|| Services: Training
and Associates offers powerful one-on-one coaching services. What is coaching?
Coaching is one of the most highly effective learning programs. A consultant
works with an executive, manager or employee and develops a personalized
learning agenda. Learning is maximized because coaching addresses immediate
needs, provides practical tools and solutions, and facilitates persistent
focus on agreed-to goals. The contracting process involves setting a specific time frame,
clear expectations between the coach and client, and an assessment process.
We offer the
following types of coaching services:
Executives and Leaders
Leaders have enormous impact on the effective functioning of the organization
(culture) and teams. A coach can assist with identifying where
the "intent" of behavior/communication is different from "impact."
In addition, a coach can identify how leadership style is aligned to organizational
goals. Executive coaching is a process of establishing a trusting relationship
where the coach and executive work in partnership. The ultimate outcome
is a highly successful executive and organization.
The complexity of the business world requires peak performance. A manager/supervisor
works with a coach to help them shift performance beyond current levels,
e.g., improved communication skills, better time management, increasing
staff's performance, etc. Similar to having a personal trainer in a gym,
the coach is directing a learning processproviding useful information,
structuring skill practice, and guiding the client to skill mastery.
Because the coaching is immediate and relevant to current work assignments,
the client incorporates the skill more efficiently and quickly. Developmental
coaching may span for four months to a year depending on the client's
A manager or supervisor is having performance problems that may jeopardize
his or her ability to continue in the position.
Working with the client and client's supervisor, clear
objectives, actions, educational activities, evaluation measures and timelines
The coach provides support and external accountability
to the client and provides guidance to the client's supervisor. Intervention
coaching often provides the additional boost necessary for
–You have a very insightful, experienced, interactive, and gentle style
of coaching that seems to focus exactly on the thoughts and actions that
need attention. I have benefitted from being with you. I want to thank you for
your help, which you have done expertly and when I needed it the most.
Dr. Robert Mithun, Physician-in-Chief, Kaiser Permanente, San Francsico