Coach and coachee characteristics.
Coaching is a formal one-on-one relationship between a coach and a coachee.
In a coaching relationship, a coach “collaborate to assess and understand the coachee and his or her development needs. Coach will challenge current constraints of a coachee for him to explore new possibilities. Coach will demand accountability and support from coachee to reach his goals and continuous development.
Both the coach and coachee possess characteristics that might facilitate or impede a successful coaching relationship.
These characteristics may include personality traits, work and life experiences, or level of commitment to learning from a coachee.
In fact, these characteristics are what both- a coach and a coachee bring to the relationship before the actual coaching interaction starts and they set in motion the coaching relationship.
The bonding between a coach and a coachee in a coaching relationship will decide the outcomes of the coaching engagement.