Using Reflective Inquiry for Better Conversations with Marcia Reynolds

A coaching client recently reminded me of a truth that’s easy to forget: if you want to have a great conversation with someone, focus on trying to be interested, rather than interesting. And how do we demonstrate interest? We ask questions. But there’s more to it than that, and not all questions are created equal.

Our question this episode: how can we use curiosity to make more meaningful connections with others?  

My guest is Marcia Reynolds, PhD, MCC. Her newest book is “Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry.” This episode is for coaches, facilitators, leaders, and anyone who wants to have more meaningful conversations.

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Meet Marcia

Dr. Marcia Reynolds is a world-renowned expert on inspiring change through conversations. She has delivered programs and coached leaders in 41 countries and reached thousands online. She has four award-winning books including The Discomfort Zone; Wander Woman; Outsmart Your Brain; her latest, Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry, was launched June 2, 2020. Marcia is passionate about how coaching and the way we listen to each other contributes to making the world a better place for all.

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