Mining for Diamonds: How Powerful Listening Brings Out the Best in Others

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I’ve been working in the diamond mines. Well, OK, not literally – and, uh, I’ve got the biceps to prove it. But in a sense I have been, because when you coach someone, you’re helping them mine for the diamonds within themselves – big ideas, best practices, solutions to problems, paths forward, ways out of difficulties. You could write books on coaching techniques, but it all begins with listening. As my friend Fred Harburg puts it, “Coaching is powerful listening.” Powerful Listening Helps … Read More

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