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Coach People's Strengths or Weaknesses?
Barry Wilding-Webb, Coach, United Kingdom, Member
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! (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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Coaching People's Strength or Weaknesses?
Sonny Vicente, Coach, Philippines, Member
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.
 

 
Strengths Must Be Up Skilled; Weaknesses Must Be Managed
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Or Maybe Coach Only for Weaknesses?
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