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Online Life Coach & Accountability Coach

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Helping You Design A More Exciting And Meaningful Future

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Get Specific On What You Want From Life, And Why

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Become Curious About Your Current And Future Self

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Tweak Your Habits To Get The Best Out Of Your Day

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Find A Greater Sense Of Purpose And Meaning

Most successful people understand the benefits of investing in themselves. And make no mistake, coaching is an investment you'll return many times over.

Life coaching isn't just for athletes, pop stars, and corporate executives – or indeed those facing a supposed midlife crisis. It's for anybody sensible enough to realize they have some blind spots that could benefit from an experienced set of impartial eyes.

As a coach, my job is to challenge you to get specific on what you want for your future and – most importantly – why. I then help you figure out how to adopt the most useful mindset to achieve your goals, along with the right strategies and routines to get there as quickly as possible.

The outcomes of coaching can be life-changing. Indeed, your 85-year old future self may one day thank you for it. 

"Kris helped me to set some pretty hefty personal goals which I am working towards, and having these to work towards gives me a reason to jump out of bed every day." Alexander V – SYDNEY, Australia

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Coaching Style

I have a pragmatic approach to coaching – one that doesn't involve ear candling, unicorns, or a magic wand.

Instead, I use the strategies and tools that are likely to be most effective in your particular situation. These are all based on leading research in coaching, positive psychology, time management, leadership development, and a bit of common sense.

An atmosphere of openness, warmth, and total non-judgment is what you can expect from me. What I ask from you is a curious and playful commitment to your growth process.

You’ll find out that humour and lightness are essential in my work as a coach. A strategically placed dad joke often works better than a self-help cliché.

And even though I don’t have that magic wand, as your accountability coach I’m more than happy to crack the whip when I need to.

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Life Coaching Services

As an online life coach, I only speak to clients via video – mostly Skype or Zoom.

Coaching online allows me to work with clients across many different time zones. It also means I’m able to hold space for you wherever you feel most at ease – in your office, on your couch, or on the road.

Everyone I work with expects different outcomes and has a unique way of thinking and doing. After our initial consultation, I'll therefore plan an individual programme tailored around the results you can realistically expect after five or ten sessions.

For most clients, that involves clearing up some of the fog first – in other words, figuring out where they want to go next and then coming up with a detailed plan. From there, we then focus on making visible and consistent progress towards implementing that plan.

Here's an overview of the goals and topics I regularly work on with clients. Do have a look at some of my articles too to get a better idea of what I do.

Getting ahead in your industry or switching careers

  • Career planning and transitioning

  • Developing and promoting your personal brand at work

  • Preventing burn-out and getting your mojo back

  • Increasing your efficiency and effectiveness

  • Assertiveness and managing your emotions at work

Starting and running a successful business

  • Getting started as a business owner or freelancer

  • Business planning based on research rather than wishful thinking

  • Designing a location-independent lifestyle

  • Getting past the beginner’s plateau

  • Coping with anxiety and insecurity

Creating your vision for a rich and meaningful future

  • Figuring out what your definition of success looks like

  • Intentionally designing your ‘future self’

  • Brainstorming an exciting and long-term life vision

  • Nailing down your goals for the next few years

  • Deciding on your legacy and future accomplishments

Having higher standards and building better systems

  • Setting deadlines and sticking to them

  • Establishing good habits and tackling procrastination

  • Getting more consistent and measuring progress

  • Having someone to report to in the absence of a boss

  • Some cheerleading, as well as the occasional clip around the ears

Exploring some of your existential questions

  • Appreciating who you are versus who others want you to be

  • Living mindfully as opposed to living on auto-pilot

  • Core values. What qualities in life are essential to you, and why?

  • Creating self-trust, and finding evidence that you're good enough

  • Living authentically as part of the LGBTQi* community

Grounded and playful mating, dating & relating

  • Identifying your attachment style and what that means in terms of attracting a partner

  • Finding peace when relationships change

  • Nurturing a greater sense of connection with others

  • Being assertive in relationships and setting boundaries

  • Exploring more resourceful dating, non-monogamy and sex positivity

Injecting further depth into your expat lifestyle

  • Loneliness - finding connection and belonging in your new home

  • Creating a new identity as the ‘trailing spouse’

  • Planning or transitioning towards a career abroad

  • Survival tips for expat relationships

  • Re-adjusting to life back home after years ‘on the road’

Finding peace and quiet in uncertain times

  • Dropping an anchor when the seas around you are stormy

  • Balancing out the need for security with cravings for adventure

  • Finding and talking to that inner voice of wisdom, clarity and compassion

  • Dealing with painful thoughts and feelings in a more resourceful way

  • Getting mindful about the thoughts that hook you into making unhelpful choices

Packages and Rates

How Is Online Life Coaching Different From In-Person Life Coaching?

