Entries by Sian Rowsell

What happens in a coaching session?

What does a typical coaching session involve? Tomorrow I’m having a couple of phone calls with prospective clients to see if I’m the right coach for them and they’re the right client for me. One of the things we’ll cover is what happens in a coaching session. Different coaches offer different types of coaching. It […]

Stop comparing yourself to others!

5 years and still a beginner We’ve just returned from our annual family ski trip. For the last few years we’ve been going to the same ski resort in Italy, using the same ski rental. As I replied to the question about my skiing ability as we collected our skis, the guy in the ski […]

Finding a good coach.

Are you a stalker? If you are looking for someone to work with, how do you figure out if they’re the right person for you? If you’re looking for a personal trainer, a music teacher or a coach, do you check them out online before giving them a call? I certainly do! Perhaps it’s part […]

I’m so busy! So, so busy!

I’m so busy – I haven’t had time to stop and think! Several of my clients have said to me this year, I’m so busy! I haven’t had time to stop and think about what I want to achieve or what my goals are for 2019! I came back to work at the start of […]

New Year, New You?

Or New Year, Best You?? Happy New Year! How are you approaching 2019? Is it New Year, New You? Or New Year, Best You?? What are your hopes, your goals, your plans for 2019? Building on your successes At this time of year we’re bombarded with messages along the lines of New Year, New You […]

What 2018 taught me!

My year in review As we approach the festive season and the end of the year, it’s a great time to look back at what 2018 taught us. Have you asked yourself: What did I learn this year? Here are five things 2018 taught me: 1. Social media is addictive – and powerful! This year […]

The perfect match?

Finding a coach Conversations with clients and prospective clients these last few weeks have emphasised to me how important it is to choose your coach wisely. I’ve heard some great – and some awful(!) – stories! So how do you find a coach that’s the perfect match for you? Is the coach a good match […]

Does your coach have relevant experience?

Investing in yourself Coaching is an investment – even if you are not funding the coaching directly yourself, you are investing your time and energy. It’s therefore key to choose your coach wisely. I recently mentioned testing to see if someone is the ‘right’ coach for you. An important consideration is – does the coach […]

The right coach for you..?

…And are you the right client for them? Embarking on coaching can be a big decision. If you are thinking of starting coaching, there are lots of things to consider when choosing your coach. I recently wrote about finding a coach that ‘gets’ you. I feel another very important consideration is… Are they the right coach for […]

Does your coach ‘get’ you?

Are you considering hiring or choosing a coach? Maybe you are currently not reaching your potential or feeling unfulfilled..?  Maybe you’re considering changing career..? Maybe you’ve been recommended for coaching at your place of work..? Embarking on coaching can be a big decision. If you are thinking of starting coaching, there are lots of things to consider when choosing your coach. I think one of the most important is… does your coach ‘get’ you? Does the coach ‘get’ you? […]