Bill said, “I remember you asked a really powerful question. I felt the energy go up.” He was reflecting on a coaching conversation I had with him and Kevin months ago.
Bill illustrated his point by pushing his hand in the air like a plane taking off. But then his hand leveled off and started discending.
He said, “Kevin and I remember you saying, “I’m just going to stop talking.”
I had forgotten a basic rule of coaching. …..
Ask a question and shut up.
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Silence is POWERFUL.
Such a great reminder, when coaching remember to pose your question, and then learn to be comfortable with silence….