Telephone and virtual coaching

In our increasingly global world many people work in international contexts. This can provide an additional challenge for any coach. However, this also provides a great opportunity for the coach to develop their skills in a new area, that of coaching by telephone, teleconference or videoconference. Many of the skills used during face-to-face coaching are applicable when using telephone or virtual coaching; however, some skills will require greater focus and competence.

Pros and cons of telephone and virtual coaching

There are certain advantages to be gained from telephone or virtual coaching, these include:

  • There is more opportunity to fit coaching around a person’s work or travel schedule, which means that ...

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