• Sparking your inner ‘super power’

Great leaders understand that
transformation happens from the inside out

Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment. Coaches honour the client as the expert in his/her own life and work and believe every client is creative, resourceful and whole.

Discover

the rich insights you will gain from thoughtful and skillful questions in a wonderfully vibrant and safe space that will enable you to get closer to your full potential

Clarify

your own thinking and your own ideas and your own self discoveries of powerful paradigms that will give you a chance to get yourself closer to living in your full potential

Align

the value add that you will gain from having a skilled and passionate coach, such as Doris, help you get closer to the power within yourself – and thereby enable yourself to live in your full potential

Easy steps to success
The process is quite simple

Why would I want to be coached?

The benefits of coaching:

  • Deep learning that ‘sticks’ beyond the coaching conversation
  • Improved ability to navigate rapid and continuous change
  • Better relationships through more deliberate communication
  • Increased effectiveness as a leader, manager, supervisor, or employee
  • Greater awareness of self and self-agency
  • Enhanced ability to identify goals and achieve desired outcomes.

So what exactly is coaching?

Coaching is a confidential and action focused dialogue between a coach and client in order to explore a challenge bought forward by the client.

It is a form of facilitated learning.

The role of the coach is to serve the client to find clarity through observation and questions. The coach listens and is present for the client.

The role of the client is to bring forward a topic that they want to discuss with the genuine intent to learn and improve.

Am I ready for coaching?

Coaching is not appropriate for all people at all times. You must be willing to change.

You may be ready for coaching if one or more of the following statements resonate with you:

  • I have a topic, challenge, issue, or situation that I am willing to be coached on
  • I am willing to establish a coaching relationship
  • I am eager to explore diverse solutions to my challenges
  • I am open and willing to participate in a mutual learning partnership
  • I would like to grow my self-awareness and expand my perspectives
  • I am open to unpacking my beliefs, attitudes, and values as they relate to my challenges
  • I buy in to the premise that I have the solutions within me.

Is coaching the same as counseling/consulting/ mentoring?

No.

Coaching is a distinct approach to having a conversation focused on self-reflection and action. It is not about a coach telling you the “right” answers or providing advice.

A coach will not sell you information (consulting), show you the way (mentoring), or try to fix you (counseling).

I am enthusiastic to begin this journey with you as your coach

A bit of background about me. I returned to live in Vancouver in 2002 after six years of working overseas while living in Wellington, NZ and London, UK. In the 25 years that I’ve been in the business world, as a chartered accountant (now CPA, CA), my greatest and most rewarding work is coaching people – my staff, fellow executives, board members and others within and outside of my organizations. My focus and my passion is to work with people so they can develop into their full potential.

After retiring from the corporate world in early 2015, my focus is to add value exponentially through coaching a myriad of business clients, inspirational speaking and providing business consulting, project management and financial expertise.

As your coach, I am committed to helping you get closer to the point where you live in your full potential. I use a strengths-based approach. This focuses on what’s working well as a basis to help close the gap between where you are now and where you would like to be. My style is to create a wonderfully vibrant and safe space for you to discover new powerful paradigms to enable you to move into your full potential. My personal brand is defined by my personal integrity system. It is built on a solid foundation of trust, respect, honesty, integrity, confidentiality and the highest ethical standards. These standards are guided by the ICF (International Coach Federation) standards of ethical conduct and the ICF pledge of ethics. All of these integral values have been prevalent and practiced and my limits have been tested in my professional background as a CPA, CA.

Get in touch

Doris would be thrilled to chat with you to provide more details. She can be contacted at 604-369-3116.

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