Now, let's dive into what coaching is and what it isn’t…
Coaching isn't like hiring a consultant who gives you all the answers. It's not about someone
coming in from the outside to identify problems and provide solutions. Instead, coaching is a
collaborative partnership where we explore your unique situation together.
It's also not the same as having a mentor who you look up to and want to emulate. While mentors
can be inspiring, coaching goes beyond that. It's about empowering you to discover your own path
and unlock your full potential.
Coaching isn't therapy either. Therapy focuses on healing past wounds and resolving conflicts. In
coaching, we're more concerned with the present and future, helping you tap into your strengths
and overcome any internal barriers that may be holding you back.
And coaching certainly isn't about having a best friend who gives you advice based on their own
opinions and agenda. As your coach, I'm here to listen and support you without judgment. My sole
focus is on helping you achieve the goals you set for yourself.
So, what is coaching then?
According to the International Coaching Federation (ICF), it's a partnership that inspires you to
maximize your personal and professional potential through a thought-provoking and creative
As your coach, I won't provide you with ready-made answers or tell you what to do. Instead, I'll
ask you powerful questions that provoke deep thinking and help you gain new perspectives.
I believe that you are the expert in your own life, and my role is to guide and empower you to
find your own answers.
I know it might seem tempting for me to just give you advice and solutions, but research shows
that when ideas come from within you, you're more likely to take ownership of them and follow
through. Your journey is unique, and I'm here to honour and support you every step of the
Together, we'll unlock your inner potential and break through any barriers that are holding you
back. I'm excited to join you on this transformative journey of self-discovery and growth.
Get ready to tap into your own wisdom and take meaningful action towards the life you truly