Coaching Confidentiality

Month: July 2017

Coaching Confidentiality

    I have shared a lot about the concepts and logistics of coaching; now I am going to share something that is a bit more personal. For a coaching relationship to be effective, there has to be trust between the coach and the client. That is a non-negotiable. For there to be trust, there needs to be some agreement on what is confidential and what is not. This doesn’t mean you need to sign an iron clad non-disclosure agreement. I would recommend that you start with a conversation outlining what information stays between the two of you and more

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Working with Your Coach

We have talked a bit about finding a coach and the reasons to use a coach. Let’s now turn to working with your coach. First Meeting When you select a coach there are a few things you should expect. First, they should meet with you to understand your needs. A coach will ask probing questions to get to the root cause of the issue. For example, you might be stuck in a rut at work. The coach will ask questions to understand how to address these issues. You may need a change of scenery (new company) or a change of

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