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A Message from Dr. Robin

Coaching Expectations

People who have met me know that I am known for my compassionate clarity. What that means in practice is that I am likely to share information with you that other people may hesitate to share — not because I am trying to be hard on you, but rather because I believe you come to work with me when you are ready to change; when you are ready to look at those beliefs and habits that are getting in the way of you being the talented, unique, powerful YOU that you can be.

Nonetheless, you have to do the work. In every coaching conversation, I will expect you to have thought about what you want to get out of that conversation, be willing to share honestly about what you see as options and barriers, to have your full attention focused on the session so that new ideas to solve your issues can surface and you can access them, and for you to follow-up on any next steps you commit to doing. If, as we most likely will, you have some homework between sessions, we will schedule another session until you have completed that homework or whatever next steps you agreed to do.

I work best with clients who are mature; who have had some exposure to the world of work and how the world works, some degree of success on their own without help, who have survived failure without rescue … and learned from the event, who have learned to persist and get over it, and are willing to accept responsibility for their own needs. While these clients may have some current issue, or feel they do not fit in their current role or position, in general they have been successful in their lives and work. Are you that kind of person?

In the past, I have had contracts for executive coaching with companies with key managers. I am open to those arrangements with the caveat that my relationship is directly with you — the person I am coaching. So, I do not prepare, share, or send progress reports back to your company about you. You are free to do so — and I am willing to help you design development plans for your manager. However, that agreement to provide that plan is between you and your company.

I use assessments because they help me to come up with science-based coaching questions. I can also tailor my conversations with you so that our interactions are more likely to be effective given some insights into your personality and style. It is an efficient way to get to know you — saving time and money for you, too.

All of my coaching is done using video-conferencing or telephone. I no longer do in-person sessions. We may also be in touch between sessions via email. If we are not using video-conferencing, I do ask you for a photo so I have your face in front of me when we talk. Sessions are one hour or less.


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