The Distinction Between Coaching and Consulting

Missing PieceThere is a distinction between coaching and consulting.

Consultants are experienced in a specialized area and offer expertise by teaching.

Coaching helps the client in their awareness of their potential.

When you learn rather than being taught, sustainability is higher.

In working with clients, the client and I design a “coaching relationship” to create the conditions that will give the client the best results. A coaching relationship is separate from the client and coach. It is where the client experiences their power and a recharging place for them to tap into when the journey gets bumpy. The coaching relationship drives the momentum to produce the desired outcome.

Coaching questions compel the client to look deeper than the usual reference point. It activates your brain to find new pathways. Most of the time life occurs from what the brain already knows, returning to the familiar. Experiments have shown that learning maximizes brain power and one’s effectiveness. The brain has plasticity and has the ability to stay younger determined by drive and willingness to leave your comfort zones.

Are you willing to leave your comfort zone? Just for a little bit? If so, then join me for our next Get It Done Cafe!

Our next Get It Done Cafe is Friday August 21, 2009 – at 10:00 am Central / 11:00 am Eastern - only $10.00 entrance fee gets you in the virtual door! This is the perfect answer to help procrastinators and for those of you with too much to do. Attendees have earned more money by submitting overdue invoices, removed clutter from their desk, took action on getting programs started and more. And I'll be there to coach and guide you through the process.

The CafĂ© opens via telephone at 11:00am Eastern – you will check in intermittently with final check-in at 2:30pm Eastern. Click here for more information and to register. Got a goal? Get it Done!