There is much more to health coaching websites than simply picking up the phone at a pre-arranged period and connecting with your client for a 30 minute chat! The old axiom “You only get from it, what you set in it” was never more true than for your coaching session. The client must receive maximum value from the session, while the coach receives maximum service fees.
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 to be able to go the extra mile and turn your coaching session into a coaching experience.
There are many elements that make up a properly executed coaching session. Suggestions the 10 session criteria that I consider essential for creating a coaching experience!
Before I contact a client, I always allow myself fifteen minutes to properly get ready for the session. This is actually the time when I do all of the following:
I review all of my notes.
Every time I conduct a coaching session, I take detailed notes on everything that happens during the procedure. I am always amazed at how many coaches rely on memory from one session to the next. If you don’t take notes, you are in your home credible and professional coach! Winging every person for the in addition to!
I check my Coaching Timeline.
Every Coaching Program that I you’ll find a client uses 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 pay 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 I am going to use to keep the coaching session to normal and on a moment. Now I’m ready to make the letter!
When you get involved in a coaching session with your client, it is essential to are in control of the conversation consistently!You are the conductor of the “coaching bus” and your client is the passenger! While your client may have a trip of places they wants to go, you’re the one that is driving the actual bus that will bring them there!
This is extremely true if you’re giving out a free initial coaching session! You’re passenger hasn’t even paid for the bus ticket yet, so don’t let them grab the steering wheel! If they can drive public transit themselves, why does the catering company need you? Yet so many coaches allow their clients to “hijack” the coaching bus and take control within the session.
If you for you to deliver a quality coaching session, you must be in command! How do you maintain control? By asking questions!
Lead the conversation by asking challenges! These questions must be targeted and focused on the Outcome. Listen intently to your client’s answers!
Ask more fears! Maintain control! And then wait for the “Coaching Climax”!
Creating Coaching Sexual climaxes.
A Coaching Climax is the ‘mental trigger’ that validates and authenticates a pivotal point within 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 for each 15 minutes of coaching, your coaching session did not measure up on the rigorous standards connected with a Coaching EXPERT!
A sure-fire technique keep your clients motivated and on course is to provide measurable accomplishments during and following each coaching session.Recognize the progress the client has made mainly because 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 along side path to achieving a Desired End.
Keeping focus concerning the Desired Outcome.
If you don’t keep focus on Desired Outcome, customer may start to wander in different directions. While you do not to help stifle any potential for your clients accomplish a Coaching Climax, you must guard against any random deviations from the session agenda. Ought to you don’t, the session will miss its objective and will be going to difficult to record in your notes in the context of the overall Desired Outcome.