WHAT  is Professional Coaching?

.....distant horizons brought closer

 A Professional Coach is your:

  Partner in achieving business and personal goals         

  Trainer in communications and life skills

  Sounding board when making tough choices

  Motivator when strong actions are called for

  Mentor in personal development

  Unconditional support when you take a hit

  Co-designer when creating an extraordinary project

  Champion during a turnaround

  Beacon during stormy times

  Wake-up call if you don't hear your own

  Partner in helping you have all of what matters most to you

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Reprinted with permission. 

Our role is to ask powerful questions that allow you to choose what you want, what you are prepared to do to get it and what is the timeframe for completion.

Professional coaches provide an ongoing partnership designed to help clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Coaches help people improve their performance and enhance the quality of their lives.

Coaches are trained to listen, to observe and to customize their approach to individual client needs. They seek to elicit solutions and strategies from the client; they believe the client is naturally creative and resourceful. The coach's job is to provide support to enhance the skills, resources, and creativity that the client already has.

What are some specific outcomes of Professional Coaching?

  • Improved communication
  • Increased productivity
  • Get a project moving
  • Provide a catalyst for results where needed
  • Common grounds in the changing expectations of employees and employers
  • More healthful trends in the workplace
  • Energized employees who meet a shared goal
  • Reinforced values of loyalty and security
  • Specific evaluation criteria for ones company
  • Future or career satisfaction for each employee
  • Determination of ones readiness to strike out on their own or look for another career
  • More motivated sales force

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