Frequently Asked Questions

How long is each session?

Sessions are typically one hour. I am happy to extend the sessions if you prefer fewer sessions per month but longer sessions.

How many sessions do you usually do with each client?

I typically start out with a 6 month engagement. This gives a good start to practicing new behaviors. After 6 months we typically review, and if coaching is meeting your needs we continue until you have reached your goal.

Are they sold individually or in a package?

Clients pay for individual sessions.

What if I need to cancel or reschedule?
I ask for 24 hour notice to give me a chance to work with another client.
What does a typical session look like?
Initially, we discuss your need/goals for coaching and outline new behaviors/attitudes/beliefs that you might need to change to meet your goals. We set a timeline for meeting your goals. Subsequent sessions we discuss your goals, how the homework assignments went, and co-create new assignments. Like a sports coach you will be doing the heavy lifting and I will be supporting and guiding your efforts. You don’t want to pay me to exercise my muscles without any impact on your goal.
Do I need to meet with you in person?
No. I am happy to meet with you in person, over the phone or via Skype/Webex. If we meet in person, my travel expenses will be added to the coaching fees.
Do you work with couples?


How will I know if it’s working?

You should notice a few things: your new behaviors are making the impact you desired; you are observing your old beliefs and attitudes when they arise and not going into automatic/habitual responses; and you are experiencing a feeling of success. The results that you get will greatly depend on your efforts.

Do you usually work with men or women?


What profession are most of your clients from?
My clients come from start-ups to Fortune 500 clients in technology, healthcare, finance, construction, consulting firms and retail sectors.
Who is coaching for?
Coaching is for people who want to become more aware of their attitudes/beliefs and behaviors that impact their happiness and well-being. Usually, clients are ready to look within and see their role in creating the life they are living and the one they envision.
Who is coaching NOT for?
Coaching is not for someone who is looking to change others. It truly is for people who want to see how they can make their world better.
What are 3 of the most common pitfalls you see your clients fall into?
Like New Year’s resolutions, time, energy and environment can keep someone from fully committing to their goals and making their desired changes. Life gets in the way! But if they can put themselves first, befriend time and see the environment as their classroom, they can persevere and be very happy they did.
What’s the difference between Leadership and Life coaching?

In some ways, the labels don’t matter, since we are all leading our lives. As coaching is focused on the client, reaching their goals for leadership will have a positive impact on their life and vice versa.

What are 3 considerations everyone should ask themselves when they are looking for a new coach?
  1. How do I want to meet with my coach? Face to face? Phone? Technology. This is a bigger issue than you might imagine.
  2. How do goals get defined? Collaboratively, coach decides, client decides?
  3. Am I maximally committed to making this change?