S01E03 How Sympathy is a Trap


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elcome to Season 1, Episode 3 of Master Coach Mindset™ with Rhonda Britten.

We're diving deep into the third line of the Master Coach Manifesto™: “A Master Coach never blames or shames their client, or gives them sympathy or pity, but supports them unconditionally”

Moments You Don't Want to Miss!

  • 2:13 – Hear Rhonda flub and lesson learned
  • 4:31 – Do you do this? Examples of shame and sympathy
  • 6:31 – How your assumptions disempower your clients
  • 8:45 – This disempowers your client
  • 9:11 – To empower your clients, put your personal opinions aside
  • 9:58 – How to get to the heart of your clients feelings
  • 10:38 – How to support your clients in processing their feelings
  • 12:41 – Coaching Tip of the Day: Eliminate the word “stress” and here’s why
  • 13:39 – Fearbuster Exercise™: Feelings List and how to use it
  • 14:10 – One word that changes everything
  • 15:07 – Naming your subtle feelings is one aspect of self-mastery
  • 16:09 – The one tool I use alongside Nonviolent Communication
  • 17:33 – How blame and shame may show up in your coaching
  • 18:42 – What does it mean to support unconditionally
  • 19:13 – Question of the Day: "If a client goes off on a rant and starts to get defensive, what do you suggest doing?"
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I now have a new framework to look at my coaching, and that new perspective brings me a new opportunity to connect more fully with my clients. It's given me an opportunity to hold a mirror up to my own coaching and say, "Oh,well there are some gaps here," and I can fill those in with what I've learned from Rhonda and the tools that she has provided me are really a good fit for things that I didn't even think about but I know that I can more fully serve my clients with them.
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