Sometimes the most empowering thing that a coach can do is to offer advice or share their expertise and then jump back into the role of coach.
There’s a difference between bringing a coaching mindset into your personal relationships and actually trying to coach them.
Begin by discussing what coaching is and isn’t, whether coaching is right for them, and whether you’re the right coach for them.
As you work with a mentor coach to achieve a coaching credential, you will develop both competence and confidence.
Good spotters don’t lift the weight for you. They just use a finger or two, and that might be all you need to take it the rest of the way.