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  • Writer's pictureJaclyn T. Badeau

The Advice Trap - Coaching and Feedback

Here’s something to think about it… 


In Michael Stanier’s book, “The Advice Trap,” he mentions that coaching and feedback are often grouped in the same category although they are quite distinct. He offers simply,  

  • Coaching is the act of staying curious. 

  • Feedback is when you need to share your point of view. 

These two concepts pair nicely together; Stanier states, feedback is typically better when it becomes part of a coaching conversation.  


My question to you: When do you coach and when do you give feedback? 



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