This is the time of real grief when our black and brown sisters and brothers are facing acts of racism and that too in the 21st Century. Coach Masters Academy acknowledges the deep pain the United States is experiencing together, firstly due to the pandemic and now racism.
Throughout the period, we came in a conversation with too many coaches from our CMA community seeking advice and techniques to combat systemic racism. They want to fight back in their own way, using resources they already have to make a difference. Coaching can be used as a tool to spread awareness and take action to take as humanity.
We sorted a small list of three points to value while coaching. You can make use of your coaching skills and contribute to the conversation to build up a positive thought. It is highly essential right now. Since coaching can create a transformative impact on individuals and communities.
As a coach, this could put you on the edge of your comfort zones and let you examine it every time. But, you need to encourage yourself to continue doing the good work, digging deep, fighting for what’s right, and never stop growing.
1. Our minds are vulnerable, and sometimes in challenging situations, it might take more time to process things. A coach provides the clients that safe space to process ideas and emotions out loud what’s on their heart and mind, without noting the time limitations.
2. Coaching designed to develop a vision out of the client’s thoughts and mold them to achieve what they want. Implementing coaching strategies to the myriad of situations to draw conclusions we might need to address outside resources, such as books, or blogs for the client to explore. A coach needs to understand the boundaries of coaching while recommending it.
3. Trust is important. You need to trust the technique, the process of Life coach training, the client, and most importantly yourself.