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Sustaining the Journey

The Impact of Spoon Feeding

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October 21, 2013

"Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon." -E. M. Forster

As you reflect on this quote, what meaning does it have for you? How true is it from your own experiences?

Who has “spoon fed,” you in your career and who has taken a coaching stance to develop your internal resources? What have been the effects?

As you think about your colleagues, who are you “spoon feeding,” and who are you coaching? What are you noticing about impact?

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