Coaching is a method of teaching and engaging in any activity in a supportive and motivating manner. A general example of this sector would be an educational coach would be considered coaching students in choosing the correct career path through their degree.
As a coaching consultant one must work in various fields. For example if a coaching consultant is working with an accounting student, the consultant may view that the student needs help not only in accounting but also in analytical skills. Therefore, these coaches must identify the various problems of the student and then further accommodate them. The ability to teach and guide students is a skill one must acquire. Specialization has become the competitive edge in any Consulting field. The areas of education alone can be divided into various sectors from Commerce, English, Geography, History, Science, Economics, Mathematics, to name a few. Motivation is paramount in this setting, a key skill for a coaching consultant.
There are many sectors and forms of coaching. The educational institutions are now teaching, “coaching”” as part of their curriculum. There are various certifications that “Life Coaches” or “Sports Coaches” will offer. Below is a short list of these various groups of coaching. They are:
This is a specialized consultant in a particular sport. These sports can include Tennis. Football, Golfing, Swimming, etc. Performance coaches also offer their services in the business sector, a seminar in sales for example. Some consultants intertwine their skills in psychology and hypnosis in some cases.
They will cover a more general area of a client’s life. They may become more of a daily consultant in aspects of health, personal image and inner growth. These coaches will become confidents to some clients.
Can be found in large corporations. They work with upper management to reduce stress to work efficiently and how to cope with multiple projects. These skills are used by proven methods from behavioral modifications, to seminars, or other proprietary methods. However ingenious they are these methods are where specialization can be found. To find leadership in the executive will sometimes require personality-profiling tools. This skill is often used in order to discover and learn from the results. These Consultants will work with the Executives on a one on one basis. Time management, executive decision making and international business relations are some of the basic tools used in these seminars.
These specialists will focus on areas such as Event speaking, presentations speech writing book publishing and press releases. How to speak and carry oneself in the eye of the public. These skills are acquired through years of experience.
Success Coaching Sessions
In this area of discipline the consultant is highly educated with several certificates in life coaching seminars. They will use skills that involve behavioral modification methods in order to ensure the success of the company or candidate. This type of coaching has a high rate of success with its clients.
Any degree below a bachelor’s will not suffice because the consulting coach must be extremely familiar with the educations process and experience on the job market. Again this is based on “Trust”. Therefore the more credibility and assurance the Consultant shows, the more confidence they exude. The top coaches in this arena can charge $100,000 per person or $10,000 to $25,000 for a two-day executive retreat.