Coaching

Why Choose Lori as a Coach?

Lori’s keen insight will help you transform as a leader. Her reputation for creating trusting relationships is attributed to her personal and engaging coaching style. The straightforward approach allows for Lori to quickly develop a comfortable and effective rapport with leaders so they may work together to achieve new levels of success and performance.

 

What is Coaching?

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) defines coaching as, “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.”

 

There are many types of coaching offered: Executive, Leadership, Career, Personal, and Life Coaching to name a few. Lori is certified in Executive & Leadership Coaching Methodology by Envision Global Leadership, as well as by DBM in Career Coaching.

 

 

What is Executive & Leadership Coaching?

Executive & Leadership Coaching is designed to support each leader’s transformation and realization of their full potential. Coaching is focused on helping the leader to understand their current development opportunities and desired development goals. Once recognized, the coach will support the leader as they realize their goals while expanding their capabilities.

 

 

Benefits of Coaching (Summary of ICF Coaching article)

 

Individuals who engage in a coaching relationship can expect to experience:

 

  • Fresh perspective on personal challenges and opportunities
  • Achievement of personal goals
  • Enhanced critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Increased interpersonal effectiveness
  • Elevated confidence in work and life roles
  • Notable results in productivity

 

Companies that use or have used professional coaching for business reasons have seen a median return on investment of seven times their initial investment. Individual clients reported a median return on investment of 3.44 times their investment.”

–2009 ICF Global Coaching Client Study

 

 

What particular goals does coaching address?

Coaching can help one achieve in a variety of ways. Findings from the 2010 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, showed respondents who had experienced coaching chose the following as motivations for being coached:

 

  • Optimize individual and/or team performance          42.6%
  • Expand professional opportunities                   8%
  • Improve business management strategies                   36.1%

 

 

Other motivations such as, “increase self-esteem/self-confidence” and “manage work/life balance” ranked fourth and fifth. Organizations invest in coaching to build the capacity and capability of leaders and managers to enhance performance and attain strategic results.

 

When Does Coaching Work Best?

 

The most effective coaching happens when the client is ready and willing to consider a change in both their professional and personal life. Alongside these components are trust and chemistry. As with any relationship, these ideas are imperative when facing interpersonal and professional issues to achieve desired results.