Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions2020-03-24T16:56:35-04:00

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between coaching, mentoring, and consulting?2020-04-17T12:57:15-04:00

When I engage in a coaching relationship I partner with individuals and organizations to improve their performance and well-being by listening deeply, observing and asking powerful questions. I enable my clients to explore their values and beliefs, set meaningful goals, create realistic action plans of action, and hold themselves accountable. I provide feedback and resources and create a support system that makes your path to success easier and more enjoyable. Coaching is collaborative, creative, empowering, goal-oriented, self-directed, positive and specific. As distinct from therapy, coaching focuses on maximizing potential rather than analysis of dysfunction and its sources. My coaching relationships begin with the assumption that my clients are whole, creative and resourceful, capable of handling decisions and being productive.

As a mentor I provide guidance and expertise, care and support and serve as a role model.

In my consulting role I bring my knowledge, skills, experience and advice to an organization, particularly in the areas of strategic thinking and planning and program evaluation. I work closely with my clients to create an effective process that reflects their organizational culture and core values.

What if I am not located near you? Can we still work together?2020-02-06T14:41:08-05:00

I can work with you in person, on the phone or via video conferencing.

What if I start working with you as a coach, but then find I or my organization could benefit from consultation about strategic planning or program evaluation?2020-02-06T14:41:24-05:00

I have begun working with a client in one capacity and built trust and understanding – so it was natural for them to ask me to work with them or their organization in other ways. We worked together to clarify my new role – and then contracted for new work.

What’s the first step in figuring out if I want to work with you?2020-02-06T14:41:38-05:00

Please contact me for a free initial conversation to talk about what you’d like to work on with me. We’ll get to know one another, discuss options, and if you are interested in proceeding I will draft a contract including a scope of work outlining your goals and how we will achieve them.

How may I help you?

Let’s discuss your needs. Please call (917) 570-3201 or send an email today.