Meadowlark Consulting Group
Coaching Plan and Process  
 
Each MCG coaching plan includes the development of clear objectives and goals for the coaching process tied to measurable business results. The phases of a typical plan are as follows:

  • Phase 1 – Identify developmental objectives and goals for the person(s) to be coached. This involves creating an overall strategic direction and game plan beginning with a quick assessment of the current situation, key stakeholders, organizational culture and key desired outcomes.

  • Phase 2 – Discuss and gain agreement on these objectives and goals with the client so that expectations are clear and defined. Create buy-in for the executive coaching process through commitment and dedication to the desired outcome. Create a game plan that focuses on high leverage opportunities and a personalized action plan for long-term behavior change and sustainability.

  • Phase 3 – Enlist key stakeholders in the development process, establish changes you are working on and what you need from them.

  • Phase 4 – Participate in on- going coaching sessions, live and by phone, focusing on high-impact issues. Email between scheduled sessions so the executive/manager is fully supported and guided in making the desired changes.

  • Phase 5 – Implement the required action and changed behavior so that the desired results are achieved. Monitor and evaluate progress and adjust as needed. Provide the necessary support through consistent follow-up so that progress is made, behavior is changed, skills are developed, and results are attained. Finally, evaluate the program.
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