What is Coaching?
Coaching is a form of support, built on trust and honesty, which helps you to develop a greater understanding of your wishes, desires and abilities, empowering you to make decisions and take actions, creating changes that enable you to achieve what you want.
It is not teaching, mentoring, counselling, therapy or just a way of someone else finding the solutions for you. The person being coached holds the responsibility for their own lives and the results they get from coaching. Ultimately, coaching is about clarifying goals, identifying possibilities, deciding what to do and taking action.
How it Works
Sessions usually last around one hour and can take place at your home, your office or another convenient venue by agreement.
A series of sessions is usually preferable as it enables the coaching relationship to develop, allows momentum to build and encourages action as progress is made from one session to another but for some people it may be more appropriate to begin with a shorter series or even a one-off session.
In each session, the coach will use a combination of observation, questioning, listening and feedback to enable you to develop a greater understanding of your current situation and generate new ways to resolve issues, define what you want to achieve, identify actions and make them happen.