What is Coaching?

The Difference Between Coaching and Other Methodologies

Consulting, mentoring and counselling are very different approaches to problem solving, goal setting and creating change than coaching.  But, they do blend well with coaching (and it's also important to know when to refer).

What Coaching is Not...

One of the most difficult things for students new to coaching is to "unlearn" what they think coaching is. CONSULTING, TRAINING and THERAPY are all common backgrounds for students of coaching, so the very first thing you need to do is understand how these things are different to coaching.

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Coaching involves a dialogue between a coach and a client with the aim of helping the client obtain a fulfilling life. It blends the best concepts from business, psychology, philosophy, sports and spirituality. But, it is a distinctly different process to that of a consultant, therapist or mentor. As a coach you will be an advocate, a sounding board, a cheerleader, an accountability partner, a truth teller and a supporter.  You will help your clients to discover the answers within themselves.  Download Module

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What Sort Of Coach Will You Be?

The one thing that all coaches have in common is that they feel a natural talent or desire to create positive change in their lives, or the lives of others.  But, within this profession there's many different niches and applications.  Take our quick quiz to find out what sort of coach you will be.

'Who will you be as a Coach' Quiz