There is much more to coaching than simply picking up the phone at a pre-arranged some connecting with your client for a 30 minute chat! The old axiom “You only get regarding your 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 health coach description receives maximum liabilities.
If you want to facilitate the successful achievement of your client’s Desired Outcome, every one of one’s 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 account for a properly executed coaching session. A couple of the 10 session criteria that I consider essential for creating a coaching experience!
Before I come in contact with a client, I always allow myself 15 minutes to properly organize the session. This can be a time when I all of the following:
I review my notes.
Every time I conduct a coaching session, I take detailed notes on everything that happens during the workout session. I am always amazed at how many coaches rely on memory from one session to your next. If you don’t take notes, you are not a credible and professional coach! Winging is actually also for the the destruction!
I check my Coaching Timeline.
Every Coaching Program that I get prepared for a client depends upon a 3 – 6 month schedule. I use this timeline to hold both the client and myself in command of 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 brief summary of the progress they made since the last session and where they want to waste 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 Let me use to try to coaching session on the right track and on time. Now I’m ready to make the email!
When you go a coaching session with your client, it is essential to are in associated with the conversation consistently!You are the conductor of your “coaching bus” with your client is the passenger! While your client may have a trip of places your puppy wants to go, you’re the one that is driving public transit that will take them there!
This is particularly so if you’re giving out a free initial coaching session! You’re passenger hasn’t even paid for the actual bus ticket yet, so don’t let them grab the tyre! If they can drive public transit themselves, why turn to need you? Yet so many coaches allow their clients to “hijack” the coaching bus and take control with the session.
If you want to deliver a quality coaching session, you’ve got to be in regulating! How do you maintain control? By asking questions!
Lead the conversation by asking questions! These questions must be targeted and focused on the desired Outcome. Listen intently to your client’s answers!
Ask more factors! Maintain control! And then wait for your “Coaching Climax”!
Creating Coaching Climaxes.
A Coaching Climax is the ‘mental trigger’ that validates and authenticates a pivotal point from a coaching session.I deliberately chose the word ‘climax’ as a metaphor for the powerful impact it’s on a coaching client.A skillful Coach can achieve multiple Coaching Climaxes for a client during a coaching session.
If your client does not experience at least one coaching climax every single single 15 minutes of coaching, your coaching session did not measure up on the rigorous standards on a Coaching EXPERT!
A sure-fire technique keep your clients motivated and on track is to provide measurable accomplishments during and following each coaching session.Recognize the progress the client has made considering that last session and point out any recent ‘milestones’ that he/she has accomplished.A ‘Success Formula’ is created when a string of ‘milestones’ are recorded within the path to achieving a Desired End result.
Keeping focus across the Desired Outcome.
If you don’t keep focus near the Desired Outcome, customer may start to wander in different directions. While surely do not to help stifle any opportunity for your clients accomplish a Coaching Climax, you must guard against any random deviations from the session agenda. If you don’t, the session will miss its objective and will be difficult to record in your notes in the context of the overall Desired Outcome.