The Coach Federation provides 10 tips to advance your coaching skills.
Guess what? Silence is a skill. That's right, the ability to stop talking often allows the client to find the answer inside.
So tip No 3 is my favorite.
"Get comfortable with PAUSES and SILENCE. Key thoughts are brewing. Count to 10 before jumping in.
The length of a pause indicates the power of the question asked. Create strategic pauses and headspace for your clients.