Listening in a coaching relationship


Last Published  01 August 2012

We have all had the frustrating experience of not being heard and, conversely, the pleasure of really being listened to. For an effective coaching relationship, it is vital for the coach to understand the coachee's perspectives. This can best be achieved by attentive and focused listening.

Tool aim
  • To help participants understand the importance of listening when coaching and to recognise their own typical way of listening and its strengths or limitations.