Category Archives: Frequently Asked Questions

Does it really matter if your coach is an MCC?

I get asked this question, by both other coaches and by clients.      
  • What is a Master Certified coach?
  • Does it really make a difference to the client?
  • Why bother?
It is true that the road to MCC is a long one, needing to log at least 2,500 hours of coaching, pass assessments many times along the way, have mentoring,...
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What is coaching?

What coaching is NOT – counselling, therapy, training, consulting, education – rather- Coaching is about having someone available for you to learn with - about yourself, your business, your behaviours and how they are impacting and in fact, creating your life. It’s like having someone running alongside you invisibly, providing support, feedback, encouragement, challenge and accountability. How...
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What does a coach actually “do”?

Coaches are trained to listen, to observe and to customise their approach to individual client needs. They seek to help you clarify where you are and where you want to go. A coach will help you learn from past actions, behaviours and habits and identify solutions and strategies, make a plan, and then hold you...
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Why does coaching work?

There are many reasons coaching works – the first reason is again, YOU – if you want to change something, really, then that is the first step… that real desire to change. Then working with a coach you will learn to think differently so that you can take different actions that see you achieve a...
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Who does work with a coach?

Coaching is one of the leading tools that successful people use to live extraordinary lives. Because coaching sessions are uniquely tailored to the individual client’s needs, anyone can benefit from coaching no matter what stage they are at in their life. My clients include business owners, senior corporate executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and some non business related...
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Who is coaching NOT for?

Those experiencing mental or emotional issues typically require specialist support in the form of a counsellor, psychologist or psychiatrist. As a professionally trained coach, I am not a specialist in these areas, and only work with those who are mentally and emotionally robust. In taking me on as your coach, you acknowledge that you are mentally...
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How to find the right coach for you

There are some key factors to look for in a coach Qualification and Certification Not all people who call themselves a coach are certified by an accredited professional school, nor are they even true coaches for that matter. Certification is very important, because coaching is a profession that requires very specific skills, conduct...
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What do people usually work on with a coach?

Everyone is different. Goals that clients set might be around growing or changing their business or career, developing their leadership style, health and fitness, creativity, relationships. In my first sessions I help people clarify what it is they are looking to change and set goals around that. Usually there is one area that has more ‘energy’...
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What if I start coaching and then want to stop?

The minimum I will work with someone is for a period covering 12 sessions. The reason there is a minimum is that it allows time for permanent and positive change to occur while being supported by a coach. Should you not be getting what you want from the coaching process then we would need to...
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