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Welcome to the Download page! Here you can access the recordings with John Blakey and Ian Day: author’s of Challenging Coaching, Going Beyond Traditional Coaching to Face the Facts.

In this free dialogue they put these core coaching principles, such as being non-directive, building rapport, and holding to the individual’s agenda under the spotlight.

They invite the coach to courageously and authentically challenge their clients into higher levels performance, and point out the major risks of traditional coaching – irrelevance, collusion and self-obsession.

 

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Part 1 – Getting to the heart of bringing effective challenge into your coaching (click this link to listen – right click and select save to download)

Part 2 – A deeper dive into the FACTS model (click this link to listen – right click and select save to download)

 

John and Ian share with you: 

  1. How to Bring a Powerful Authentic Challenge to Your Clients that in a way that Catalyzes Their Growth.
  2. How to Develop a Key Capacity that Allows you to Challenge Effectively.
  3. How we Can Coach the Whole System Our Client is in to Super-Charge our Coaching

 

Based on the authors extensive experience working at board and management levels, they suggest that for too long coaching approaches have shied away from adopting a more challenging stance. 

A challenging stance can provoke greater performance and unlock deeper potential in business leaders and their teams.

In this interview John and Ian place long-held coaching principles such as being non-directive, building rapport, and holding to the individual’s agenda under the spotlight.

They question their relevance to a 21st-century business environment where the needs of the wider organization must take precedence over the particular wants of any specific executive.