and Consulting are similar, yet distinct.
As a business consultant, I come to the partnership as an expert,
whether it is in small business marketing, web design, strategy planning
and alignment, organizational effectiveness or workforce development and
management. I provide and teach you proven skills, like process
improvement techniques, performance evaluation methodologies, leadership
development, better time management or better Internet marketing
techniques, etc. After careful discussion and analysis of what
results you're looking to achieve, we create a plan of action for you to
move forward on your important projects. The focus of consulting is to
get a project done
that will enhance your business.
Coaching Federation defines coaching as "an ongoing
partnership that helps clients produce fulfilling results in their
personal and professional lives. Through the process of coaching,
clients deepen their learning, improve their performance, and enhance
their quality of life."
is the feedback process
that functions as a mirror, allowing self-examination and self-correction,
resulting in greater accountability, achievement and fulfillment.
of things to look at when considering bringing coaching into your
What result is your company looking for?
What do you want to be different?
What is the impact you are looking for?
How will that desired impact be maintained?
How will you know when the desired impact is reached?
What tools will be used to measure the success of the program?
What does success look like?
How will you enroll and support your employees?
How committed are you?
of how Coaching and Consulting
Coach to help you learn to ride a bicycle - The coach
would help you get up on the bicycle and then encourage, endorse,
acknowledge and support you while running alongside until you felt
comfortable enough to go it alone. A
business coach will help you understand how and why you ride a bicycle,
help you to determine what's holding you back from riding properly, and
jog along next to you as YOU ride.
Consultant to help you learn to ride a bicycle - A business
consultant will explain why one bike is superior to another, teach you how
to ride the bike, and if desired or necessary, ride the bike for you.
The consultant would bring you a bicycle manual and tell you
everything you ever wanted to know about the workings of a bicycle. The
consultant would then depart and return six months later to see how you
Steps to one-on-one strategy coaching:
Client starts the self-discovery
process by answering a New Client Questionnaire
We then start to identify values, gifts, motivators, drainers
Clarify what is important and make meaningful goals
Find the strategies and solutions that work for and inspire
Measure where the client is in relationship to her/his goals
next steps and client makes commitment on what he/she is going to work
Coach holds the client accountable and holds the focus on
client’s agenda creating momentum.
Be knowledgeable in a broad range of assessment methodologies.
Administer those instruments for which we have been fully
trained/certified or otherwise adequately prepared.
Maintain the confidentiality of the executive/client by
protecting the assessment data
and shared conversations.
Provide a safe, supportive environment in which to deliver
assessment feedback in ways that encourage them to act upon their
assessment by creating a development action plan.
Adhere to the standards and guidelines for practice outlined in
Code of Ethics.
Maintain the coaching focus on the client’s/executive’s
Prepare relevant action items for all coaching meetings.
Role-model effective leadership practices.
Ask relevant, insightful questions that promote transformational
conversations and clear
action steps during coaching sessions.
Offer truthful and relevant feedback.
Create an environment that supports exploration and change.
Make appropriate referrals to other resources when you are not
the best source for additional assistance.
significant problems we face cannot be solved at the
thinking that created them."
Corporate Mid-Career Redirection, Executive Coaching,
Professional Career Marketing Programs:
6 month program $2700
12 month program
Career Testing and Assessments (Varies based on number used and
Personality, Motivational, Skills Assessment tools utilized $150 - $350
Individual Career Counseling and Coaching (by Session):
$55 - $150
5 sessions $550 - $750
$1250 - $1500
$1750 - $2500
Life Transition / Life Purpose, Professional Career Marketing Programs:
6 month program $2700
12 month program
Specialized Consulting (i.e., CRM, Organizational Effectiveness, BI -
Workforce Development, Marketing, etc.)
Pricing on either a Project and/or Retainer basis.
Consulting rates vary based on project scope, expertise required,
contract length etc. Please call for initial consultation to discuss your organization’s specific needs.
Confidently in the Direction of your Dreams.
Living the Life you’ve Imagined”