The Coach’s Playlist is a two-minute read packed with information based on an essential part of coaching.


This week’s topic: Checklists

The Idea:  Checklists help coaches think about and explain strategies clearly, and they function as a third point for dialogical, coaching conversations.

Quotation:  “Clear is Kind. Unclear is Unkind.” —Brené Brown

Book:  Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto

Resource:  Everything You’ve Heard About Checklists is Wrong

Video:  One example of a coaching conversation built around a checklist (4 min)

Question:  What can you do to make your explanations clearer?

Professional Development:  The Coaching Institute