mexico
 

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kenechukwu
Accountant
 

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Haresh K Patel
Coach, India
 

Or Maybe Coach Only for Weaknesses?

While in theory it's right to focus on strengths, ...

 
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Tito Rafael Hidalgo Barcia
Strategy Consultant, Ecuador
 

Getting the Result

That is right @Sonny Vicente, it is the coachee's ...

   

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