"Coaching is not teaching at all, but is about creating the conditions for
learning and growing."
John Whitmore, Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose
"A mentor or a coach is often a good source of tough love. This type of person
will often keep pushing you to perform at your best, even when you think
you can't get any better."
Ace McCloud, Sales: Communication Skills
"With all the information available today, the manager can no longer have
all the answers. Whereas, in a coaching role, you are not expected to have
all the answers. In a coaching role, you ask the questions and rely on your
staff, who become the experts, to provide the information."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer Questioning |
"I absolutely believe that people unless coached never reach their
"A coach is a leader who is followed willingly, without having to
drag people along."
Brian Cagneey, Coaching: The 7 Laws Of Coaching: Powerful Coaching Skills That Will Predict Your Teamís Success
The fewer rules a coach has, the few there are for a player to break.
John Madden, Football Coach
Sports Quotes |
"We are creatures of habit, and from our habits we create ourselves,
our lives and the world around us."
"As a coach, you need to cultivate an important character trait, which
is your desire and passion to help and inspire others."
Lily Perkins, Life Coach:The Ultimate Life Coaching Guide
Inspirational Quotes |
"To sum up and simplify what I'm saying, coaching is a way of working
with people that leaves them more competent
and more fulfilled so that they are more able to contribute to
their organizations and find meaning in what they are doing."
James Flaherty, Coaching
"I learn teaching from teachers. I learn golf from golfers.
I learn winning from coaches."
"The discipline of coaching puts the center of its attention on the question
of how a person can help other people
develop new capabilities, new horizons, and new worlds of
opportunity for themselves and those around them."
Helping Others |
"Coaching helps people stretch themselves in different ways to reach
objectives that enhance and give new direction and meaning to their
personal and professional lives."
Cinnie Noble, Conflict Management Coaching
Quotes about Life |
"Today, although many organizations have implemented components of
teaming, they have yet to realize the full range of
possible benefits. Some have simply changed the language they use,
calling supervisors 'coaches' and group leaders 'team leaders,' with no real
change in structure or empowerment.
Deborah Mackin; Deborah Harrington-Mackin. The Team-Building Tool Kit: Tips and Tactics for Effective Workplace Teams
"Coaching is a profession of love. You can't coach people unless
you love them.
"My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative,
that is going to have an influence on my team.
"Moving to a coach from a manager is a huge change.
Your ability to change your style and how you work will help build
your adaption to change skills."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it."
George Halas, Football Coach
"A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather
than what they are."
Possibilities Quotes |
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me."
Jim Valvano, Basketball Coach
"Coaching is an action, not a title and actions result in successes!"
Byron & Catherine Pulsifer
"What makes a good coach? Complete dedication."
"Coaching is a conversation, a dialogue, whereby the coach
and the individual interact in a dynamic exchange to achieve goals,
enhance performance and move the individual forward to greater success."
Zeus and Skiffington
"The Coach does not play in the game, but the Coach helps
the players identify areas to improve their game."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Thoughts on Personal Development |
"Executives and HR managers know coaching is the most potent tool
for inducing lasting personal change."
Ivy Business Journal
Change Yourself |
Life is constantly bringing us challenges and opportunities.
Coaching is more than just having a kind gently loving conversation. While thatís is definitely part of it, we want it to be ďruthlessly compassionate", meaning that we are going to be challenging our clients to move outside of their comfort zone from a place of compassion.
Femke Mortimore, The Quantum Leap Coach System: A Streamlined Approach To Extraordinary Results In Coaching
I have consistently observed that great companies and nonprofit
organizations create an environment in which people are coached
and encouraged to reach their unique potential.
Robert Kaplan, What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
Words of Encouragement |
A coaching conversation is different from a superficial conversation.
It's a unique opportunity to really listen to another person
and pay attention to where they are in the journey of life.
Natalie Michael, The Duck and the Butterfly: Coaching Questions for Leaders at Work
Poems about Life |
Leadership coaching is facilitating an individualized, thought-provoking,
creative communication process that moves people to achieve
their desired outcomes with commitment, accountability, and enthusiasm.
Elizabeth Jeffries, What Exceptional Executives Need to Know: Your Step-by-Step Coaching Guide to Busting Communication Barriers, Keeping Top Talent & Growing Your Emerging Leaders!