The Business of Coaching
Now that you know HOW to coach, how do you go about the business of coaching? Whether you’re coaching residents in your academic practice, or planning on establishing a private coaching side business, there are key principles to consider. Module 7 introduces the business of coaching by looking at establishing coaching agreements, operations and logistics, and creating your coaching message.
- Demonstrate ethical coaching practices that exude personal integrity in interactions with clients, coaching sponsors, and relevant stakeholders.
- Create clear coaching agreements that describe the coaching relationship such as confidentiality, process, possible desired outcomes, scope, fees, scheduling, session duration, cancelations, termination, and other critical aspects.
- Exercise best practices for each client based on mutual understanding, including session and coaching goals.
- Partner with the client to end the coaching relationship in a way that honors the experience.
- Develop a coaching message / image consistent with your desired coaching practice.
- Independent Study:
- Article #1
- Article #2
- Article #3
- On-Demand Video Presentations:
- Establishing Agreements – Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
- Operations and Logistics – Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC
- Creating Your Coaching Message – Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO
- Practice Coaching with Feedback