Hard Facts-Soft Skills Coaching
Some results are more "tangible" than others and are, therefore, easier to translate into monetary value or bottom-line impact. This is not to say that the tangible outweigh the intangible in terms of importance. In fact, intangible changes in the client's behavior can often have a wider-ranging impact than, or may actually lead to, the more tangible benefits of coaching.
As an ICF Professional Coach, I acknowledge and agree to honor my ethical and legal obligations to my coaching clients and sponsors, colleagues, and to the public at large. I pledge to comply with the ICF Code of Ethics, and to practice these standards with those whom I coach.
The International Coach Federation is the largest worldwide resource for business and personal coaches.
Clearly Identifying the Coaching Objectives Upfront
We can increase the chances of calculating a meaningful estimate of the bottom line impact of coaching if we carefully identify the highest priority objectives before the outset of the program - and take an "objective" measurement of these areas of interest before and after the coaching occurs.
Sharing information with the prospective client company on the return on investment of coaching can also be helpful in explaining coaching and securing coaching contracts.
An article offered at StartUpHappiness.com on the ROI of coaching offers these examples of ROI research:
After identifying the highest priority objectives for the coaching program, we can then consider the results that arise from either achieving or falling short of our objectives.
In order to clarify roles in the coaching relationship, it is often necessary to distinguish between the client and the sponsor. In most cases, the client and sponsor are the same person and therefore jointly referred to as the client. For purposes of identification, however, the International Coach Federation defines these roles as follows:
The coaches at Hard Facts - Soft Skills are extremely well trained, and highly experienced professional coaches. Once we agree to work together… it's important to understand our relationship so that it can work well for you. As your coach we are committed to you, your life, your career, and your best interests. We will give you our undivided attention, ask questions, and reflect back to you what we hear. We will offer strategic resources to help you to take action. We will challenge you and encourage you to explore new avenues of thought.
The leaders we work with are very bright and know they are ready to make changes that will make their career and overall life better. No vision is too big. Focus and accountability are paramount. This is where we as your coach will step beyond where others including your family and friends choose not to go.
Our strengths include connecting with and supporting you wholeheartedly, creating a bigger picture for potential, clarifying your goals and what's right for you at this juncture, providing cutting-edge resources/systems, structuring action, and inspiring commitment and motivation. We strive to help our clients not only achieve what they set out to do, but also increase awareness of their strengths and accomplish a healthy balance in life. We will also:
The following options are available for the Hard Facts – Soft Skills coaching programs. Please contact us for more information about the positive personal and professional impact we can help you achieve through our coaching programs. For information on coaching contact us at Jims@hf-ss.com
|Standard Packages||Terms of the sessions|
|Complimentary 30 Minute Strategy Session||One time scheduled event|
|VIP Intensive Program|
|• Half Day||3 hour one-on-one session|
|• Full Day||6 hour one-on-one session|
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|Group Coaching Programs|
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|One-on-One Coaching Programs|
|• 6 month package||Weekly|
|•12 month package||Weekly|
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Added value: Assessments, Books, Audio access and transcripts, Copies of White Papers and Short Reports, Tele-class (1st options and preferred prices), 6 month membership to Mastermind Group
* One 30 minute follow-up mini session scheduled two weeks after one-day session