There is often confusion about not only what goes on during coaching sessions but also how to decide what changes to make or goals to work on when being coached. The lack of clarity in these areas can keep some people from making the commitment to work with a coach. So let’s get everything cleared up.
Essentially, the first order of business when you set out to work with a coach is to establish where you are right now: Point A. This requires a cold, hard look at your current reality.
Next, figure out the place you want to end up in the not-too-distant future: Point B. Your coach may start with the question What will be different in six months because of the changes you are about to make?
Once you are clear on Points A and B, you and your coach can put together a plan. When creating…
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