Coaching Costs Money – Here’s the Bottom Line

Coaching Costs Money – Here’s the Bottom Line

In previous articles, we’ve discussed how a coach can help you become more successful, formats of the sessions, and confidentiality issues. By now, I am sure you are thinking, “Bottom line it for me, Katee. How much is this going to cost me?” Let’s talk about costs of a coach. It’s all free! (Just kidding) The costs of a coach are pretty flexible. I will give you an overview of executive coaching options, as well as an overview of a life coach, should you go down that path. Executive coaches work with individuals and organizations. The costs of a coach differ a

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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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Did We Forget About “Dear Abby”?

One of the monthly articles in my favorite magazine answers etiquette questions. I always love to read them and wonder what the person did while they waited for the response in the magazine. Did they confront the mother-in-law who criticized their cooking? Did they send the thank-you note to the uncle who only gave an envelope of cash for the wedding? Since I am not shy about addressing things when they bother me, it always fascinates me. I do like to learn the right answer to address these issues, for future reference. I want to “mind my manners” as the old saying

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Want To Break Through to the Next Level? Find a Coach.

Natural athletes seldom achieve greatness on their own.  A good coach will add so much more to an athlete’s ultimate success by focusing on their strengths and blocking out negative impulses. Coaching, in general, is about looking forward. It is a process of helping people develop a way of thinking that will enable them to make better decisions consistently and sustainably over time. It is about setting goals to strive towards. This is exactly what a professional/personal coach will do for your business. Coaching is for people who are already successful but who want to become even better.  Successful business

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Self-Management: Not Just About Managing Yourself

  The idea of self-management seems pretty simple. It says it all in the name, right? You manage yourself and . . . done.   But self-management is much more. And why does it matter? Self-management helps you to be a better leader. It helps you get shit done and move forward. I have heard a lot of different ways of defining self-management. I think there are 4 things to focus on: adaptability, drive, emotional restraint, and positivity.   Adaptability: When I was an HR baby, I supported a site of about 500 employees. I was learning so much good stuff

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