Coaching by definition is not advising nor mentoring. Coaching is using different techniques to get the client to find their own answers. The client is resourceful is therefore always one of the principles of coaching. And the coach's role is to develop the client's resourcefulness through skilful questioning, challenge and support. The clients sets the agenda the coaching is always about change and action. Clients come to a coach because they want something to change.
Some examples of issues that clients can come with to be coached on are:
Together with the client we set the objectives and the number of initial coaching sessions and we start from there.