Why Work with a Coach


You have accomplished a ton in your life and you probably did it because of your own drive and resilience as well as some great advice from mentors, managers, sponsors, personal boards of directors, friends and families. Now you want to get to the next level where you have the success you have dreamed of  and feel fulfilled. Coaching can help you take that leap from good to great. Lawyers and leaders work with a coach to become more self-aware, fulfilled, focused,  accountable and creative.  


Professional Success


·      I want to make changes or advance my career.

·      I want help with strategic planning for my business or endeavor.

·      I want to build my own book of business.

·      I want to be more effective in the way I work or manage my business.

·      I need help to develop my ideas into work that is both financially and personally rewarding.

·      I want to become a stronger leader and learn how to better manage people.

·      I want to broaden my network and improve my strategic relationships.

·      I want to build my brand and position myself as an expert in my field.

·      I want to learn better negotiating skills and how to value my work appropriately.

·      I want to become comfortable “selling’ myself and my services.

·      I want to increase my income and improve my financial security.

·      I want to view myself as a leader.

·      I need to enhance my communication skills to enhance my career.

·      I need help understanding how to navigate politics.

·      I need assistance in determining appropriate action steps that will allow me to meet my goals.

·      I need help with time management. I want to design my day and life to be more effective and impactful.

·      I want to become better at providing excellent client service.


Personal Growth


·      I want to make sure I am on the right career path. Is corporate life or law the right life for me?

·      I want to design a life that allows me to be fulfilled in both my career and personal lives.

·      I want to improve my productivity and time management skills.

·      I need to establish stronger boundaries so that my time and energy are respected by others.

·      I want to be more compassionate and less critical of myself and others.

·      I need help battling “imposter syndrome.”

·      I have crucial issues, conflicts or situations that I need to address in my life.

·      I want to develop a greater understanding of my life and my role in connection to something larger.

·      I need to improve my confidence and improve my sense of self-worth.

·      I want to create a life plan that will help me to design the life I want.

·      I am spinning in overwhelm and need help to get my life under control.

·      I know that I have a purpose ora gift that I am meant to share, but I need help figuring out what that is.

·      I need help to identify and assess what my personal wants and needs are for fulfillment and satisfaction.

·      I need to learn how to better prioritize my goals and responsibilities.

·      I need help to break through the obstacles that stand in the way of achieving my goals.

·      I want to learn better ways to deal with difficult people in a constructive manner.

·      I want to learn to develop and nurture my creativity in a way that fulfills me.















©Focus Forward Consulting, 2020

Sheila Murphy

Founder of Focus Forward Consulting

For over 20 years, as a former senior legal officer for a Fortune 50 company, I successfully developed, coached and transformed talent in corporations and law firms, as well as...