Online life coaching isn’t any different from having in-person sessions – aside from the much shorter commute to my virtual office.

Coaching is a conversational technique designed to help you get specific results in life. You and I don’t need to be in the same room for that to work well.

As an online life coach, it’s also unlikely we’ll ever bump into each other. Clients often tell me that me being so far removed from their physical lives makes our work all the more powerful. It means we can build a relationship that’s open and sufficiently detached at the same time.

Life coaching online also makes it possible to record your sessions. You can watch and re-watch yourself, tapping into some of the momentum you felt during the session. Watching and listening to yourself talk offers an unusual meta-perspective, as well as a wonderful way to – pardon the pun – zoom out.

What Can You Expect From Life Coaching?

As your online life coach, I'll help you design a more exciting and more meaningful future.

Our work together will involve making sense of who you are, where you are, what you want and – importantly – why you want it. I'll then keep you on the straight-and-narrow when it comes to implementing that vision.

Think of me as the helpful stranger you bump into when you're feeling a little lost. Not the one who’ll pickpocket you in a dark alley, but a cheerful soul with great orientation skills who also happens to know a great ice cream parlour along the way.

Together, we'll explore any existential and practical questions in an open and non-judgemental way. I'll also help you talk through some of the dreams and goals you've not been quite ready yet to share with anyone else.

Part of that process will require freeing yourself from others' expectations – family, peers, society, etc. It may also involve learning to trust yourself more by following through on your commitments and stopping yourself from procrastinating.

How Do I Get Started With Life Coaching?

Want to find out what working with a life coach feels like?

Drop me a message with a short description of what you're hoping to achieve, and we'll take it from there.

I offer a free consultation to people interested in working with me, and if I think we might be a good fit. This one hour call allows me to understand better the results you're looking for. We'll do some actual coaching too, so you'll get some real value out of it.

At this point, I only offer packages of five or ten sessions. If you decide to proceed with a paid package of online coaching, I'll send you some initial homework, and we can schedule our first few sessions.

Many clients decide to continue after that, but that's by no means a requirement.

I try and be as flexible as possible during the week. Bear in mind that slots may be limited depending on my availability and your time zone.

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What Does The Life Coaching Process Look Like?

My coaching sessions are always highly personalised. I don’t force people through a generic coaching programme.

A lot of the magic also happens in-between sessions which is why I offer a fair bit of homework, exercises, and self-assessments.

There are four major elements in my work as a life coach. Often, I'll take clients through all these four elements chronologically, but you’re also free to pick and choose.

1) Identity and future self

A lot of talent is wasted not for lack of effort, but lack of direction.

You might feel that life is okay, but something is missing – perhaps a sense of security, meaning, belonging, or fun. Or maybe you’re transitioning into a different stage of your life – voluntarily or forced by external events – and you’re not quite sure what to make of it.

Through a process I call wayfinding, I help clients create a stronger sense of who they are along with a clearer sense of who they'd like to become in the next decade.

2) Goal setting

My job as a life coach is to help you identify some of the goals or outcomes you want to see over the next one to two years.

We’ll then break down those goals into smaller, manageable milestones while guiding you towards choosing the right priorities for you.

I always make sure you’ll commit to specific actions after each session. After all, it's deeds, not words that will guarantee you build momentum and make progress.

3) Systems and processes

No matter how clear your vision or how 'SMART' your goals – without the right mindset, you'll make little progress.

Adopting the right habits, rituals, and environment is therefore vital when it comes to success.

I’ll help you introduce new behaviours to increase your productivity and resist the temptations that are currently keeping you stuck.

4) Accountability

If you're looking for a self-proclaimed 'tough guy' to shame you into action, I’m probably not going to be the right coach for you.

When it comes to accountability, I prefer to treat my clients like the adults they are – clever individuals who are self-motivated enough to hire a coach and do what’s needed.

Pearson’s Law says that when performance is measured, performance improves. That’s why I’m big on putting systems in place that allow you to keep track of your progress, while targeting any areas for improvement.

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