Claire writes: “I just received a message on LinkedIn asking for thoughts, challenge and insight after a coach worked with someone and had significant questions about whether they had the capacity to think well right now.

I wondered whether you’d be interested to hear the thoughts in my reply?

  • What did you notice? What did you see, hear or sense that made you wonder?
  • Check in when you next speak – has there been any movement/ impact – if there’s no movement that’s data – so it will need a carefully worded question… like what has been different since we last spoke?
  • Say what you see – “I wonder whether it’s coaching you need or something else… let’s give it a go and see what happens and if it turns out it’s not coaching we can talk about what else it might be”

We’d love to hear your thoughts?”

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