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Life Coaching FAQs
Q: What is life coaching all about?
A: Life coaching is designed to help people clarify their goals, focus on how to accomplish them, and work through perceived obstacles to achieving those goals.
Q: What kinds of issues does someone typically work on in a life coaching session?
A: Life coaching is about helping people make transitions in their life. Topics covered in coaching may involve a change in job, relationships, location, family status (e.g., empty nest syndrome), retirement, or any other personal transition.
Q: How would I know if a life coaching session would benefit me?
A: Life coaching may be for you if you feel that you want more out of life. If you are ready to look forward to a more positive future rather than dwelling on past issues that are no longer useful or productive, then life coaching could benefit you,
Q: What is the focus of a life coaching session?
A: The focus of the coaching sessions is to help individuals move forward and achieve their goals. It's all about becoming attuned to individual talents, interests, and abilities and how best to maximize them.
Q: How are sessions usually conducted?
A: A session may be conducted in person or by phone. After an initial free consultation, sessions will last about an hour at a time and will continue on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis as determined by the individual and his or her goals.
Q: What will I need to do in a session or to prepare beforehand?
A: Each session will focus on identifying areas for change and how best to move toward success. Sessions will include an assessment of the progress that has been made and what still needs focus. Like most things in life, you will get out of it as much as you are willing to put in.
"Make sure you have someone in your life who ... can, and will, call you on your stuff." That can be a mentor or a coach. Most friends are terrible at this, so don't rely on them. A paid professional who NEVER confuses 'validation' with 'support' is most useful.
~ Rand Golletz
~ Rand Golletz