Listening to Story through a Developmental Lens (Coaching World)

As a coach, you listen to your client’s stories through your own meaning-making lens. Are you trying to “pull your client up” to your stage of development when that might not be what they need or want? Are you unintentionally holding your client back because they are at a later developmental stage than you? In this article, Barbara Braham and Christine Wahl  outline five reasons to consider adult development as a theoretical framework for your coaching practice.