What to Expect from a Coaching Relationship

Coaching Relationship

There are many different coaching styles and just as many opinions as to which one is best.

Ultimately, it’s what YOU need that is important and finding a coach that can help you get the results you are looking for.

Here is a list of some of the awesomeness you can expect from a coaching relationship:

  • Visionary: A coach helps you envision your desired outcome.
  • Strategist: A coach helps you map out a plan to reach your goals.
  • Partner: A coach helps you reach the desired goal.
  • Trainer: A coach teaches you the skills, strategies and techniques to address your concerns.
  • Resource: A coach provides resources and connections to ensure your success.
  • Listener: A coach listens.
  • Motivator: A coach inspires.
  • Supporter: A coach provides support in difficult times.
  • Guide: A coach helps you get and stay on track.
  • Helper: A coach assists you with difficult assignments.
  • Assertive: A coach is direct when needed.
  • Accountability: A coach helps you reach your goals by checking in regularly.

Do you need a coach? Figure out first what challenges you would like help with and then find a coach that specializes in that area.

P.S. We have many coaches here at The Canadian Coach who help in a wide variety of areas. Let us know if we can help in your search.

About the Author

Heather WIlsonHeather E. Wilson is the founder and CEO of The Canadian Coach, a directory and membership platform designed to unite, support and promote Canadian coaches. She's a successful business coach, speaker, author (Your Life According to You!), warrior, change-maker, risk-taker, and adventurer all rolled into one dynamic package.