We use the well-known iceberg metaphor in order to explain our approach to coaching. The visible part of an iceberg, about 1/7 of its mass, is visible above the surface of the water, while 6/7 remain submerged.
It was not the part of the iceberg that showed above the water surface, which caused the Titanic to sink, but the much larger part hidden below…
So, what lies below the water’s surface? What unconscious conclusions and innermost convictions control your thoughts and actions? We will guide you through questions that can lead you to insights.
Nobody is born suspicious and fearful, or distrustful. Instead, everyone learns from experiences – similar or very dissimilar ones – but always ensuring one’s survival. From these learning experiences we develop our cognitive, emotional and behavioural patterns.
‘Tips’ and ‘well-meaning advice’, ‘motivation’ or ‘positive thinking’ do not change the innermost convictions, but remain superficial, or at best, are of short duration.