Speak As If They Are Innocent [Part 2]
Here’s the Recap:
Seeing innocence in your Client is not always easy. Seeing it in your self is doubly hard.
That’s why I’m sharing Part 2 of the #1 most important coaching skill you must embrace to be the best Coach (and person) you can possibly be: Speak as if they are innocent.
Recently I was coaching a therapist on how to incorporate coaching skills into her practice. When we got to this skill, she asked me, “Do you just assume your Client’s are innocent?” I told her no. I KNOW they are innocent.
Most people do not set out to ruin their day but they do nonetheless. Most people do not plan on beating themselves up. But again, they do it.
Innocence is the cure-all, the salve that heals your heart and wakes you up to the truth of who you are.
Innocence changes everything. Are you willing to embrace your innocence?
What You Will Discover:
- Different ways judgment may be seeping in to your Sessions
- Disempowering questions and their effect on your Clients
- How to be present in your conversations
- The rate of listening versus speaking matters
- The power of eliminating “you” before a sentence
- Potential roadblocks to seeing your Client’s innocence
- Question of the Day: “What’s the best way to respond in a Session when a Client asks, ‘How are you?’ or starts to chit-chat?”
[Tweet “A Fearless Conversation™ starts with being present. Not in your head thinking about how you sound or what you’re saying. – Rhonda Britten”]
[Tweet “Slow is the new fast. – Rhonda Britten”]
[Tweet “What are you refusing to learn, accept, face? Go there to set yourself free!” #FearlessLiving – Rhonda Britten”]
[Tweet “A characteristic of a trusting heart is the knowledge that no one is perfect, including you. – Rhonda Britten”]
[Tweet “Your brain automatically wants to label people to save energy. Resist. – Rhonda Britten”]
[Tweet “Suffering happens in the gap between knowing something intellectually and living it. – Rhonda Britten”]
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