Coaches focus where their clients need them to the most. Part of their discussions often include:
By creating the focus of coaching around what a client wants to achieve; coaches assist their clients to maintain focus on that which will make them most successful.
Coaching works for several reasons:
Coaching is becoming popular for several reasons:
Yes. Some clients hire a coach to help them accomplish specific goals or projects. Usually, however, the client keeps working with the coach after that because of the synergy created and the support the relationship provides in setting and meeting goals.
Most coaches ask for a minimum 3 month commitment. There is always the option to discontinue coaching immediately if the partnership is not working for the client. Some coaches ask for a written agreement or contract. For corporate clients, a signed agreement is simply good business.
The cost for coaching varies depending on the type of coaching a client is looking for, the duration of coaching, whether it is personal or corporate coaching and the nature of the project (if there is one).