The first session is usually a discovery session where the coach helps the client decipher his/her goal. Thereafter a coaching schedule is decided. Coaching is then carried out as per the pre-decided goal or on the basis of client need.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Coaching entails the discovery of the underlying problem, finding out innovative solutions, arriving at smart actions to execute the solution and setting accountability and responsibility on the client to ensure actions are accomplished.
Coaching can be done in- person, over the telephone, skype or any other medium of video calling. Usually, clients opt for a mix of personal and telephone coaching depending upon their convenience.
The results that one can achieve is unmatched with any fee that can be set of this kind of service. But saying so Coaching is affordable and very much in reach of everyone those who value its true essence.
Yes, Coaching is very result-oriented and goal specific. For each session, a goal is decided and corrective actions are taken to achieve them. It is future bound. All the goals and tasks assigned are to be accomplished in the immediate or distant future.
No. Coaching is operated from the premise that the client is fully capable of carrying out certain actions to bring about a positive change, is sane and equipped to achieve what has been laid out during the coaching session. Coaching doesn’t involve any kind of telling, directing or leading by the coach as opposed to mentoring. Coaching is also not like counselling which offers therapeutic effect to a client and nor is it like consulting where the coach brings her knowledge in helping you formulate a plan. Coaching is about intelligent questioning which can unearth important answers and facts which could lead to solutions to the client’s ongoing issue.