The ABC’s of Coaching

Values are the building blocks of coaching. Generally, if we are dissatisfied with aspects of our life it is due to not honoring our values. Identify and live your values, and you strengthen the foundation from which everything else is built.

C larity

O pportunity

A ccountability

C reativity

H umor

I ntegrity

N arrative

G ratification

Our Goal Is…

Coaching is a creative alliance designed
by you, the client, to realize
your fullest potential.

You already posses all the talents you need. Life coaching will provide you the immediate support and tangible tools to accelerate your success while minimizing your stress.

“Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”

Susan Ertz

(1894-1985)

The Client’s Objective Is…

  • Become the architect of your own life and career.
  • Enjoy the present while pursuing the future.
  • Request and direct the coach’s contribution.
  • Remain ‘coachable’ and open to possibility.
  • Embrace your values, celebrate your successes and live a life of choice.
  • Treat the coaching relationship as a partnership with commitment, honesty and respect.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas Alva Edison

(1847-1931)

The Coach’s Objective Is…

  • See you as creative, resourceful and capable of creating the life you want.
  • Hear your desires and dreams even when you are unable to verbalize them.
  • Speak the hard truths and shift the attitudes that get in your way.
  • Ask a lot of you, believe in you and support you throughout your journey.
  • Help you to embrace your values, celebrate your successes and live a life of choice.
  • Treat the coaching relationship as a partnership with commitment, honesty and respect.

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

James Baldwin

(1924-1987)

A Client Is…

Willing – You have a willingness to explore, grow, shake things up, meet challenges and celebrate successes.

Creative – You are fun and imaginative and eager to move beyond the predictable.

Respectful – You have a sense of reverence and awe for yourself and the world around you.

Open – You are open to receiving information, processing thoughts and expressing feelings in new ways.

Resilient – Living a reflective life and taking action to create positive change requires a strong spirit and tender heart.

Magnificent – You sense the greatness of your potential and the unlimited possibilities available to you.

“A 10% change in behavior brings about 180o shift in perspective which opens a whole new world of possibilities.”

Stacey Jill Zackin

“I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.”

Anatole France

(1844-1924)

A Coach Is…

Your Partner in achieving life & career goals.

Your Champion during times of transition.

Your Trainer in communication and life skills.

Your Sounding Board when making choices.

Your Motivation when strong actions are called for.

Your Unconditional Support when you take a hit.

Your Mentor in personal development.

Your Co-Designer in creating an extraordinary life.

Your Beacon during stormy times.

Your Mirror to reflect your true self.

Your Wake-Up Call when you’re tempted to snooze.

Your Companion to share your journey.

“Everything can be taken away from a man but one thing, to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

Victor E. Frankl

(1905-1997)

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