Who Are You? ... And,
What Do You Want?
have a BIG vision of your future. You have a series of aggressive goals that
when accomplished, one or more at a time, move you toward the realization of
your vision. And, you have
made the decision to partner with a coach who has the professional training
and skills to assist and support you.
From Rich Guard you get perspective, validation, messages
(in the form of knowledge, opinions, or wisdom), energy, solutions, plans, structure,
resources, options, caring, training, advice, strategy, feedback, and you
challenged to accomplish much more than your original vision. Rich
challenges you because as your coach he can "see" you set in a BIGGER picture.
Your coach sees what you ARE capable of creating, that is, the impact that your unique
set of talents together with your personality can have on the larger world.
Through individual and group coaching, you are guided by Rich to achieve the goals that you have set for yourself
with less stress and struggle than you would have were you working alone. Typically, you'll meet with Rich by
phone two or three times per month individually or as a member of a group for scheduled coaching sessions to report
on your wins and achievements since your last coaching session, and strategize about next steps; in between, you
will be able to contact Rich via e-mail or over the phone, as needed.
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Sustaining and increasing the profitability of your business is
Rich's prime focus and objective as your Business Coach. You are
encouraged to start
viewing everything your business does in terms of profitable/not
profitable. Profit equals integrity in business.
You receive Business
Coaching from Rich Guard that is centered on five business
areas: sales, planning, management, productivity and
profitability. You implement strategies that
create BIG wins for your business by (1) rapidly creating a sales
engine vs. a renewed sales effort, (2) building a framework and
personal structure that supports you to produce much more than
you have ever produced in the past, (3) encouraging you to set
BIG, even HUGE goals for your business without putting yourself
at financial risk, and (4) inspiring you to continually add value
to your product or service to retain the customers that you have.
business has achieved your profitability goal, Rich works with
you to develop your company to do what you want it to do,
assuming that profit margins are maintained or exceeded.
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You receive Corporate Coaching that is performed at three levels:
the Applications Level, the Strategic Level, and the Fundamental
Your corporation's success is measured at The Applications Level. This is where
results are expected. The coaching that you receive at this
level influences the achievement of bottom-line results,
creating cultural change, conflict resolution, and life-balance.
Your corporation's systems come together at The Strategic Level.
You receive coaching at this level that assists and supports the building of a leadership
strategy, creates high performance teams, builds collaboration, and performs strategic planning.
You receive your most important contribution from Rich at
The Fundamental Level. This is the level of the individual
contributor. The Coaching that you receive at this level includes
self-discovery, personal evolution, and building managerial
coaching and leadership skills.
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Government and Public Agency Coaching
In today৯vernment and public agency workplace, executives, managers,
supervisors and employees must deal with increasing levels of complexity,
decreased budgets, rapid advances in technology, intense competition and
increased expectations of stakeholders, and the public. Organizations are
flatter and so there are more working managers with less time to manage.
Furthermore, managers must rely on their direct reports to act with greater
autonomy. Within this environment, successful coaching for employee
performance becomes an essential component of the workplace.
Participants learn both the mindset for creating a high performance
environment, and the coaching skills needed to develop subordinate's
readiness for promotion, overall competence in a current position and
discipline. Government and public agency coaching is designed for new
leaders and managers who want to develop basic coaching skills, and also
experienced leaders and managers who want to add coaching to their
repertoire of skills.
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Enrolling in a coaching group allows you experience the synergy of 6
professionals, executives and business owners who are reaching ecome
the person that they have always known they can be.鮠a coaching group,
clients have an affordable option to one-on-one coaching.
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The seven most common life situations that a Life Coach assists and supports you with are to:
Resolve personal or financial difficulty,
Take action on a BIG opportunity or project,
Make a decision to make a significant change in life direction or bring the decision into reality,
Get out of a stuck, frustrated or blocked situation,
Make more money,
Be able to do something better (increase your proficiency in a specific
skill or task), or
Start or improve a business.
You become literally
'irresistibly attractive" when you work with Rich. You receive coaching that
is oriented around the Irresistible Attraction principle. Irresistible
Attraction is both the path, and the objective. You become irresistibly
attractive by being and acting attractively. You accomplish this by
working, together with Rich, on building a more effective Personal
Foundation. Your Personal Foundation is made up of boundaries, standards,
integrity, tolerations, increased reserve (plenty of money, space, time, needs more than met, etc.), increasing a sense of ease or flow (simplicity,
removal of blocks, spirituality, truth, delegation of weaknesses, being
selfish, etc.), adding value (contribution, creativity, service,
specializing, gifts/skills development, etc.). Along the path you will
experience an increasing ease in the way you attract desirable
The end result is that you become a role model through your simplicity, your effortless life, lightness
of being, abundance, fun, and the pleasure and joy you share with others. You attract (in a similar way that a magnet
attracts metallic objects that contain iron) desirable circumstances and situations, and attractive positive people and relationships. All that you
need and want comes to you effortlessly.
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Rich Guard & Associates
Management Consulting and Executive
Denver, Colorado 80206