HOW CAN COACHING HELP ME?
Before I answer that, let me ask you a couple of questions …
- Do you struggle to meet deadlines?
- When you have finished a project, do you find yourself wondering if you have done everything to meet the requirements … to satisfy your boss or your spouse?
- Your live is littered with abandoned, half-finished projects or goals?
- You find yourself looking back on your business or career achievements and are left regretting that you didn’t do certain things?
- Do you consider yourself ambitious, wanting to move up in the world – ahead of your peers, friends, work colleagues?
- You fear performance appraisals … or doing a personal performance review to assess what you have actually done with your time?
- Week-ends come and go and your list of projects just gets longer? • You avoid the word ‘procrastination”?
- You and your business are in a desperate state – you no longer know what to do?
- Projects get finished, but it is always a rush to finish at the end, and sometimes that impacts the next project I’m given?
- I find it hard to start new projects or I start well but invariably fade out after a couple of hours/days/weeks?
If you answered ‘yes’ to at least three of these questions … coaching could make a significant difference in your life and in your business. It’s defined as “a professional, collaborative and outcomes-driven method of learning that seeks to develop an individual and raise self-awareness so that he or she might achieve specific goals and perform at a more effective level”.
HOW CAN BUSINESS COACHING HELP ME?
Rather than looking at your life generically, you get the benefit of focusing on your concept, business or career and transform your life in that specific area … giving you “a professional, collaborative and outcomes-driven method of learning that seeks to develop an individual, specifically their business competencies, capabilities and capacity while raising self-awareness so that he or she might achieve specific goals and perform at a more effective level in the commercial and non-commercial business world – “. Finally. you have the benefit of a dedicated, trained and experienced Coach who comes alongside you facilitates and assists you in achieving the business or career-related goals you set, by holding you accountable. … I operate with one goal in mind – to equip you so that …
THE COACHING ROLE
The role of a business coach changes as you move through the coaching process.
Stage 01 First and foremost a LISTENER – to hear what you have to say, not just immediately trying to find solutions
Stage 02 The, an ANALYSER asking questions – the goals is to understand you, the style of business person you are, the business you are involved in and your respective status … to maximise the environment
Stage 03 Moving to the role of a PROVOCATEUR – working to assess what you can immediate become and achieve, within the boundaries facing you.
Stage 04 Becoming a CATALYSER – here we start to look for possible solutions so that you can make your successes possible
Stage 05 That’s followed by being an INSPIRER – stimulate your cognitive processing process to move towards solid solutions with manageable key performance indicators
Stage 06 Becoming a MOTIVATOR is the next stage, working with you and supporting you as we develop SMART solutions, develop an implementation plan and implement a prioritised development plan. A plan that concentrates your thinking allows you to filter out the superfluous and focuses on the future.
Stage 07 The final stage of this process is the MANAGER stage. Assisting you to implement, review, control and adapt your personal plan.
This all adds up to being a coach.