This post is part of the 📖 The Coaching Habit series.
Today, I am reading a new chapter The Kickstart Question from the book The Coaching Habit written by Author, Michael Bungay Stanier.
Yesterday, I read some sections of Ask One Question at a Time from the book.
Tomorrow, I will be reading a new chapter Question Masterclass Part 2. Look out for tomorrow’s article.
Ask One Question at a Time
In this chapter, you discover the power of an opening question that gets the conversation happening fast and deep.
Breaking the Ice
One of the reasons managers don’t coach more often than they do is that they don’t know how to start.
The Kickstart Question: “What’s on Your Mind?
Because it’s open, it invites people to get to the heart of the matter and share what’s most important to them.
It’s a question that says, Let’s talk about the thing that matters most.
Deepen Focus with the 3Ps
The 3P model is a framework for choosing what to focus on in a coaching conversation.
Call them forward to learn, improve and grow, rather than just to get something sorted out.
“ANSWERS ARE CLOSED ROOMS; AND QUESTIONS ARE OPEN DOORS THAT INVITE US IN.” — Nancy Willard
Projects People Patterns
Question Masterclass Part 2
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- Asking “** what’s on your mind**” is a fail-safe way to start a chat that quickly turns into a real conversation.
Start with a question like what’s on your mind and steer the conversation into 3Ps (Projects, People, Patterns). Pick the book for the complete details. Great book, great insights. Highly recommend.
Author(s): Michael Bungay Stanier
Part 4 of 21 in the 📖 The Coaching Habit book series.