Business professionals can put these eight coaching principles and 30 coaching practices to use every day. In Coaching for Breakthrough Success, Dr. Canfield and Dr. Chee explain how to draw out solutions from employees through effective listening, asking great questions, using feedback, appreciating and continuously supporting people to take ownership, and be accountable for taking action to realize their goals.

The Coaching Spirit

1.  Believe in Human Potential for Greatness

2.  Fulfillment Flows from Adding Value to Others

3.  Bring Out the Best in People and Let Them Lead

4.  Use Influence Rather than Position

5.  Thrive on Challenges and Flexibility

6.  When We Grow Others, We Grow Ourselves

7.  A Coach Still Needs a Coach

Relationship and Trust

8.  Maintain Authentic Rapport and Humor

9.  Touch a Heart with Care and Sincerity

10.  Practice Integrity and Build Trust

Asking Questions and Curiosity

11.  Curiosity Ignites Your Spirit

12.  Ask Questions that Empower and Create Buy-In

13.  Avoid Judgmental and Advice-Oriented Questions

14.  Powerful Questions Release Solutions

15.  Asking Great Questions Requires Practice

Listening and Intuition

16.  Listen Rather Than Tell

17.  Be Present and Turn Off Your Inner Dialogue

18.  Avoid Jumping to Premature Conclusions

19.  Be Impartial and Nonjudgmental

20.  Listen Deeply, Use Observation and Intuition

Feedback and Awareness

21.  Embrace Feedback to Triumph

22.  Awareness and Acceptance Cultivates Transformation

Suggestions and Simplification

23.  Get Consent Before Giving Suggestions

24.  Use the Power of Simplicity

Goals and Action Plans

25.  Establish Goal Ownership and Commitment

26.  Create Strategies and Action Plans for Goals

27.  Keep Score of Goals and Action Steps

Accountability and Accomplishments

28.  Support Goals Completion Continuously

29.  Accountability Drives Accomplishments

30.  Acknowledge Efforts and Progress