How do you speed up your development as a coach?

How NOT to speed up your development as a coach?

Most people have an answer to this question.  Here’s how NOT to speed up your development as a coach:

  • Over-stress yourself physically, emotionally and financially.speed1
  • Quit your job before you take your first coaching class.

So, how do you speed up your development as a coach?

Answer # 3: Develop a plan. 

Remember the saying:  When we fail to plan, we plan to fail.

Slow things down so that you can develop a plan, complete with action steps and accountability.  Identify who can help you with your plans, as well as where and when sabotage is likely to appear.

Coaches–Does this sound familiar?  This is what we do with our coachees on all the time.

By slowing down to develop a plan you are really speeding things up!

What is your plan?

Our coach training program includes opportunities for you to learn from seasoned, successful coaches and develop your own plan.

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J. Val Hastings

J. Val Hastings, MCC, is the Founder and President of Coaching4Clergy, which provides specialized training for pastors, church leaders and coaches. Val is the author of the book The Next Great Awakening: How to Empower God’s People with a Coach Approach to Ministry and the e-book The E3-Church: Empowered, Effective and Entrepreneurial Leadership That Will Keep Your Church Alive. Val currently holds the designation of Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, the highest coaching designation.

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