The Coach’s Playlist is a one-minute read packed with quick and useful resources based on an essential element of effective coaching.

 

This week’s topic: Questions

The Idea: Never ask a question to get the answer you have already chosen.

 

Quotation: “A good question is like a lever used to pry open the stuck lid on a paint can.” Francis Peavey, quoted in Warren Berger’s A More Beautiful Question

 

Book: Jackie Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes, Leading Through Quality Questioning

 

Resource: Great Questions for Instructional Coaches, Radical Learners Blog

 

Video: One example of questioning to set a coaching goal (6 min)

 

Question: How often do you ask questions that are actually advice disguised as questions?

 

Professional Development: The Impact Cycle virtual workshop