Soft-Skills Coaching

Soft-skills coaches help you develop and improve soft skills on a one-to-one basis. They are specialists who help you hone and sharpen your technique. Hiring a coach to help you with a specific soft-skill is useful when you want focus on developing a new skill, or jumping to a new level of mastery.

Soft-skill coaches can help you with a wide range of areas that other coaches may not offer! These include areas such as:

  • Public speaking and presentations
  • Persuasion and negotiation
  • Mindfulness and self-healing
  • Managing relationships/ E.Q.
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Time-management

Together with you, your coach will focus attention on honing your desired skill set by assessing your current standard, identifying your goal, harnessing your strengths, resolving challenges and building new habits and a new identity and level of confidence! And who doesn’t want that?

With your Soft-skills coach, you can look forward to:

  • Unraveling deep behavioral insights
  • Increasing self-awareness/mindfulness
  • Action learning
  • Honest, objective feedback
  • Performance accountability
  • Challenge of comfort zones

The above process will leave you with the (new and improved) habits, mindsets and approaches needed to boost you to your next level.

tips icon Top tips for hiring a Soft-skills coach:

  1. Ask for the coach to share their credentials.
  2. Ask for the coach to share examples of clients he/she has helped before.
  3. Ask the coach to share a little about what he/she knows of the topic.
  4. Ask the coach about what approaches and methods they use in their coaching.
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching.

Business Coaching

Business coaching is mix of mentoring and coaching to support business owners to run and expand a successful business – sales, marketing, team management, strategy, entrepreneurial attitude, and so much more. And what business owner wouldn’t want that?

Here are just a few areas that business coaches can help you with are:

  • Setting up a business
  • Improving sales
  • Establishing a market position
  • Building a team
  • Establishing clarity and focus
  • Being a leader and visionary
  • Communication and networking skills

A business coach will work with you to assess your strengths and work on your business weaknesses, fears and challenges. From here, they tailor to your unique situation!

With a business coach, you can look forward to:

  • Unraveling deep behavioral insights
  • Increasing self-awareness/mindfulness
  • Action learning
  • A sounding board for strategizing
  • Honest, objective feedback
  • Performance accountability
  • New creative ideas
  • Emotional support for big changes or long races

With the above, you will be empowered to think through and tackle your own challenges, emerging wiser and more capable as you work your way toward success.

tips icon   Tips for hiring an business coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Ask for the coach to share portfolio and his/her clientele, include examples of past cases
  3. Ask for the coach’s reason behind becoming a business coach, and what he/she might have to offer
  4. Ask for the coach’s coaching approach, listen out for traits and values you can relate to
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or if possible, request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching

Personal Branding & Image Coaching

Personal Branding coaches, Attraction & Charisma coaches and Image & Styling consultants work with you to increase the impact of your brand and impression you leave on people. It typically concerns diving head-on into areas like identifying your unique-selling-point, building your interpersonal skills, improving the way you present yourself physically – tying it all into the way you package yourself to increase your influence.

A personal branding & image coach can help you:

  • Stand out from the crowd! Show off that uniqueness of yours!
  • Create a new positioning that commands more money, or a promotion
  • Build confidence and success in networking for business or romance
  • Create a powerful positive first-impression as an executive or salesperson
  • Feel great and dress to your body type
  • Find your values and express them powerfully

You can read about personal branding and ‘how to be more attractive’ on Google, but things work differently in the real world unfortunately. Hire and learn from a personal branding and image coach who has already learnt things the hard-way, and have that ‘X’-factor going for them.

With your personal branding & image coach, you can look forward to:

  • Honest, objective feedback
  • A sounding board for strategies
  • Discovery of values and uniqueness
  • Habit-building for consistency
  • Action accountability
  • New creative ideas

With the above, you will find out YOUR UNIQUE way of being, behaving and presenting yourself that will make you feel more confident. This in turn increases your self-worth.

tips icon   Tips for hiring a personal branding & image coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Ask for the coach to share examples of clients he/she has helped before
  3. Ask the coach to share a little about what he/she knows of the topic
  4. Ask for the coach’s approach and coaching methods
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching

 

Health & Fitness Coaching

Health and fitness coaching will help you cultivate a healthier lifestyle through making better choices for yourself. The coaches can  empower you to find your motivation and using customised approaches, work with you toward your physical and emotional health goals.

Your health and fitness goals might be to:

  • Lose or gain weight
  • Shape up
  • Strengthen your body
  • Eat better
  • Increase energy and vitality
  • Quit habits like smoking
  • Lower stress levels

Health and fitness coaching focuses you on what is important to you, and gets you there a step at a time. Clients often report spill-over breakthroughs at work and in relationships with loved ones.

Your health and fitness coach might cover the following with you:

  • Assess your current health condition
  • Develop your health goals
  • Establish your plan
  • Coach you through difficulties
  • Physically be there as you train
  • Track your progress

  tips icon  Tips for hiring a health and fitness coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Listen to the coach’s story and why he/she chose to be a health and fitness coach
  3. Health and fitness coaches come from a diverse background of experience and training.  Ask for the coach’s area of expertise – Is it nutrition? Fitness? Mind and body methods?
  4. Speak to a few coaches and gain a deeper understanding of what you need to achieve your health/fitness goals. Not all approaches will appeal to you, choose one that does
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching.

