Frequently asked questions
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Below are a list of the most frequently asked questions.
How long does coaching take?
People sign up for the amount of coaching that they need, want, can afford.
You can have a single, 30 minute laser-coaching session to work on a single problem or agree a series of sessions over a period of time to suit you, your plans and your pocket.
See also How Many Sessions on our Coaching page
How you are coached is dependent on how you want to be coached, what time you have available and where you are located.
For Personal Coaching you can be coached:
In fact, your coach may use a mixture of all these methods to help you.
Corporate Coaching is normally done face to face with the sessions being backed up with telephone, email or MSN Messenger support.
See also Is Coaching Face to Face on our Coaching page
How do I choose what to be coached on?
You will agree with your coach, before you start, what areas YOU want to work on. Your coach will then give you a personal coaching plan detailing what has been agreed. This forms the basis of your contract with your coach.
If you have come to us as a Personal Client then you set the agenda.
If you have come to us as a Corporate Client, we will agree with you and your employer the scope of what we will be working on together - this prevents anyone from expecting us to direct you into any actions.
Coaching is about you being in control.
See also What Happens When I'm Coached on our Coaching page.
How do I know I've had enough sessions?
Your personal coaching plan will show how many sessions you have agreed to with
your coach. However, as you reach your goals, your coach may suggest you space
out your final sessions to allow you to work on the longer term goals or may
even suggest that you no longer need their support, at this time.
See also What Happens When I'm Coached on our Coaching page and So I Only Need to be Coached Once? on our Coaching page
What's the Coaching Gym?
Often, when people get to the end of their coaching sessions they feel that whilst they don't need weekly coaching sessions they still need some support / motivation to help them with their long term goals.
The Coaching Gym is a way to achieve this.
You choose how much support you want and we work out a package for you. Depending on what you choose, you can have unlimited email / MSN support. Even the opportunity to book telephone / face to face sessions quickly when you need them.
The difference is, instead of paying for each session, email or MSN contact, you pay a single monthly fee. There are terms and conditions but these are briefly covered in the What's the Coaching Gym section on our Coaching page.
See also What's the Coaching Gym on our Coaching page.
How much does it cost to be coached?
If you are paying for yourself, treating someone as a present, or budgeting for your company, cost is always important.
What we charge is linked to what you want us to do. Obviously, a 30 minute session will cost less than a series of sessions. What we do is talk with you first to see what you want and need and then work out with you your own personal plan - this is dictated by how much time you can focus on your coaching, availability of you and your coach and the type of coaching you
We believe that we offer exceptionally good rates, and our clients agree with us.
Because we are able to be flexible on how we coach we are able to ensure that we can offer you a package that you can afford and that delivers the right results.
Trainers often talk about the cost of a course being an 'investment' as if this makes it any more affordable.
Put it in perspective - for the cost and time that you would spend on a facial or a good hair cut, we can help you choose which direction you want to go in your career and how to start to market yourself. How much is that worth to you?
email Liz for further information on costs
What areas can you coach on?
Coaching can be applied to any and every area of your life.
Your current job or your future career
Your family life
Life Crossroads / Crisis
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