The Ladder of Inference is a powerful coaching tool…if you know how to use it. In this episode, Elena demonstrates how to use the Ladder of Inference in a coaching conversation where a coachee has shared a problematic belief. Listen in and get ready to try it out in an upcoming conversation! 

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  • Elena started off the episode by sharing that people who want to learn more about using the Ladder of Inference are often experiencing feelings of sadness or fear. When you think about when you’d like to use this tool, what feelings are present for you? 
  • One of the suggestions Elena makes for using a new tool, like the Ladder of Inference, in your coaching conversation is to show it to your coachee as you walk through it. What could help you to feel more confident doing so? 
  • Is there a current coachee you would like to use the ladder of inference with? If so, what do you hope is the outcome of that conversation? 

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