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What role should the client’s agenda and goals play in the coaching process, and how do the Coach’s listening skills influence successful outcomes?

There are many reasons because of which a number of clients specifically search for the coaching. According to a number of analysts and socio-economic leadership studies it is explained that the leading determination of the client is to get one-to-one attention for understanding and addressing the items in their daily life. There are a number of motivation factors which influence the client to achieve his goals through the coaching sessions. The main aim of the paper is to discuss the client’s agenda for in the coaching process as well as explaining the way, coach’s listening skills would influence successful outcomes.

Client have a number of deficiencies with respect to knowledge, skills, and understanding perspectives. They require a one-to-one attention because their goals are to properly address the things which are missing in their life or they want to make some additions to their daily routines. Since the client’s agenda is the main purpose as well as the nucleus of the course, therefore the coaching styles are always according to the client’s agenda. The personnel vision also helps in the success of the coaching and increases the client’s satisfaction.

The coach’s listening skills are highly important and they play an important role in the positive achievements. Many clients have problems that the coach is not able to understand their concerns and it results in interest loss or leaving session in the middle. Listening ability is not only hearing but also understanding, analyzing and then finding some appropriate solutions or the discussions which could help in finding the solution. Understanding what is happening in the life of the client is highly important. The client tone is the signals of his internal environment and mood. Try to avoid him leaving you and always give him time to speak, understand the steps and following of the instructions.


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