From the Forbes Coaches Council…

Get Permission Before Giving Advice

When listening to a client, I’m not only listening to what’s being said but also what’s not being said (i.e. underlying beliefs/assumptions). My role is to ask the questions that will help the client determine if these beliefs/assumptions are accurate and how they may impact experiences. When it comes to giving advice, I like to get permission first to make sure the client is open to receiving it.

Gina is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

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