Group Coaching

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At Stellar Conversations we see the transformative power of group coaching often.
At it’s best, group coaching enables diverse perspectives and ways of thinking to come together to spark insight, learning and growth.
By integrating coaching skills to group settings, we can cultivate trust and safety, evoke awareness and facilitate growth.

Cultivating Trust and Safety

Trust and Safety is a fundamental component of successful group coaching. It ensures that participants feel secure and valued and supports open and honest communication.
In group coaching sessions, it’s important to prioritise creating an atmosphere where participants can share and without fear of judgment. As group coach you can set clear agreements with participants from the outset. Take time to do this and engage in trust-building activities help create a safe space.

Evoking Awareness

In a group settings, different perspectives and ways of thinking can lead to profound insights and breakthroughs. Questions can support participants to new thinking and learnings. Group Coaching facilitators can navigate group dynamics and encourage participants to explore different perspectives and reflect on their assumptions and beliefs. This process enhances individual self-awareness and also supports the group’s collective understanding with individuals learning from each other.

Facilitating Growth

Group coaching is a place to experiment with new behaviours and strategies within a supportive context. This might involve setting clear, actionable goals that support personal and group development. People grow in these settings from questions asked by others but also from listening and learning from others. This is the power of group coaching.

Collective Wisdom

One of the things we love most about group coaching at Stellar Conversations is the collective wisdom that can be harnessed from individual participants. Each person brings their own experience and knowledge that enriches the group. By facilitating exercises that encourage collaborative problem-solving and idea sharing, coaches can support groups to find solutions that are innovative and inclusive of diverse viewpoints.
At Stellar Conversations, we teach group coaching to coaches and organisations.

Our next group coaching training for coaches is on the 10th of May - click here to learn more.