Clients often come to coaching to experience a change in themselves. They can sometimes identify areas that they label as “problems” and engage in a coaching program to bring some resolution. This raises a key question for the coach, or even the manager who is supporting their staff: How much of the present “problem” do we need to explore with the client as a prerequisite to support them moving forward? In other words, must we get to the root of the “problem” to truly allow someone to shift perspective and potentially take action?

Go here to read our latest article for the International Coach Federation (ICF). It outlines how much of the ‘problem’ a coach needs to explore when supporting them moving forward.