About Coaching

What is Coaching

“Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand.”

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Coaching is a goal-directed, results-orientedsystematic process in which one person facilitates sustained changes in another individual or group, through fostering the self-learning and growth of the coachee (the client of coaching).

 Coaching tends to focus on the achievement by a coachee of a goal or specific skill.

 Coaching increases the independence within the individual, and reducing reliance.

 Coaching helps the client develop a new way of seeing, feeling about and behaving in situations that are defined by the client as problematic.

 Instructing and coaching differs. Instructors disseminate knowledge, however, coaches help clients build skills,accompany achievements, and guide changes.

Coaching is an excellent way to attain a certain work behavior that will improve leadership, employee accountability, teamwork, sales, communication, goal setting, strategic planning and more.

 Coaching can be provided in a number of ways, including one-on-one, group coaching sessions and large scale organizational work.

 There is also an underlying assumption that the person being coached is willing to participate in coaching and possess the underlying abilities and talents to achieve the goal that they set for themselves.

One-on-One Coaching

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Coaching is a goal-directed, results-orientedsystematic process in which one person facilitates sustained changes in another individual or group.  Coaching starts with a goal or a situation a coachee perceives it as problematic.

Through one-on-one systematic process, an expert coach will guide you – through customizing the process, methods and content to you specific needs – towards achieving your goals and improving problematic situations in life or in workplace (company, NGO, or SME).

One-on-one coaching covers:

  • Business coaching for executive. It covers developing a business and marketing plan, organizing team, improving a business process, implementing HR system, and many others.

 

  • Life and Emotional Intelligence Coaching. Your coach works with you to achieve specific personal life objective, or treat a problematic situation. For instance, it includes interpersonal communication, time, confidence, stress, assertiveness, decision making, creative thinking or negotiation.

 

Advantages of one-on-one coaching

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  • Customized to your needs, environment, and conditions
  • Focus on tangible results and achieving specific goals
  • Develop independence and self-reliance on the future
  • Focus on developing your skills and positive attitude
  • Practice in real-world scenarios related to the problem you want to solve
  • Can be tailored according to your calendar and budget
  • Concrete and targeted to solve specific problems to you in particular context
  • Follow up, and measuring improvements according to your targeted areas of change

The process of coaching

The process of coaching is managed through:

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The process of coaching involves the following:process3

Coaching versus training

Criteria Coaching Public training
Customization Customized to your needs, environment, and conditions Serves general needs
Outcomes Focus on tangible results and achieving specific goals Providing general knowledge
Dependency Develop independence and self-reliance Does not necessary treat the dependency issue
Practice Practice in real-world scenarios related to the problem you want to solve Mainly, knowledge with some accompanying workshops
Competency Focus on skills and development of attitude Focus on understanding
Methods Experiential learning, problem-based learning, interactive exercise, and workshops, behavioral change methods, trial and error, etc. Interactive group exercises
 Convenience Can be tailored according to your calendar and budget Public prices and static training time
Problem solving Concrete and targeted to solve specific problems to you in particular Abstract principles to deal with problems in general
Follow up and measuring improvement It is based on follow up, and measuring improvements according to your targeted areas of change
Change It is main function is to bring change It is main function is to provide knowledge