Listen to Episode 69


For coaches looking to find master a deep reflective coaching conversation – with all it’s pauses and opportunities for reflection, this episode is for you!

In today’s episode Kim and Clint are chatting about a question they received in our #coachbetter Facebook group: How do you find the balance between listening and explaining? We were also able to connect this question to another from our #coachbetter group about how to inspire growth, rather than give advice. As coaches, we’re always walking a fine line between uncovering a teacher’s experience and knowledge, and sharing our own advice and strategies. Kim and Clink talked about the challenges of managing these deeper conversations with our chronically time-poor colleagues, and how we can tailor our work as coaches to the needs of each teacher we work with.

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Episode 69: #coachbetter Finding the balance between explaining and listening

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