LEADING BY COACHING - PRINCIPLES, ETHICS AND VALUES
Our core principles
We are committed to your success
We put you first in everything we do
We always have total positive regard for you
We will always provide honest, timely feedback to you
We will always deliver feedback with sensitivity
We will only work with you if you are committed to exploring change
We are courageous and challenge, if we believe an intervention will help you move forward
We continually develop ourselves so that we can be the best we can be for you.
We follow strict rules on confidentiality and provide clear and unambiguous coaching agreements to provide transparency for our sponsors and those being coached.
Leading by Coaching faculty members are professionally qualified coaches and are committed to following the codes of ethics of the bodies with which they qualified. As a coaching practice, we abide by the International Coach Federation (ICF) Code of Ethics (although not all of our coaches are individual ICF members).
We are committed to continuing professional development (CPD) and coach supervision.
How we work
Total belief in the client
Open to outcomes not to results
Guide client to their own solutions
Ownership with the client
We are clear that our client is always the person we are coaching
We use straightforward business communication using a business context
We give impartial and sensitive feedback based on a learning focus
We ask our clients to keep a reflective diary
We value diversity and like to learn from seeing things from different perspectives
We believe that we can all be leaders by the example we set by our behaviour
We treat our clients as we would wish to be treated
We always stay true to ourselves
We know our limits as coaches and stick within them
We seek feedback and use it to improve our performance as coaches
We reflect on our coaching and discuss our performance, on an anonymised basis, with our coach supervisors.
Integrity - we are fair, honest and truthful
Imagination - we are optimistic and open to all possibilities that will have impact for our clients
Respect - we are inclusive and act with humility.