Power Games: new article in 'Coaching at Work'

 Coaching clients may disempower themselves in a coaching session, which can reveal valuable information about how others in their working environments may experience them.  Through a parallel process this may also elicit similar feelings of disempowerment for the coach, which comes from a misplacement of the client’s power: in this situation they vest it in the coach rather than in themselves.  The coaching relationship is a  unique and precious opportunity for the client to build this awareness and to create options for alternative responses to any feelings of inadequacy they may have.

See more in my article in the March/April 2015 issue of ‘Coaching at Work’ or contact lw@lindsaywittenberg.co.uk for a pdf.

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