Practical processes and actions are taken when you establish a coach agreement. Understanding what is required in the relationship with the leader is foundational.
Clarify expectations of both coach and leader
Discuss specific parameters
What is being offered
Time commitments and timeliness for meetings
Objectives and outcomes
Create a partnership
How will data be collected and analyzed
Follow through with development plan
Collaboration process and considerations for challenge
Length of commitment
Discussing these and other guidelines and practices will help determine responsibilities and begin to determine whether there is a good match between the coach and the prospective leader.