Coaching Case Study

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The coach’s role is to develop the coachee’s resourcefulness through skillful questioning, challenges, and support; not advising because when advice is given, the coach implies that he or she knows best and that the coachee does not (Rogers, 2012). Coaching requires a listening ear to ensure that the coachee is understood and is making decisions that will ultimately help accomplish the goals. During this final coaching session, my client and I will be working together to close the coaching sessions and then determine the next phase of our relationship Pre-Coaching Plan It is sometimes hard to close a coaching session once a friendship has been established. However, I have prepared for the final session
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She discussed following through with her plan and emphasized that she realized that there was a process to achieve goals. Furthermore, by examining the current reality and exploring the options, one will have a good idea of how to achieve a goal (The Grow Model, 2014). For example, Joyce is now prioritizing her assigned work and keeps a notebook with her written goals so that they are easier to track and complete. She is no longer interested in continuing with the coaching sessions due to work and personal requirements, however; she wants to preserve the relationship and suggested maybe a coaching session in the future. Joyce believes she can do most anything if she strives to set goals and has the patience to …show more content…
I look back at previous meetings to try not to make the same mistakes. The past eight weeks have been very valuable for Joyce and me. We accomplished a lot during this short period and we both gained a great friendship. Joyce has been a pleasure to coach and she set a goal and did not stop until she achieved it. She and I stumbled initially but we were able to turn the negatives into positives to get the final results. For example, I wanted to make the decisions for her and suggested what I would do to make her work environment better, however; this would not have worked for her. At that point, I had to stop and reexamine myself. I improved by listening, communicating, and focusing the attention on Joyce. Again, I will always look at the things that I did in the last session to help me do better in the present

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