The Coach’s Playlist is a two-minute read packed with information based on an essential part of coaching.
This week’s topic: Reflection
The Idea: Reflection involves looking back, looking at, and looking ahead.
Quotation: “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard
Book: The seminal book on reflection by Donald Schön, The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action.
Resource: After Action Review form
- How important is it to reflect on your personal and/or professional skills, beliefs, and habits?
- How often do you do it?
- If you don’t do it as often as you wish, why is that?
- Is there anything you should do differently moving forward?
Professional Development: The Instructional Coaching Institute