Coaching with Superior Efficiency and Effectiveness under 30 minutes
In this episode we discuss Tijen’s new book, Genco Method Coaching with Precision: Establishing Coaching Agreement with Mastery and Coaching with Superior Efficiency and Effectiveness under 30 minutes.
Tijen begins the conversation with what motivated her to write the book, as well as how the Genco Method Coaching with Precision differs from other approaches out there.
She describes the differences between transactional, transformational, and transcendental coaching by walking us through an example of a coaching issue and how it would be treated differently depending on the approach being used.
We spend quite a bit of time discussing the foundation of a session: setting the agenda and defining the outcome.
Tijen also talks about how to listen holistically to our clients.
She uses the iceberg metaphor to describe the Genco Method Thing Beneath the Thing, and how this takes you to the deeper issue at hand and opens the door to the Genco Method Moment of First Awakening.
Tijen shares her perspective on why not to start a coaching session chitchatting with our clients, and what to do instead to create rapport and a deep connection.
We end the session discussing the series that’s to come!
Our 14th episode of Coaching With Mastery and Elegance With Tijen Genco discusses best practices for conducting successful chemistry sessions.
Coaches can feel much pressure around chemistry sessions. We usually have a specific amount of time to get to know the potential client in these sessions and determine if they’re a good fit. This means asking the right questions, understanding the client’s needs and desires, and showing up as our authentic selves.
Tijen runs us through how she holds a chemistry session and answers questions such as:
How do we understand if a client is a good fit or not?
How do we understand the client’s coachability? (Genco Method has three distinctive qualities to look out for to determine this).
How do we explain what coaching is and what it isn’t?
How do we decide whether or not to offer clients a taste of coaching in a chemistry session?
We discuss the importance of knowing ourselves and our needs and leaving those needs outside of the chemistry session.
We also talk about what Tijen describes as “stretch assignments” and being able to identify the clients that will stretch us and help us grow into our edges.
Links mentioned in this episode:
Creating Sacred Space During the Coaching Conversations
Genco Coaching Upcoming Events
Tijen Genco is a certified Professional and Life Coach. Her client portfolio include C-Level senior executives, division heads, and chiefs of staff across wide variety of fortune 100 companies; country managers of non-profit organizations; entrepreneurs, lawyers, and seasoned coaches.
Tijen holds Master of Science degree in Management with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas. She has obtained Master Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma Productivity Improvement Methodology from Merck Sigma Center of Excellence. Tijen’s engagements as trusted advisor and management consultant have resulted in multi-million dollars in productivity benefits for fortune 100 companies.
Tijen holds certification in various Yoga methodologies, Pilates and Meditation. As a wellness coach she has been instructing mind-body classes at prestigious clubs in the US since 2008.
Tijen specializes in Executive Coaching, Organizational Development and Cultural Transformation along with Process Excellence. She provides individual as well as group/team coaching and workshops to corporate clients and private audiences worldwide.
Tijen is passionate about social issues and participates in Social Responsibility efforts. She extends her specialty of cultural transformation and behavioral changes in the healthcare industry to non-profit organizations for enabling desired behaviors towards better health. In 2013, she served 3 months in India helping to improve the quality of Maternal Health services in the rural areas, coaching non-Government Organization resources.
She has served at the board of International Coaching Federation (ICF), Philadelphia Chapter, as the VP of Education and Professional Development. Along the side of her coaching business, she is chairing the Global Executive Coaching Community of Practice of ICF, and instructing mind-body classes.
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