Interview with Bonnie Duarte
(Transformational Coach, CANADA)
Bonnie is a big proponent of coaching as a way to help you access hope, joy, excitement and fulfilment while accomplishing the things that are important to you. With over 10 years experience in the coaching profession, Bonnie’s highly intuitive coaching style combined with her extensive professional training make her a unique and powerful coach.
Bonnie moved from Social Service work to coaching, leveraging her past experience and current education to partner with her clients to provide a space for them to begin seeing themselves very differently than they have in the past. She connects with her clients on a deep heart level, fostering the emergence of that which is unfolding from within. She specializes in helping people discover what is missing from their lives.
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(0:45) Journey from being a Social Worker to a Transformational Coach
(1:46) Husband ‘Nails it’
(2:46) Bonnie coaches people who are generally unhappy and stuck
(3:41) Her Power Tool, Curiosity vs Knowing is “letting go of what you think about them”
(4:09) The real power of a coach is being curious
(4:57) Her coaching model is in a state of evolving to be able to connect to the heart
(6:20) Asking a lot less questions than she has been asking for years when she became a coach
(7:05) Coaching is not therapy; it’s not for fixing people
(8:14) A Coaching time is all about you
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She has also furthered her coach training at School of Light and Life, Continued Coach Education (CCE), both of which are accredited through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).