Yes, the name is a bit cheeky. But all jokes aside, CoachingAF is here to help individuals like yourself gain the clarity and confidence to make the best decisions in your personal and professional lives.
Below you'll get a better understand of what coaching is, how you personally can benefit from a coach, what a coaching relationship with me entails, and a little context on my history with coaching.
Coaching is about working with someone to deal with an unresolved issue. That issue can be anything, including but not limited to the following:
Coaching is NOT about me telling you what to do - it's about helping you to realize the innate power and confidence you've had all along. My role is to guide and shepherd.
Once we get further into the career exploration journey, I often help my clients with the specific details around job planning:
I tend to work with three distinct groups. If you can't answer some of these questions below, then coaching might be for you.
Part of addressing any unresolved issue is first identifying what that issue is. Often times, "I hate my job" becomes "My jobs doesn't address the things I value," which then becomes "What do I actually value?"
If you're interested in proceeding, we have two ways to do so:
Everyone's journey is going to be different. Some coachees arrive with a clear idea of what they want and simply lack the how to get there. Others don't know why they should pursue something or have not found the end destination. As a result, you'll get some intangible benefits. Ideally this will include clarity on what's important to you or new ways of looking on information (what I call "wrinkles in the brain."
There are also tangible things you'll take away, including a wide variety of tools that are designed to identify different ideas, including but not limited to:
This is a fantastic question. I've been the beneficiary of three amazing executive coaches in my professional lifetime.
And through all of those hard conversations and tough questions, they never told me what to do. They helped me discover what was locked away inside my head and heart all along. That's what coaching can do for anyone - as it did for me.
I've also completed the Co-Active Professional Coach Training program and utilize the Co-Active methods when engaging in clients.
For more on how I found my dream job, see my post on LinkedIn from 2017.