There is much more to coaching than simply picking up the phone at a pre-arranged time and connecting with your client for a 30 minute chat! The old axiom “You only get from it, what you dedicated to it” was never more true than for your coaching session. The client must receive maximum value from the session, since the coach receives maximum fees.
If you want to facilitate the successful achievement of your client’s Desired Outcome, every one of the coaching sessions must be purposeful, results-driven and goal-oriented! If you want to charge top coaching fees, you better be for you to go the extra mile and turn your coaching session into a coaching experience.
There are many elements that form a properly executed coaching session. Right here the 10 session criteria that I consider essential for creating a coaching experience!
Before I connect with a client, I always allow myself a quarter-hour to properly get prepared for the session. This is actually the time when I all of the following:
I review my notes.
Every time I conduct a health coaching salary session, I take detailed notes on everything that happens during the training. I am always amazed at how many coaches rely on memory from one session to the next. If you don’t take notes, you are not really a credible and professional coach! Winging always be for the wild birds!
I check my Coaching Timeline.
Every Coaching Program that I get prepared for a client conditional on a 3 – 6 month schedule. I use this timeline to hold both the client and myself accountable for achieving measurable progress toward a Desired Outcome.
I read the “Prep Sheet”.
Prior to every session, my clients submit a Coaching Prep Sheet where they write a quick summary of the progress they made since the last session and where they want to pay some extra time during the next session.
I prepare a Session Agenda.
Based on the notes, timeline and prep sheet, I create a simple agenda that I am going to use to keep the coaching session on track and on time. Now I’m ready to make the letter!
When you engage in a coaching session with your client, it is imperative that you are in associated with the conversation consistently!You are the conductor of one’s “coaching bus” your client is the passenger! While your client may have an itinerary of places that person wants to go, you’re the individual who is driving public transit that will bring them there!
This is extremely true if you’re giving for free a free initial coaching session! You’re passenger hasn’t even paid for public transit ticket yet, so don’t let them grab the controls! If they can drive public transit themselves, why does the catering company need you? Yet so many coaches allow their clients to “hijack” the coaching bus and take control of this session.
If you to be able to deliver a quality coaching session, you should be in hold! How do you maintain control? By asking questions!
Lead the conversation by asking questions! These questions must be targeted and focused on the Outcome. Listen intently to your client’s answers!
Ask more factors! Maintain control! And then wait for your “Coaching Climax”!
Creating Coaching Orgasms.
A Coaching Climax is the ‘mental trigger’ that validates and authenticates a pivotal point in a coaching session.I deliberately chose the word ‘climax’ as a metaphor for the powerful impact it on a coaching client.A skillful Coach can achieve multiple Coaching Climaxes to get a client during a coaching session.
If your client does not experience at least one coaching climax you will discover potentially 15 minutes of coaching, your coaching session did not measure up to your rigorous standards in the place of Coaching EXPERT!
A sure-fire for you to keep your clients motivated and on course is to provide measurable accomplishments during and following each coaching session.Recognize the progress the client has made since the last session and point out any recent ‘milestones’ that he/she has got a chance to.A ‘Success Formula’ is created when a string of ‘milestones’ are recorded within the path to achieving a Desired Judgment.
Keeping focus across the Desired Outcome.
If you don’t keep focus on Desired Outcome, the client may start to wander in different directions. While surely do not for you to stifle any chance your clients to be able to a Coaching Climax, you must guard against any random deviations from the session agenda. A person don’t don’t, the session will miss its objective and get difficult to record in your notes in the context of the overall Desired Outcome.