A Professional Business Coach is a partner who can help you identify what keeps you and your team from reaching maximum potential. It is a one-on-one relationship that provides a supportive and non-judgmental space to help you reach your goals. A Business Coach can help you strategize and acquire the tools you need to achieve your goals. It consists of steps to help you identify and reframe your thoughts and attitudes.
What types of people have Business Coaches?
All levels of employees from the CEO to key individual contributors work with professional coaches to help attain their goals. Business Coaches work with people in all areas of business including leadership, change management, career advancement, effective communication and more.
How will Business Coaching help?
The results will vary depending on what brings you to a Business Coach. Business Coaching can help you make your current job more gratifying, gain better focus on managing your work, and market your self more effectively. Clients gain clarity on what they want in the future, why they want it and how they are going to achieve it. Clients set the goals, coaches listen deeply, acknowledging, ask powerful questions, provide self observation exercises and feedback.
What happens in a Business Coaching Session?
Each session is tailored to the client and will vary based on individual needs. In the beginning, clients discuss what you are committed to accomplishing while working with a coach. A plan is created to achieve your goals. Periodically, you will get assignments to help direct your progress. The goal is to help you identify and acknowledge obstacles, explore alternate perspectives and celebrate successes. With the conclusion of each session, your goals are revisited and evaluated, then next steps steps are determined to attain your results.
Do I really need a Business Coach, can't I just do it by myself?
Business Coaching can take you above and beyond your own personal limitations. More often than not, people try to achieve their greatest potential, but don’t realize what stands in their way. A business coach can offer an unbiased and objective perspective, that helps you better recognize your filters and habits. Most people experience they are more efficient when working with a Professional Business Coach and this provides the opportunity to swiftly reach their goals.
What is your cancellation policy?
A 24 hour notice is required to cancel all sessions. This will avoid being charged for the session.
How long do people generally work with a Business Coach?
To experience the effectiveness of a business coaching program, clients generally make an initial three-month commitment. At the end of the three months, progress is evaluated by coach and client and options discussed for continued coaching. An initial free 45 minute session is held to determine the goals and the logistics of the coaching agreement.
Is business coaching confidential?
Discussions will be held in confidence and not shared with others. However, coaching discussions are not privileged for legal purposes. The privilege of confidentiality that exists for the clergy, therapists and attorneys is not granted to coaching professionals. That said, business coaching is a confidential process, and your personal information will always be protected.