Coaching is a collaborative experience.
I have a wealth of experience to pass on and can utilise MY skills to help you achieve YOUR goal.
THE FIRST SESSION
The first session is generally about 2 hours long and designed to begin the relationship with the coachee.
At this session the approach is agreed which will include clarity of the outcome, timing and location of sessions, feedback models, commitment to agreed tasks, principles of the coaching approach and client preferences on how they want to be coached.
We can be fluid in our thinking about the appropriate environment to support the coaching. This could be a walk in the park, countryside or by a river; a visit to an art gallery or exhibition; a quiet area in a hotel; a location where you have a view; an office meeting room. The environment can provide a different perspective and a mirror which triggers thoughts, ideas and question which will be integrated as a valuable part of the coaching.
Subsequent sessions are generally 2 hours long and will take place on average at 3-6 week intervals.
The number of sessions will vary depending on the nature of the outcome and the agreement with the manager. Typically 3 - 6 sessions are usually sufficient to achieve the required outcome.
About halfway through the coaching a meeting will take place with the manager and coachee to collaboratively give feedback about our progress towards the agreed outcome.
Throughout the process I work to my core values of