Coaching is a Relationship with a Purpose | missionalchallenge.com

Coaching is a Relationship with a Purpose

Here is a simple way to describe coaching to someone:

20 Things Good Listeners Do | missionalchallenge.com

20 Things Good Listeners Do

“Do people think you are a good listener?”

404 Consecutive Blog Posts (5 Reasons Why I Blog) | missionalchallenge.com

404 Consecutive Blog Posts (5 Reasons Why I Blog)

It’s my aim to blog for another 404 days in a row – although I’m prepared to schedule some of my posts in advance. It’s time to stop posting in the dark after midnight. It’s time to start falling asleep when we turn out the lights.

What Makes a Coaching Question Good? | missionalchallenge.com

What Makes a Coaching Question Good?

I’ve been coaching for many years now and I often hear a coaching client say in response to a question: “That’s a really good question.” When I first heard that comment, I thought to myself: Wow! I am really asking good questions. I am a good coach.

How to Advance a Coaching Culture | missionalchallenge.com

How to Advance a Coaching Culture

Last year I enjoyed the opportunity to train supervisors and managers in a 3-day Coaching Workshop. At the end of the training we spent one of our final sessions discussing ways to advance a coaching culture within their organization.

Year End Evaluation: 10 Powerful Questions | missionalchallenge.com

Year End Evaluation: 10 Powerful Questions

He then adds “If not, things will not improve by themselves.” You know this is true. You have to take responsibility for your own growth.

Coaching Often Feels Like Friendship | missionalchallenge.com

Coaching Often Feels Like Friendship

One of my friends sent me a Christmas card that expressed his thankfulness for our friendship. It meant a lot to me personally. And one of the things he pointed out was how much being a good friend is descriptive of a coaching role.

Coaching: Setting Goals and Making Plans | missionalchallenge.com

Coaching: Setting Goals and Making Plans

When I coach church planters, one of the benefits that they mention more than anything else is the focus they gain in goal setting and action steps.

What is Missional Challenge? | missionalchallenge.com

What is Missional Challenge?

Missional Challenge began in 2006 with a commitment to challenge believers to align their lives with the mission of Jesus. For the past six years, we have remained faithful to this calling as we assess, train and coach leaders across America and beyond.

Getting "Unstuck" | missionalchallenge.com

Getting “Unstuck”

Many times my coaching clients feel stuck and don’t know what to do. I love helping them get “unstuck.”