It is important to interview several prospective coaches before you make a choice. You want to be sure you find a coach who is well qualified and who is a good match for you. Interviewing several coaches will increase your chance of finding a good match. Conducting a thorough informational interview will assure you that your coach is well qualified and able to coach you in the areas that you have identified are important.
* Keep in mind that coaches often specialize in certain areas. Some may specialize in time management and organization and others may specialize in health and wellness goals. Some coaches will also work with specific client populations. For example some may work only with executives, or entrepreneurs, or women or adolescents. Making sure that your coach’s experience meets your needs is an important step in the process of choosing a coach.