coaching process

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Definition: The coaching process is a structured and targeted process that supports clients in achieving their... Set to achieve, develop their potential and develop their personal and professional skills.

It is based on a trusting relationship between Coach and client and is characterized by various phases that are systematically passed through.

phases of Coaching-Process:

The coaching process can be divided into different phases, which can vary depending on the individual needs and objectives of the client.

In general, however, the following phases can be observed:

1. Order clarification and contact:

  • In this phase, the coach contacts the client and clarifies their concerns and goals.
  • A coaching contract is concluded that defines the framework conditions for the coaching, e.g. B. the duration, the costs and the confidentiality obligation.

2. Taking stock and defining goals:

  • The coach and the client analyze the client's current situation and his resources together.
  • Concrete and measurable goals are defined that the client would like to achieve during coaching.

3. Development of options for action:

  • The coach supports the client in developing options for action to achieve their goals.
  • Various creative and solution-oriented methods are used, e.g. B. Brainstorming, mind mapping or questioning techniques.

4. Implementation and support:

  • The client puts the options for action developed in coaching into practice.
  • The coach accompanies the client in the implementation and supports him in overcoming obstacles.

5. Reflection and success control:

  • The client and the coach reflect together on the progress achieved and the learning success.
  • It is checked whether the goals have been achieved and adjustments are made if necessary.

6. Conclusion and transfer:

  • The coaching is successfully completed and the client transfers the knowledge and skills acquired during the coaching into their everyday life.
  • Agreements are made for the client's further development and self-management.

Characteristics of an effective coaching process:

  • Goal orientation: The coaching process is clearly goal-oriented and focused on achieving the client's goals.
  • Structuring: The coaching process is structured and follows a clear process.
  • Trusting relationship: There is a trusting relationship between coach and client that is based on mutual respect and appreciation.
  • Client activity: The client is actively involved in the coaching process and takes responsibility for his or her development.
  • Solution competence: Coaching uses solution-oriented methods and techniques that enable clients to overcome their challenges independently.
  • Sustainability: The results achieved in coaching are sustainable and have a positive impact on the client's life.

Advantages of the coaching process:

  • Goal achievement: Coaching can help clients achieve their goals and develop their potential.
  • Competence development: Coaching can contribute to the development of personal and professional skills.
  • Troubleshooting: Coaching can help clients solve problems and challenges.
  • Increasing self-efficacy: Coaching can strengthen the client's self-efficacy and increase their self-confidence.
  • Improving quality of life: Coaching can help improve the client's quality of life.

Areas of application of the coaching process:

Coaching can be applied in different areas of life, e.g. E.g.:

  • Job: career planning, leadership development, Teambuilding, conflict management, stress management
  • Personal development: Self-discovery, goal setting, life design, personality development, development of potential
  • Troubleshooting: Decision making, conflict resolution, crisis management, change processes
  • Performance increase: Increasing motivation, promoting creativity, activating resources, experiencing flow
  • Health: stress reduction, Burnout-prevention, health promotion, Work-Life Balance

Keywords: Coaching process, coaching, coaching phases, order clarification, inventory, goal definition, options for action, implementation, support, reflection, success control, conclusion, transfer, characteristics, goal orientation

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