Developmental Coaching supports individuals experiencing significant professional or personal challenges.
Developmental Coaching is designed to advise, support and guide individuals going through a critical pinch point or ‘tough patch’ at work, or in their life.
Developmental Coaching can be helpful during times of major stress and change, such as:
- A work performance issue
- Difficulty in stakeholder management
- Trouble managing strong feelings of anger or disengagement
- Assistance through a personal crisis
Developmental Coaching Programs are tailored to support the person with their particular needs. The program helps them to navigate through a challenge and implement a personal ‘recovery’ plan to survive and thrive.
It is a little different to Performance and Leadership Coaching in that the coach typically provides more specific guidance, support and ideas to assist and guide the coachee, but they benefit from the same suite of coaching and listening and supporting techniques.
One-on-one Developmental Coaching for managers with an underperforming team member
Most of the managers that we coach today are either emerging leaders or new to a leadership role. Each coaching session is tailored to the coachee and their organisation and can often be focused on achieving the right skills and mindset for the role. Developmental Coaching often involves recognising leadership traits, building emotional awareness and communication skills, optimising the decision-making process, defining objectives and outlining strategies, management of emotions and delegating work – just to name a few.
We offer Coaching Programs to organisations and through private engagement.
One-on-one Developmental Coaching for individuals going through a personal or professional issue
We also assist people who realise they need assistance, support, or talk confidentially to a ‘grey hair’ at a time of some kind of turning point or particularly difficult time in their personal, or professional life.
“It can happen to the best of us, the most apparently capable among us…”
Coaching support is tailored to what is required, and in the format our clients find most useful.
“During my time with you I have come to understand how parts of my childhood have been influencing my behaviour over the last 38-odd years. Your gentle guidance has helped me to not only understand this, but has also equipped me with the knowledge and the tools to appropriately deal with any recurring situations I may find myself in. My time with you has changed my life: it has lifted a heavy weight that I have been unwittingly burdened with for many years. None of this would have occurred without your assistance.”
Project Manager, Federal Government Agency