deep coaching


To go deep with the person, inquire about the person’s definitions of terms, how she understands what she’s talking about, and what he is assuming without questioning. Surface conversations skim over a person’s words assuming that the other person uses his words in exactly the same way you do. Deeper conversations don’t make that assumption, but recognizes that each person operates from her linguistic definitions.


~ Article by DrL.Michael Hall and Shawn Dwyer ~ Finding, building, developing, and applying resources to a problem or the person is perhaps NLP’s par excellence contribution for creating solutions.That makes it inherently a solution focus approach as a Meta-Coach. When you learn NLP, you learn […]

Completing What You Start

~ Article by Dr.L.Michael Hall and Mr Shawn Dwyer  ~   Complete What We Start Setting goals is one thing, completing them is another. Success often depends more upon persistently staying with a goal than starting. In that way, when things get tough, you persevere and complete what you […]

Ego Investment and Coaching

When A Coach’s Needs Get In Your Clients Way – Ego ~ Article by Dr.L.Michael Hall and Mr Shawn Dwyer  ~ It can happen. Your needs, drives, and unfinished issues can get in the way of your client reaching his or her goals or even experiencing an effective coaching session. […]

Competance – The Solution

FOR GENDER BIAS, RACIAL BIAS, SEXUAL BIAS, ETHNIC BIAS AND EVERY OTHER BIAS When it comes to biases— especially the social biases that dominate almost all human societies, competence is the solution. Consider how we have solved the problem of gender bias in The Coaching Centre. There is not a single […]

The Basics Give You Depth

THE BASICS GIVE YOU DEPTH ~ Article written by Shawn Dwyer and L. Michael Hall PhD ~ During October when when completing metacoach training – I was impressed all over again about the crucial role of the coaching basics. Over and over I found myself […]


~ Article written by L. Michael Hall PhD and Shawn Dwyer ~ “While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a business, a career, a marriage, or a life, any single conversation can.” Susan Scott, Fierce Conversations If Meta-Coaching, as a cutting-edge […]


“IT’S NOT NORMAL!” ~ Article written by L. Michael Hall PhD ~ Whenever I lead the coach training, one thing I say over and over is, “The Coaching Conversation is not a normal conversation!” There’s a reason for it. I want to drive home the […]


~ Article written by L. Michael Hall PhD ~ Do you ever talk about attitude with someone? Do you ever long to have a conversation about someone’s attitude in order to help them develop a more positive or constructive attitude? If so, that’s another one […]