Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.

Edward de Bono

Sustainable & Powerful Change

Be comfortable with change. Foster teamwork & initiative. Communicate with clarity. Develop your leadership.

Coaching can create deep, lasting and profound changes in your life. Through coaching you become more connected to your values, unique abilities and what’s REALLY important to you.

Coaching creates a powerful dynamic relationship between two people. However, rather than instruct, advise or problem solve, the job of the coach is to ask questions, listen and empower. Coaches believe their clients are already great and it’s their job to provide support to enhance the skills, resources and creativity the client already has to achieve extraordinary results.

You will gain clarity about what you want and how to achieve it. By taking more effective and focused actions, you become more passionate about work and life, are more fully engaged, have invigorated momentum and experience more satisfaction, joy and balance in life.

When you are truly ready for change, whether you know exactly what you want, or not, coaching will propel you forward through internal motivation and inspiration.

You achieve more of the results you want when you combine forces with a skilled professional. A coach partners with a client and their team in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires and supports them to maximize their potential.

Professional coaches are trained to listen, observe, and to elicit solutions and strategies from the client. The coach’s job is to enhance and refine the latent skills, resources, and creativity inherent in the client, whether individually or in a group setting.

A strong advocate

Even more relevant than skill level is the experience and specific expertise of the coach.  The hallmark of a successful coaching relationship is the depth of trust, safety and connection you have with your coach. You need to trust that this partner will empower you or your organization to achieve YOUR definition of extraordinary and success.

An important connection

Before making your selection, it’s a good idea to speak with several coaches. Many coaches offer a complimentary session. Experiencing various coaching techniques will enable you to find the style that best suits you.

Questions to ask prospective coaches

  • Are you professionally trained and certified from an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited institution?
  • What standards, ethics and guidelines do you adhere to?
  • What references can you provide me with?
  • What experience, skills or abilities do you have that match my needs?
  • What are your specialties?
  • What kinds of clients are you passionate about working with?What makes you a fabulous coach?

Questions to ask yourself

  • Do I have a sense of rapport, trust and confidence with this coach?
  • Do I feel I have this coach’s full and undivided attention?
  • Do feel I understood, respected and held to my best self by this coach?
  • Do I feel we have a similar communication style and connection?
  • Would I feel safe bringing ANY topic I feel compelled to be coached on with this person?
  • Possibly the most relevant question of all is ~ What is my intuitive ‘gut’ reaction telling me?