WHEN AND HOW OFTEN: Once you have committed to coaching, we will establish a time for you to phone me to begin our weekly sessions. It is very important that you phone in promptly each week. Sessions will last 45 minutes. There may be checklists and/or forms to fill out and discuss together which will be sent via email. At the beginning of each session, we will recap the past week and determine what you want to accomplish for the next week. You set the goals, you set the pace, and you determine the success. In between sessions, you will have the opportunity to briefly correspond with me via email for support.
MY EXPECTATIONS: As your coach, I will keep you on track, always reminding you of your goals, checking to see if they’ve changed, and working with you through obstacles that get in the way. By answering thought provoking questions and doing internal examination, you will uncover much about yourself. Although you ultimately determine your commitment to the process, I may challenge you to step out of your comfort zone, if necessary, to expedite progress. As your coach, I will nudge a little here and there and reinforce your successes which will empower you to press onward. You will set short and long term goals and report to me the successes from the previous week. In essence, I will be your accountability partner, cheerleader, and trusted confidant.
DURING THE WEEK: There will be steps for you to take each week before the next session which will ultimately help you reach your goal. Who decides the steps? YOU DO!!! Together, we will brainstorm a plan for the week and you will decide what steps you want to take. Each step brings you closer to your goal and with each step, you are empowered!! The more work you are willing to do, the quicker you will see results.
LENGTH OF TIME TO BE COACHED: How long does coaching take? The length of coaching depends on how quickly you are willing to do the work involved to meet your goals. There is no set time frame. Some coaching partnerships move quickly and have success in a few weeks. Some may take 3 months. Still others may choose to stay with their coach for continual support. The decision is yours. I will continue to coach you until one of us determines we have reached a good stopping place.
email Shirley: coachShirley@gmail.com