Promote leaders to engage in self-discovery and draw their own wisdom and insight through listening and questioning without judgement. Coaching builds retention and creates opportunities for unparalleled growth and contribution.
What is coaching?
Coaching is a partnership between a coach and the client and is a thought provoking and creative process that aims to increase awareness and identify actions. It is a non-directive style, built on listening, questioning and withholding judgement. Coaching is fundamentally about facilitating a change that will lead to desired results; creating a movement from a current state to a more desirable future state.
Professional coaching is an ongoing professional relationship that helps people produce extraordinary results in their lives, careers, businesses or organizations. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance and enhance their quality of life. In each session, the client chooses the focus topic, or dilemma of the coaching conversation. This can be in the form of a virtual or physical meeting. the coach actively listens and contributes with observations and questions. The coach will support and challenge the client to create clarity, deepen their learning and move them into action.
The benefits of coaching
Coaching is fundamentally about change. It engages the attitudes and feelings of the client and and provokes positive and self-driven changes that pervades every aspect of life.
Coaching is designed to create short-term results and build the long-term capability of clients to handle future opportunities and challenges. The process focuses on learning and growth, as well as actions and concrete results. Action and learning are fully integrated in the coaching process.
Coaching is designed to challenge and shift our perspectives, so that we see new possibilities for potential action. This is based on the premise that our reality is determined by our perception, beliefs and attitudes - all of which we can change to uncover new possibilities for ourselves.
Some of the personal benefits of coaching include:
Establish and take action towards achieving goals
Become more self-reliant
Gain more job and life satisfaction, [with self-driven changes that are far reaching and comprehensive]
Take greater responsibility and accountability for actions and commitments
Work more easily and productively with others (boss, direct reports, peers)
Communicate more effectively [and engage in more authentic connections with self and others]
Benefits of coaching in organizations:
Empowers individuals and encourages them to take responsibility
Increases employee and staff engagement & improves individual performance
Helps identify and develop high potential employees
Helps identify both organizational and individual strengths and development opportunities
Helps to motivate and empower individuals to excel
Demonstrates organizational commitment to human resource development