What is the Art of Coaching? with Christian Van Nieuwerburgh


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Today we’re talking to professor Christian Van Nieuwerburgh. Christian is a leading academic and practitioner in the field of coaching in education. He’s a professor of coaching and positive psychology at the University of East London and executive director of Growth Coaching International, a Sydney based global coaching provider for the education sector.

In this week’s podcast, we explore the skills and art that enable us to be effective coaches.

Connect with Christian Van Nieuwerburgh:

You’ll Learn:
  • [02:55] - Christian explains what makes coaching so effective for development and growing wellbeing.
  • [05:12] - Christian shares the top two skills coaches should develop.
  • [07:25] - Christian shares the ‘art’ of coaching and how we can lean into this opportunity to make our coaching more effective.
  • [13:30] - Christian highlights what coaches should be considered when supporting people faced with uncertainty and disruption.
  • [37:20] - Christian enters the lightning round.
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Until next time, take care! Thank you, Christian!

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