Establish the coachee’s purpose or objectives for having the coaching conversation, ensure there is a goal
(S.M.A.R.T. goal that it is clear to the coachee)
- What is it you would like to discuss?
- What are the current issues you are facing?
- What are the objectives needed to address this/those issues?
- What would you like to achieve?
- How would you know that you have achieved that goal?