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Definition: A pair of coachee is the person who is a Coaching takes up.

In German, the term coachee is used analogously to the term trainer/trainee. However, it is not a subordinate relationship. Coach and coachee meet at eye level in a social interaction.

Role of the coachee:

  • Active participation: The coachee is not a passive recipient of advice, but rather actively participates coaching process.
  • self reflection: The coachee reflects on his situation, his Objectives and challenges.
  • Implementation of agreements: The coachee takes responsibility for implementing the measures agreed upon during coaching.

Advantages for the coachee:

  • Goal achievement: Coaching can help the coachee achieve their personal or professional goals.
  • Personal Development: Coaching can support the coachee in their personal development by recognizing their strengths and potential and opening up new options for action.
  • Improved problem-solving skills: Coaching can help the coachee improve their problem-solving skills.
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem
  • Greater clarity and focus
  • More effective stress management

Preparation for coaching:

  • objective: The coachee should think about their goals and concerns before coaching.
  • Openness: The coachee should be open to new perspectives and change processes.

Differences from other types of clients:

  • Therapy: In contrast to clients in therapy, who often struggle with psychological problems, the coachee focuses on improving his or her current situation and achieving goals.
  • Consultation: While consulting often focuses on solving a specific problem, coaching aims to develop the entire personality and overcome various challenges.

Keywords: Coachee, client, coaching, personal development, goal setting, problem solving, self-reflection, responsibility

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