The Coaching Process:
Coaching provides a safe, honest, direct and potentially challenging environment where the Client (Coachee) is able to gain deeper insights into themselves, the challenges they face and to generate options for moving forward.
- Each session will be goal focused depending on what the client would like to achieve
- Flexibility is built in to address current business critical topics
- Support materials, reading and reference are provided as needed.
- The coaching relationship is a confidential relationship between coach and coachee. The coach will not disclose any details of the coaching without the consent of the coachee.
- We adhere to the code of ethics set forth by the ICF (see below)
Participants (Organization sponsored):
- Coachee (person being coached)
- Coach (person coaching)
- Sponsor (line manager or other key stakeholder of the coachee's organization)
How Coaching works:
- "Chemistry" Meeting (usually 30-60 minutes):
- - this is to determine if there is a good fit between coach and potential coachee and to agree to work together going forward
- Initial Meeting (up to 2 hours):
- - between the Coachee and Coach.
- - To set goals and objectives and gain background information about the Coachee's particular coaching needs.
- - Where the Coachee is being sponsored by the organization, a three-way meeting with the Coachee's sponsor is recommended (to participate in setting goals and objectives)
- Coaching Programme commences:
- - 6 to 7 meetings (incl. "Discovery" - see below)
- - Meet once every 3-4 weeks (approx)
- - If the client is working towards a deadline, meetings may be more frequent.
- - Meetings are 1-1.5 hours in length.
- "Discovery" (usually before the coaching programme commences or very early on):
- - To help Coachee gain personal insight of their impact and as a diagnostic of strengths and preferences. The Discovery Phase may include:
- - Psychometric questionnaires E.g. 360 degree, personality or style inventory etc. or
- - 1 to 1 interviews with a selection of the Coachee's direct reports, peers, and managers. Information is summarised and fedback to the Coachee.
- Programme End:
- - Evaluation meeting (recommended) to discuss progress towards goals and next steps if needed
- - If the coaching has been sponsored by the organisation, we recommend the sponsor to attend as well