212: How to Get the Most Out of Coaching

212: How to Get the Most Out of Coaching

212: How to Get the Most Out of Coaching

Are you working with a coach or have you considered hiring one? There are things you can do to maximize the experience, and my guest Karen Davis has literally written the book on it. In this enlightening conversation, you’ll find out the characteristics of being coachable and how to integrate what you learn into daily practice.

After 25 years in leadership roles in business-to-business technology, Karen changed her life by serving and guiding the transformation of others. Since 2007, she’s been coaching, consulting, and facilitating leadership workshops for organizations such as Pfizer, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, and Medtronic, as well as small to medium businesses

Today, Karen’s practice focuses on deep one-on-one coaching with high-performing executives, entrepreneurs, and executive coaches who are committed to their success, ready to uncover their hidden potential and make their own unique difference in the world. She’s the co-author of three books; and in her interview, we focused on her latest, How to Get the Most Out of Coaching, A Client’s Guide for Optimizing the Coaching Experience.

You’ll discover:

  • The benefits Karen has experienced herself by working with different coaches since 2007
  • The distinction between goal-line and soul-line and how the two work together
  • What it means to be coachable
  • Why it’s so critical to have an agreement related to each person’s commitment to the coaching process
  • The kinds of actions that are important immediately before and after the coaching session

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