Are there professional standards for the coaching industry?
Yes, there is a code of ethics, core competencies, accreditation processes and an International Coach Federation (industry association) that promotes the advancement of coaches. To learn more about this, click here: http://www.coachfederation.org/ICF/
How will I know you are the right coach for me?
During our initial conversations and/or discovery session, together we will identify if this is an appropriate fit. So, before you say "yes", you will have a sample of what the coaching experience will be like. Until then, click on my ABOUT page to learn more.
How do I get started in the coaching process?
If you are interested in beginning the coaching process, please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org so we can schedule our initial discovery session to further explore the details of the coaching relationship.
What can I expect from you as my coach?
Partnership – to bring out the best, the deepest, and the truest in you.
Safe space – to support, encourage and provide room for exploration.
Respect and confidentiality – to open dialogue and allow for forward movement.
Careful listening, input, straight feedback and a sounding board.