The second in a series focusing ‘Coaching moments’. A situation we have all experienced, either as participant or observer. Blame.
It might be blaming another person or the situation itself. You know the kind of thing: ‘the report was late because John didn’t complete his part on time’ or ‘I’m not scoring goals because I’m not get good chances created for me’ or ‘why do I keep on getting injured?’
The role of the coach is to create self-awareness. A powerful question could be ‘What do you think you might be contributing to the situation?’