Synthesizing Your Sessions

Synthesis – n. – the combination of parts or elements so as to form a whole.

(Merriam Webster)

Applied to the coaching process, synthesis is what coach and client co-create at the conclusion of a session.

This is important because:

  • you and the client have probably visited numerous issues and ideas during the session, and it’s easy to forget how it all fits together
  • helping weave together all the “stopping points” along the way will allow the client to draw more solid conclusions from the session
  • it helps the client generate concrete action steps, thereby producing better results in their lives

If that isn’t enough, how about something that will benefit you, the coach?  Read the rest of this entry »

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