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A Master Coach assists their potential & paying clients to clear away what’s preventing them

from achieving their outcomes and finds the critical issues to resolve.

And A Master of the ‘Art of Coaching’...

Exhibits Flexibility & A Lightness of Touch in their Conversations...Yes, it becomes a conversation where the client learns about their impact on the problem because the coach has a subtle approach...

Questions to the Core using Cause/Effect & Leverage Strategies...If we try as Coaches to

Coach a problem that is outside of the person’s control we will fail...

Trusts Intuition & is willing to do Whatever It Takes...Yes trust in yourself - enough said!

Utilises Everything including Metaphors, Items and Space in their Interactions… Creativity in our approach is vital...

Listens for Patterns of Behaviour & asks Razor Sharp Questions...

Unravels the Ramifications both Good & Bad & Tests the Future...

And the most important, the best till last...A Master of this ‘Art’ Stays In The Moment, is Out of Judgment & Serves Unconditionally...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nicki Vee

Nicki's background was as an MD and HRD of European Leisure PLC, responsible for £70M turnover and 3,000 staff. She then used her tenacious style to perform a dramatic financial turnaround for Bupa.

During her first year as an exec coach, working with companies such as Whitbread, South West Trains and Sky TV she easily achieved an income of 100K “without a business card, an office, a brochure or a website!”