Undertaking a coaching course, particularly one as comprehensive as ours is a big commitment. Financially, emotionally, mentally. So it’s understandable that you may have a lot of questions about whether it’s truly worth it.
Many things have changed over the course of the years around how I coach. I’m hoping that the rabbit-caught-in-headlights look of the early days of client work has dissipated! Similarly, the clumsy advice-as-question ruse has faded away over time.
This article starts with a disclaimer: it raises way more questions than it answers.
In fact, the whole piece is written with you in mind (yes, you!), wondering, ‘How is it for other coaches? Are endings easy for them? Consistent? Challenging? Unpredictable?”
If you were to ask coaches how they found their way to coaching, many of them will tell you that their decision to coach came as a result of being coached themselves. This is testament to just how beneficial and powerful creating a space for dialogic reflection can be.
To niche or not to niche? That is the question!
And it’s a question you’ll hear a lot in the coaching world. It’s discussed endlessly in books, blogs and forums about how to create a coaching practice.
If you’ve kept up with any of my posts recently, you’ll notice I am fascinated by how coaching provides a space for someone to explore their meaning and purpose in today’s hypercomplex, volatile, choice-ridden world. And I am, essentially, very optimistic about the role