Making Connections think of coaching as bridging the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. The coaching relationship works through a dynamic, empowering partnership focussed entirely on the client’s agenda, enabling them to exceed personal and professional goals. Coaching provides time and space to explore what is important to yourself in an ever increasing complex world.
Amongst other things Personal Performance Coaching can address:
- Limiting Beliefs
- Values and Beliefs
- Explore your sense of self and the world
- Setting and achieving goals
At the centre of Personal Performance Coaching is the premise that the client has the power to unlock their own goals to help themselves. Offering advice, opinions and judgement would undermine some of the basic principles behind coaching, which include:
- Subjectivity: we all have different perspectives of the world – No one perspective is right or wrong, however, some perspectives are restrictive and can stop a person becoming who they want to be.
- Empowerment: it is within everyone’s capability to adjust the limits of their own perspective. With the help of a coach, anyone can challenge themselves.
- Guidance: there is a difference between an instructor and a guide. An instructor shows a person exactly what to do, whereas a guide provides the tools and support a person needs to do something for themselves. A coach is a guide and challenger, not an instructor.
Coaching can take place face-to-face or via Skype, email or telephone. You may wish to have weekly, bi-weekly or monthly sessions. You can also have email / telephone contact between sessions if you so wish (by arrangement). Coaching courses typically last 6 sessions but may last much longer depending on the client.
If you are looking for executive or business coaching, please do not hesitate to contact Making Connections for a referral.