How to Effectively Coach in a Language Different from Your Mother Tongue 

Knowing Multiple Languages

As people move to different countries for countless reasons, it’s quite normal to speak several languages in different contexts

Don’t Be Afraid

Once you’re professionally proficient in a non-native language, don’t be afraid to reach out and promote your coaching business

Know the Unknown

It's normal not to know several words and phrases – simply ask for the coachee’s definition of them to better understand the context

Your Gift is Your Coaching

Your ability to empathize, listen authentically and be intuitive may make up for the fact that you’re not a native speaker because a coach listens beyond words

Improve Your Skills

Several coaching institutes have great opportunities to learn in different languages from other fellow coaches

Culture is Important Too

Take time out to explore and learn about the culture while learning the language 

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Have you recently learnt a new language or are you planning on it? Elena Semenchuk on teaches us more about how to coach in different languages, click here to read