The Progress Coaching Blog

The #1 Skill Leaders Lack When Coaching and What To Do About It

Wed,Apr 24,2019 @ 10:56 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

The number one skill seems so simple, but so many factors are against it! People cannot do it well at all. Many things get in its way, like our own thoughts and objectives. People rarely do one valuable thing that builds clarity and trust- that's active listening, where you state back what somebody said during dialogue. Active listening plays a huge role in having effective conversations, which..

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Starting Your Coaching Relationship Positively is Critical

Fri,Aug 24,2018 @ 09:00 AM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

Starting a coaching relationship is not always easy to do and one of the things we teach in the progress coaching training system is something we call the awareness stage. The awareness stage is when we make someone aware of the opportunity to improve but the language and approach we use is as critical as anything. The goal of this stage is not to convince somebody that they have to improve,..

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How a Dose of Conflict Can Be the Perfect Cure

Mon,Oct 09,2017 @ 03:42 PM | Posted by: Tim Hagen

When you think about conflict, or confronting someone, does it make you nervous? Doesn't it make a lot of people nervous? I want to share a notion with you that conflict, in certain moments, can be unbelievably healthy. Let me give you a couple of examples.

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