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SFP 57 – Episode 57: Our Perception matters: How to be minutely curious about clients being at their best with Dr. Adam Froerer

Simply Focus Podcast – Episode #57

Hosted by: Elfie Czerny & Dominik Godat | Intro: Bibiana Czerny & Ken Brooks | Music: www.bensound.com 

SFP 57 - Episode 57: Our Perception matters: How to be minutely curious about clients being at their best with Dr. Adam Froerer

by Elfie Czerny & Dominik Godat | Simply Focus Podcast | 33:53

„There are also these other moments in your life where you are at your very best or the kind of person that you want to be. Could you tell me about that person?”

„Each day people are saying, don’t look at me like I am amazing. And we have the opportunity to try to push past and say „You are not going to win this one, I am going to see you as amazing.“

„Co-construction doesn’t mean that we just follow aimlessly behind our client. Co-construction means that we contribute something to that. So, when we understand what our contributions can be, then we can be meaningful and purposeful about putting them in places that hopefully are useful.”
Assoc. Prof. Adam Froerer

Show Notes

In today’s episode, we talk with Dr. Adam Froerer, Assoc. Prof. at Mercer University, about

  • what fascinates him with Solution Focus,
  • how questions change with a different perception or how to be minutely curious about clients being at their best,
  • how to come to more meaningful places with Solution Focus,
  • focusing on change in the past, present and/or the future,
  • how to practice to see people at their best,
  • „late nights“ – a family ritual or how Adam and his wife have important conversations with their children,
  • how he uses Solution Focus with his students at Mercer University or staying persistent in seeing people as capable of figuring out their own answers,
  • his research project about different pre-suppositions in Solution Focus,
  • practicing language or the importance of understanding how language is used, listening and understanding the meaning of the client,
  • The challenge of the week: Find a person that you don’t know (…) and practice finding out about their brilliance. What do you do best? How did you get good at that? …”

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