Shift the Coaching

Arguments pit two people at loggerheads against each other. The interchange consists of declaratory statements that contradict.

Arguments shift to exploration when the declarations turn to questions. You will likely never persuade with declaratory statements. You will likely only influence with exploratory questions.

Declaratory statements can be ignored, interpreted, misinterpreted or rejected.

Questions require consideration, reflection and critical thinking.

2 thoughts on “Shift the Coaching

  1. Kevin W Krosley

    If I ever get a tattoo, it will be:
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    It is my three-symbol summary of your blog post. Thank you for sharing.

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