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Do you know what coaches aren’t supposed to do? Listen in on a Master-Full coaching session and notice what the coach doesn’t do, so you can effectively work with clients who have a lack of clarity on their hopes and dreams.

You’ll also glean valuable insights on what to do:

  • Ask the client to explore, not explain, more about his or her goal so you can build trust and intimacy by creating a supportive environment that builds ongoing respect and trust.
  • Forward the client’s actions by asking powerful questions so you can establish your coaching presence and employ a relational style of communication that will deepen the client’s learning.
  • Develop a coaching style that allows the client to have “lightbulb moments” that will bring them more clarity on their hopes and dreams.

About Andrew Gorter

Andrew Gorter, D.Min., PCC is the owner of Plus One Coaching, LLC and has more than 25 years experience working with people to help them clarify what’s next for themselves and to take action to fulfill their calling and achieve their goals.

He is a trained and licensed as a Marriage and Family therapist and has practiced family therapy through a non-profit counseling practice he established in 2002. He is an expert in healthy interpersonal communication, and since establishing Plus One Coaching, LLC he has brought together his passion for coaching and his expertise in family therapy to establish a niche coaching family business leaders.

Throughout his career Andrew has endeavored to lead and serve people and organizations as they face necessary challenges to move forward and to do that in healthy creative ways. From his early career in pastoral ministry to his development of a non-profit counseling ministry and, most recently, Plus One Coaching, Andrew has gained a wealth of experience joining with people to solve problems.

Andrew and his wife, Karen, live in Holland, MI, near the beaches of Lake Michigan. They have two married daughters and three grandsons. He enjoys hiking, watercolor painting, reading and woodworking. He and Karen love just hanging out, especially in beach chairs with their toes in the sand. You can explore further at his website,

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