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Why coaching?

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Let’s get clear on what coaching is about

WHAT  IS  COACHING?

Let’s start by saying that Coaching is not Counselling or Therapy.

Whereas Counselling focuses on getting you back on your feet (healing past traumas, stopping self-destructive behaviour, working through painful feelings), Coaching assumes you are already upright and merely in need of
guidance and support in bringing about a desired change (whether that be in work, at home, in a relationship or otherwise).

Coaching helps you to realise that there is more to life than the status quo and it is achievable.

Whatever your version of a happy and healthy life looks like, Coaching helps you to:

  • Get clear on your vision for each aspect of your life
  • Map out the steps you need to take to get you there.
  • Identify any obstacles standing in your way
  • Re-build your confidence, self-esteem and value
  • Overcome the fears triggered by making a change
  • Take actionable steps so that you achieve the life you desire

The role of the Coach is to provide a safe and confidential space for you to sift through all the conflicting thoughts running through your head. To test things out. To act as a sounding board. To challenge your perspective and beliefs. To help you set achievable goals. To hold you accountable.

THE COACH IS THERE TO SUPPORT YOU THROUGH THAT JOURNEY.
NO JUDGMENT. NO COMPARISON. NO GUILT.

Work With Me

If you’re ready to get clear on your future and start putting yourself and your needs first, then join me for a Basic Balance session – a bespoke coaching session specifically created for legal professionals by a legal professional.

From our two hours together (90 mins + 30 mins follow up session), you will:

  • acquire tools to start envisioning your desired, balanced life;
  • gain insight into your levels of satisfaction across each aspect of your life;
  • re-evaluate your life goals and voice your current stumbling blocks;
  • determine what areas of your life are lacking balance; and
  • set actionable steps to start achieving your goals.

The long-term benefits of coaching

There is something incredibly freeing about standing confidently in your own shoes and being certain of your life direction. No longer pretending to be someone you are not. No longer determining your worth and value by the opinions of others. No longer marching to the beat of someone else’s drum.

Just being you. Confidently. Whole-heartedly. Unapologetically.

Life becomes easier. Decision making becomes easier. Making changes becomes easier. Getting up and out of bed in the morning becomes easier. Why? Because you know who you are and you know your purpose.

This is what Coaching provides.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our Mission And Coaching Style

What is Braving Boundaries’ mission?

Braving Boundaries’ mission is to empower legal professionals to be happier and healthier by creating a fulfilling balance between the professional and personal.

What form of coaching does Braving Boundaries offer?

We offer Whole Person Coaching®, a coaching method focused on you as a “whole person”, not just as a lawyer. It is based on the premise that when you come to know, embrace and express all aspects of yourself as a “whole person”, you can easily and effectively draw upon your own wisdom to overcome stumbling blocks and position yourself to thrive in any sphere of life.

We focus on your current life, looking to create a new future. The process is goal and solution oriented, and is driven by you, since you are the expert when it comes to your own life.

So, it’s not the same as executive coaching or leadership coaching?

No. Although growing in your career is part of what I cover, my focus is on you as a whole person (not just you as a lawyer). I want to help you live your best life both professionally and personally.

Why Braving Boundaries?

How is Braving Boundaries different to other coaching programmes?

Braving Boundaries is a bespoke coaching programme specifically created for legal professionals by a legal professional. I’ve walked my talk and continue to do so. I’ve seen and experienced the benefits of Whole Person Coaching® and have transformed my life in a way I never thought was possible.

How will this coaching benefit me?

From our work together, you will emerge fully self-innovative and well equipped to be highly effective in any aspect of your life, for the rest of your life.

You will also:

  • achieve real work-life balance
  • become more confident
  • become more productive
  • gain clarity, focus and direction in what matters most to you
  • be able to view new opportunities and challenges from different perspectives
  • realise you are enough

Is the Braving Boundaries programme the same for everyone?

No. Our one-on-one coaching sessions are personalised to your needs and requirements – there is nothing bog-standard about this programme.

How does the Braving Boundaries coaching process work?

Every engagement will start with a discovery session: Basic Balance. This is a two-hour session divided into an initial 90-minute session, followed by a 30-minute session. It’s a fun and enlightening session where we get back to basics. We will discover where you are currently at in your life; what is and what is not in balance; and what a happy, healthy and fulfilling life means to you. Please click here to sign up for Basic Balance.

After completion of Basic Balance, and once we have determined that we are a good fit for the coaching process, you will have the opportunity to select a programme or package that best suits your needs. Further details of the programmes and packages will be sent to you following completion of the Basic Balance session. Each programme focuses on working towards achieving your goals using the Braving Boundaries process.

What is the Braving Boundaries process?

The Braving Boundaries process focuses on three core transition phases: Believe, Brave, and Balance. No session is the same. The Braving Boundaries Process acts as a guide, but the focus of the coaching sessions is driven by you and your needs.

COST AND DURATION

Will you stay in close contact with me during the process?

Absolutely! Between sessions, you have access to me via email (anytime) or by phone (by appointment) to raise any questions or share any triumphs or challenges you have faced in the interim period.

How long does the coaching relationship last?

Since you are fully in control of the coaching process, the duration is up to you. As a general rule of thumb, the coaching relationship tends to last for between three and six months, with an average of four sessions a month.

How much will coaching cost?

Coaching is an investment in yourself and your future.

Every engagement will start with the Basic Balance session (a two-hour session divided into an initial 90-minute session, followed by a 30-minute session). This session is priced as an introductory offer and costs £149. Please click here for more information on Basic Balance.

Thereafter, the cost of coaching will depend on what you want to achieve from the coaching sessions; the amount of effort you are capable of putting into the coaching process both during and in between sessions; and the time period over which you want my one-on-one support. Further information relating to costs will be provided following the completion of Basic Balance.

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