Email Lynne or give her a call to have a conversation about the benefits of Coaching or Therapy for Gifted Adults
Business Coaching for Gifted & Creative Adults
Discover Your Unique Advantage & How To Use It
Understand who you are, where you want to go and how to get there
Coaching Helps You Develop a Game Plan for Life
Take an inventory of your personal resources
Find out how to apply your knowledge
Grasp new opportunities and Make new choices
Be Confident About What t o Do Next
Leave knowing where you are going and what you need to do
Business coaching for Gifted Adults focuses on
- Business development, strategic planning and delegation
- Powerful communication, negotiation and presentation skills
- Stress management, professional self-care; work-life balance
- Dealing with difficult people, situations, challenges or managing a crisis
- Navigating transitions, crisis, and changes
- Developing and launching a new service, product or business
When one expresses a new idea, he or she is a minority of one. This makes the originator very uncomfortable. Paul Torrance
Lynne's private coaching sessions provide each client with useful information, skills, strategies, solutions and resources that are specifically tailored to individual needs, situations and circumstances of each gifted and creative adult.
The purpose of business and career coaching for gifted adults is is to identify their unique gifts, point of view, abilities, and genius and to develop and implement strategies to help each gifted adult client reach their personally identified goals of enhanced performance, success, and personal satisfaction.
The direction and goals of coaching are determined during the initial phase of coaching.
The only real risk is the risk of thinking too small. Frances Moore Lappe
Coaching may address a wide variety of goals including gifted adult development, specific personal projects, life balance, job performance and satisfaction, career decisions and change or general situations in the client's life, business or relationships.
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Curious about how Lynne interacts? Read this excerpt .....
"One member of our group, Lynne Azpeitia, is a psychotherapist and coach who specializes in working with gifted and creative adults www.gifted-adults.com. When she gives her feedback, we all listen intently because she’ll point out to us certain behaviors we are exhibiting that are typical of gifted people.
For example, someone asked how you would go about finding a good networking group when there are so many. I responded, “Google ‘networking in Los Angeles’, see what shows up that looks interesting, and go to the meeting. While you’re there, watch how people behave, how you feel in the room and see if it’s a fit. Then look for the warmest, friendliest, happy, successful looking dolphin-type person at the meeting and ask them where else they network. Then go to those meetings.”
Everyone thought that was a great idea, and Lynne jumped in to tell me that was a great piece of advice and should go into an article or a book.
As I made a note about it, she said, “That’s your genius, Chellie – these things just flow naturally from you. Gifted people aren’t always aware of the things they say and do that are special because it’s normal for them. They think everyone has ideas like that.”
I looked at her and laughed, “Lynne, what a brilliant marketing niche you have invented. All your clients get to feel like they are gifted, creative, and a genius! I sure love getting feedback like that.”
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As your Coach, my job is to help you to take information and skills that you already have and
(1) to make inspired decisions about which changes you would like to make that make your life and work better!
(2) to develop a personal "action plan" in order to make those changes and enjoy the results
(3) to implement your action plan and make the behavioral changes--learn skills, connect with people, take time off,
(4) to develop strategies to maintain the changes you have made.
I support you, encourage you, teach you when you need it, and help you stay "on track" toward your goals.
You, as the Client, set the agenda for your coaching, and your success will depend on your willingness to define and take risks and try new approaches--and enjoy the results!
You can expect me, as your coach, listen deeply, to be honest and direct, asking straightforward questions and using challenging techniques to help you move forward.
Weekly coaching sessions usually work best, especially for the first twelve sessions, then bi-weekly sessions can be of benefit to those gifted adults who find themselves constrained by budgetary factors.
Lynne's coaching services are available at her Santa Monica office, by Skype or telephone, or at the client's location.
Weekly, Bi-weekly and Monthly coaching is available. Packages and prices vary.
Get your questions about Gifted & Creative Adult Coaching answered. Talk with Lynne Azpeitia about how specialized coaching for gifted adults can help you reach and exceed your personal, professional, relationship, and creative goals. Don't delay.
A complimentary brief consultation enables you to experience Lynne's coaching work first-hand so you can see for yourself the benefit of working with her as your coach. The usual time for this no charge consultation is 20-30 minutes. After that you'll have a much clearer idea whether hiring Lynne to help you achieve your goals is for you. Lynne will discuss the available coaching packages and fees during the consultation.
If you, your team, organization, corporation, business, or professional association could benefit from business coaching for gifted and creative adults and world like assistance, support or training in:
• dealing with difficult people
• handling challenges & crises
• stress management
• developing concrete solutions
• managing group relationships
• optimizing performance, and more
If you would like to explore the possibility that Gifted & Creative Adult Coaching may be of benefit to you, e-mail or call Lynne Azpeitia at (310) 828-7121 to schedule a free phone consultation. Be sure to include your phone or Skype number in your e-mail.
To get a sense of the Lynne Azpeitia's approach to coaching Gifted & Creative Adults, take a look at her article Successful Coaching and Psychotherapy with Multi-Talented Gifted and Creative Adults
Lynne Azpeitia, MFT
3025 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Coaching, Psychotherapy & Consultation
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