The coaching process is discussion and action-based, so helping the client to create an action plan is an integral part of coaching. An action plan is a list of steps (actions) that the client is going to take, which should lead to the result that they want. Most action plans are time lined also, which means that dates have been added to each action so the plan is trackable.
Why This Works
The Action Plan puts down on paper what is going to happen and acts a guide and management system for the client and coach. Just putting this “into existence” helps to organize thought, prompt ideas, and identify needed resources. Read more
Project planning is a powerful process for achieving both personal and professional goals.
The process of goal-setting helps you choose where you want to go in work and in life and project planning is how you are going to get there. By knowing exactly what you want to achieve, you know where you have to concentrate your efforts. You’ll also quickly spot the distractions that would otherwise lure you from your desired outcome.
More importantly than this, proper goal-setting and project planning can be incredibly motivating, and as you get into the habit of setting and achieving goals, you’ll find your self-confidence builds fast.