Working with a coach will provide you with several benefits. The most basic benefits you will receive from working with me as your coach are self-awareness, clarity, and accountability. First you will become more aware of what you are passionate about, the values that are most important to you, and the natural strengths that you posses. Armed with this awareness, you will be able to develop clarity about what you want to achieve in your career or as a leader. You will determine what type of career will be most fulfilling for you and what you need to do to design such a career. Finally, I will provide a measure of accountability to help you achieve your goals. I will be help you keep your vision for your career fresh in your mind and work through the road blocks you encounter along the way.

    Top 10 Benefits

    According to my clients, here are the most important benefits they have received from working with me.

    1. Confidence – Increased confidence in their ability to succeed in their role and effectively work through difficult situations.

    2. Perspective – Ability to look at situations from different angles and understand where other people are coming from.

    3. Problem solving – Learning to think through challenging situations and developing the ability to solve problems on their own.

    4. Clarity about Strengths & Passions – Identifying their specific strengths and passions and how to apply them to their current or future careers.

    5. Dealing with Conflict – Ability to handle difficult conversations and effectively address employee performance issues.

    6. Personal Accountability – Learning to focus on what they have influence over and how to effectively respond to situations in order to promote change.

    7. Transitioning to a New Role – Identifying and working through potential obstacles to avoid or minimize potential mistakes.

    8. Prioritization – Learning how to focus on what is most important at any given time and not become consumed by the need to get everything done.

    9. Communication – Developing strategies to communicate more openly and effectively with employees and colleagues.

    10. Planning – Developing concrete action plans to achieve their personal and career goals.

    Coaching Characteristics

    My clients have highlighted the following characteristics of my coaching style as having the most significant impact on our relationship.

    1. Effective listening that creates a comfortable, non-judgmental, objective, and confidential environment.

    2. Asking good probing questions that get to the heart of an issue and help the client to develop their own solutions.

    3. Strategic mindset and the ability to see possibilities that other do not.

    4. Ability to bring out the best in others and help them recognize their strengths.

    5. Ability to inspire passion and energy in others in order to achieve their goals.

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." 
--Howard Thurman