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Rapport = #1 Indicator of Coaching Success

Rapport is a harmonious interaction and connection between the coach and client.  Rapport is the #1 indicator of success for a coaching relationship. About Rapport: Rapport starts with an agreement and Code of Ethics and built on with coaching competence … Read more

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Coaching Agreement

A written coaching agreement outlines the parameters of the coaching relationship.  It is foundational to building an effective coaching engagement.  A Coaching Agreement includes exploring what the client wants from the relationship as a whole and starting each session by … Read more

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Agreement Before Moving Forward

Before beginning coaching, through the written coaching agreement, the coach and client agree to the nature of the relationship, boundaries, time commitment, fees, and confidentiality, among other salient points. Sometimes there is a free introductory session where the coach asks … Read more

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Stairway to Success Analogy of a Coaching Relationship

The analogy of building a staircase aligned to building a coaching relationship is a tool for the client and the coach to use as they co-create the coaching relationship. The Center for Coaching Certification (CCC) designed the Stairway to Success … Read more

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Reflection

In the examples shared in this blog series, the client in the story moved through many phases and worked in many areas of their life.  While each client is different in terms of how many things are covered during a … Read more

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Coaching Plus – Resume Support

In setting up the coaching relationship, the option for training or consulting in addition to coaching was discussed and planned with Katrina.  As discussed in coach training, it is essential to be clear on roles and to schedule services other … Read more

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Coaching Competencies Engage Coaching Clients

Duringcoaching certification, the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach from the International Coach Federation, ICF, are taught and developed.  In addition to these competencies being great soft skills in terms of people and communication, these competencies support the effectiveness of … Read more

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How do I know if hiring a coach is right for me?

Whether advancing your career, moving past a challenge, or choosing to create meaningful change, a coach is your single most powerful tool.  Given that is a bold claim, consider the research that backs it up. Forbes magazine said, “Do you have … Read more

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Career Coaching

Here is an example of a career coaching engagement using models, processes, and the coaching competencies. Envision a career coaching opportunity.  Sometimes the challenge is recognizing which role will best serve the coachee – trainer, consultant, or coach.  Often the … Read more

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Pros and Cons of Models and Processes

During coach training it is helpful to learn different models and processes to increase awareness and for greater flexibility in adjusting to individual clients.  There are pros and cons to using a specific coaching model or process. Pros: A way … Read more

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