Who can benefit from coaching? Everyone. Coaching is a confidential, personalized and interactive process that supports individuals to achieve business and personal goals. Athena Alliance coaches provide guidance for clients to clarify their vision and goals, provide a structure where the coach uses a variety of tools to assist the client in setting and achieving goals in their life.
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What is Coaching?
- Interactive process that supports individuals to achieve personal and business goals
- Guidance for clients to clarify their vision and goals
- A tailored system to meet the unique needs of each individual
- A structure where the coach uses a variety of tools to assist the client in setting and achieving goals in their life
- Coaching is NOT therapy – it is a support system to help move individuals to create greater results in their life
Who can Benefit?
- Individuals ~ career change, life planning, health and fitness, relationship enhancement
- Entrepreneurs ~ expand business, test new markets, expand knowledge and experience
- Organizations ~ executives, high potential employees, mid level managers, supervisors, team members, individuals
Each coaching situation is unique and tailored to fit the personal needs of each client. Coaching sessions can be conducted in one of three ways – face to face, telephone or e-mail. Some of the tools a coach may use include:
- Assessment tools
- Listening intuitively
- Follow up process
- Focus, Commitment and Intention
- Challenging questions to facilitate a paradigm shift
- Complete confidentiality
Every High Performing Leader needs a coach
Leadership coaching is a highly customize program that identifies top priorities, key results, and changes they need to make. Sustainable growth means change:
· Accelerate results
· Get Optimized
· Step into a higher leadership role sooner
MANAGER AS COACH
We will begin a systematic exploration of Solution Outcome Methodologies applied to coaching, and show how they integrate wonderfully to cohere a framework of powerful questions. We will show some best-practice methods for moving beyond ‘hands on’ management.
Defining Managerial Coaching:
- What does coach training contribute to effective management?
- The key difference between “Boss” management and a “Coaching” style of management”
- Becoming a managerial coach
Explore Powerful Coaching Questions:
- How to coach the employee towards clear aims and results through organizing effective questions.
- Managers move from being “answer givers” to “question askers”.
- Outcome development questions: Effective tools to create a clear mandate for employees growth
- Vision development questions: Effective tools to create energy and commitment to a new vision
- How do people become passionate about what they want?
Relationship Building Skills – Taking Coach Position:
The structure of effective coaching conversations starts with building trust and relationship.
Effective Structures for Coaching:
Here, we will begin a systematic exploration of Solution Outcome Methodologies applied to coaching, and show how they integrate wonderfully to cohere a framework of powerful questions. We will show some best-practice methods for moving beyond ‘hands on’ management.
- Effective Contracts and how they build success.
- Push Button questions, exceptions questions and scaling questions
- Experiential, hands-on well-developed exercises.
Leading through Gaining Commitment:
Leading through gaining commitment not compliance, means that we learn how to manage by using people’s own self evaluations as the cornerstone to ongoing improvement. We leave behind the pitfalls of power management. It is important to understand the natural habits of leadership through feedback.
- How to develop your employees self evaluation of their own effectiveness.
- How to develop awareness of behaviors and their results.
- How to move beyond the “Failure Frame”.