Career Coaching

Career coaching can help you in your career transition, either to change careers entirely or to shift sideways. Career coaching can also help you with particular tools and techniques on job search, interview skills,  tweaking resume, strengthening LinkedIn presence etc.

Some career goals that your career coach can guide you towards are:

  • Landing that ideal job
  • Dealing with a change in career or transition
  • Getting a promotion
  • Finding direction
  • Reinventing yourself professionally
  • Dealing with redundancy
  • Increasing employability

It’s encouraged to seek out and hire a career coach whilst you are cruising along in your career. Most people wait until things hit breaking point before looking for a coach – when they are on the brink of quitting, or just lost their job, or are so miserable at work. Trust us, you don’t want that. Don’t wait until you get overwhelmed.

With your career coach, you can look forward to:

  • Discovering more of your values and passion
  • Increasing self-awareness/mindfulness
  • Understanding real strengths
  • A sounding board for strategizing
  • Honest, objective feedback
  • Action accountability
  • Emotional support for big changes or long races
  • Related techniques and skillsets
  • A dosage of positivity

Truthful, discovery-based conversations with your career coach is helps you clear your head, find you heart, and start doing the right things that lead you down the career path you desire.

 

    tips icon Tips for hiring a career coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Ask for the coach to share examples of clients he/she has helped before
  3. Ask if the coach has an area of expertise that he/she can offer
  4. Ask for the coach’s story – why did he/she choose to become a coach? What did he/she go through? Listen for traits and values you can relate to
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching

Life Coaching

Life coaching can help you develop the life you want and discover ways to overcome your personal struggles and issues. Life coaching is a self-initiated change process an individual goes through with the help of a partner – a coach.

Your life goals might be to:

  • Finding a romantic partner
  • Find a job that you love
  • Dealing with the stressors of life
  • Parenting goals
  • Improve relationships – friends, family, marriage
  • Build attraction and charisma
  • Discover your passion and direction
  • Discover meaning and purpose in your life

Discover what prevents you from getting what you want, and experience newfound clarity, strength and purpose.

What happens in life coaching conversations with your coach?

  • Self-reflection and self-inquiry
  • Awareness building of behaviors and motivations
  • Challenge notions and beliefs
  • Understand barriers you face
  • “Seeing” past the glass ceiling
  • Adopt new, better ways of doing things
  • Strategize and plan
  • Being accountable for actions and results
  • Acknowledging your strengths and achievements
  • Discover new found passions, value, purpose

These real, authentic conversations with your life coach is why coaching works wonders. Some find it healing; others find it enlightening.

tips icon    Tips for hiring a life coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Ask for the coach to share examples of clients he/she has helped before
  3. Most life coaches are well-versed in handling general life topics, but ask if the coach has an area of expertise to offer – Is it finance? Communication? Motivation? Creativity? Family?
  4. Ask for the coach’s story – why did he/she choose to become a coach? What did he/she go through? Listen for traits and values you can relate to
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching

Executive Coaching

Executive coaching supports executives to accelerating performance and results in the work place. At the top end, it is aimed at the C-suite to help them accelerate company growth by stretching their leadership skills and broadening their thinking in strategy, change management and innovation. With mid-level executives, this can encompass management and/or leadership challenges. Executive coaches work intimately with the executive to find, and constantly perform, from that sweet spot between self-awareness and engaging others.

An executive coach could help you with:

  • Broadening your perceptive on how to lead and transform your company/department
  • Challenging  your thinking, to increase creativity and innovation company culture and practice
  • Increasing personal gravitas and influence
  • Building a synergistic and effective team
  • Managing your board and senior stakeholders as a new CEO
  • Learning to lead former peers
  • Change of business direction or culture
  • Business strategies and innovation
  • Improving your sales pitch and results
  • Handling an existing team conflict
  • Dealing with high-stress levels
  • Improving communication
  • Speaking persuasively
  • Driving results and productivity

An executive coach is best at understanding of how people, relationships and behavioral change work in an organisation and is trained to quickly grasp your situation. Your coach works intimately with you to challenge assumptions and choices, and call forth practical ideas that he/she will hold you accountable to implement.

With your executive coach, you can look forward to:

  • Unraveling deep behavioral insights
  • Increasing self-awareness/mindfulness
  • Action learning
  • A sounding board for strategizing
  • Honest, objective feedback
  • Performance accountability
  • New creative ideas
  • Emotional support for big changes or long races

With the above, you will be empowered to think through and tackle your own challenges, emerging wiser and more capable. Executive coaching is suitable for executives/leaders at all levels, and sometimes includes the involvement of other stakeholders (the boss, HR manager, peers, subordinates).

 

tips icon    Tips for hiring an executive  coach:

  1. Ask for the coach’s credentials
  2. Ask for the coach to share portfolio and his/her clientele, include examples of past cases
  3. Most executive coaches have an area of expertise to offer – Is it business communication? Public speaking? Change management? Project management? Leadership? Strategy?
  4. Ask for the coach’s coaching approach, listen out for traits and values you can relate to
  5. Read the coach’s testimonials on his/her profile page, or if possible, request an opportunity to speak to his/her clients to understand their experience of the coaching