Frequently Asked Questions
Coaching is defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as “partnering with clients in a thought provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.”
Prof David Clutterbuck. Founder of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) founder defined coaching as “A learning conversation that helps you develop what you most need.”
An ICF Master credentialed coach defined coaching as “simply facilitating a client to have a conversation with themselves.”
An ICF colleague recently defined said “Coaching taps into your own inner wisdom to find out whats the best solution for you.”
Those availing of coaching include executives, business owners, people leaders, people transitioning in to new roles or reviewing career change options. Coaching enables them to gain clarity about their concerns or issues, build on existing strengths, increase self-awareness, develop strategies reflect, think and move forward with their goals.
My coaching process typically involves a number of sessions where I facilitate you to get clarity about your concern or issues and work with you to develop strategies and actions to address those issues.
For coaching to be effective and for you to gain the maximum benefit you will typically need to engage with me for a number of sessions. (my experience is that the minimum is 3 sessions.) Please get in touch and we can discuss your needs and put together a coaching programme that suits you.
For coaching to be effective and for you to gain the maximum benefit you will typically need to engage with me for a number of sessions. Please get in touch and we can discuss your needs and put together a coaching programme that suits you and provide you with the associated costs?
My coaching sessions are 60 to 90 minutes. I aim to find a logical stopping point. In my experience 90 mins is the longest for a productive session. For more detail get in touch and lets discuss your needs.
Yes, I provide online coaching. In fact, during the COVID-19 pandemic almost all my coaching sessions have been online. Feedback from my clients is that online is highly effective.
I am a Professional Certified (PCC) with the ICF. I trained formally with the Irish Lifecoach Institute. (ILI). For more detail check out the About page on our website.
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Yes I work with teams. I am a certified team coach through ILI and Realize Coaching. For more detail check out the About page on our website.
No, I don’t unfortunately. This is not my area of expertise. I can however recommend excellent career guidance professionals for second level students. Why not get in touch now and I can refer you to the right person?