Today we did a short Coaching Dojo (45 minutes) with 4 people. We explored "scaling questions" from "Solution Focus" and did a "circle coaching" (I will call it so) instead of single or pair coaching. It worked out quite well!
How does circle coaching work?
We had one coachee and all three others were coaches and observers, obviously.
We coached in a round robin system. Every coach had to use one of three types of questions in coching, before the next coach continued:
How do scaling questions work?
Scaling questions are AFAIK quite often used in Solution Focused Coaching. You can get a quick overview about scaling questions at wikipedia. According to wikipedia:
"Scaling questions invite clients to employ measuring and tracking of their own experience, in a non-threatening way"
Conclusion & Learning
Will I use both methods in the future? Absolutely