Coaching: Social Distancing Edition

What is Virtual Coaching?


Coaches are experienced people who support a learner or client that are seeking to achieve a
personal or professional goal. The coach provides training and guidance through their own
experience in order to help reach this goal. A virtual coach is a regular coach but doing all the
same guidance online, usually for the same goal.
The types of virtual coaching varies and there is a coach for almost every type of situation.
Below there is a list of the different types of regular coaches that are most common down below,
which translates to virtual coaching as well. Along with that are the 5 benefits most noticed
when using online coaching instead of in-person coaching.


Types of Coaching

  1. Executive Coaching – aiding leaders or managers in an organization, in hopes of
    improving their skills, performance, and leadership roles.
  2. Leadership Coaching – This is usually held by leaders with an abundance of previous
    leadership roles. This is when leaders specifically focus on improving the roles of other
    leaders.
  3. Career Coaching – This is when leaders focus on an individual’s career and career
    development.
  4. Team Coaching – Improving a teams performance, while also fulfilling the lives of its
    members.
  5. Business Coaching – Providing support, feedback, and advice to improve the
    performance of individuals in the business setting.
  6. Systemic Coaching – This coaching focuses on organizational change as well as the
    entities within the organization.
  7. Life Coaching – Focuses on an individuals development, career paths, and way of life.

5 Benefits of Online Coaching for Clients

  1. More options for meeting with the coach outside of regular hours
  2. Helps for allowing options for people living in remote communities
  3. Just-in-time learning for clients so they can get coached at any time
  4. connecting with peers from a wider cross-section providing anonymity
  5. connect with others from the same industry in different parts of the world

For more info about online coaching benefits, visit:
https://www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com/benefits-virtual-coaching-conversations-5-key-areas-when-working-online-with-groups-by-jennifer-britton/

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