I have been puzzled by the experience from students’ huge emotional response to
getting to the coaching calls
answering my questions
wondering if they did the right homework
When I asked them what the feeling was, ultimately the answer was: they were afraid to say the wrong thing. They were afraid of me.
It didn’t make sense to me. As a coach I want you to get on the call and have something that you are wrong or stupid about: that is what coaching is: if you are already great, what is the sense of getting coaching? Yeah, but…