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OUR PHILOSOPHY

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We are driven by a sincere belief in our values and a passion to effect change holistically.

As coaches and consultants, we will always stop to savor and celebrate your successes. After all, this company was named intentionally — as a reminder that positive performance deserves a mindful standing ovation, no matter how incremental or insignificant the progress seems at the time. A 1% improvement each day seems inconsequential until you realize that equals a 365% improvement over one year!

We strive for radical, exemplary results. This is the basic foundation for how we achieve standing ovation-worthy outcomes for every client.

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FIVE CORE COACHING CONVICTIONS

FEAR AND FAITH CANNOT CO-EXIST

We all experience fear, and we can learn to manage it so it does not obstruct our ability to live our best lives. Confidence begets confidence, and we gain confidence through doing. So feel the fear and move through it anyway! (That’s what courage is!) Go ahead -- we’ve got your back!

WE CANNOT DO EVERYTHING BY OURSELVES

We can learn to ask for help – and it is OKAY! Surrendering control paradoxically leads to peace, security, and less chaos. And most importantly, asking for help invites other people into your life, making it richer through new experiences, information, connections, and resources!

WE EACH HAVE MORE THAN ONE VERSION OF OUR LIFE IN US!

We can learn to be open to: pivoting from where we have set down roots, trying new things, discarding other people’s (perceived) expectations for us, accepting failure as a learning opportunity, and having the courage to embrace new opportunities! Seneca famously said, "luck is where preparation and opportunity meet," so let’s get ready and open some new doors together!

INTENTIONAL PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Of course, no one is perfect, and perfection is never the goal -- at least not with Brava coaches! Intentional, mindful, and regular practice combined with conscious awareness of the lessons from our successes, mistakes, and failures, allow us to perpetually learn, grow, and develop into more seasoned experts and human beings. To us, that's the point of hiring a coach -- to have directed guidance on how to develop ourselves and to have the accountability and support every step of the way! 

GRATITUDE CURES ALL

This concept is really simple, and yet so effective. Learning to pause and have gratitude for the gifts in our life allows us to overcome our negative emotions without having to turn to destructive patterns and makes us aware that we have enough, do enough, and are enough.

FIVE EVIDENCE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES

TREAT EVERY EMPLOYEE FAIRLY AND WITH RESPECT

Research on different types of justice in the workplace, such as distributive, procedural, and interpersonal justice, has repeatedly found that when employees are treated fairly --  regardless of outcome --  and with respect, it engenders more trust, job satisfaction, a more positive evaluation of those in authority positions, and better performance. There is also an inverse relationship with withdrawal behaviors, which can be interpreted as increased employee engagement and organizational citizenship behaviors, the latter of which are contributions to the workplace beyond one’s job description (cleaning up the break room, organizing social events).

BE TRANSPARENT WITH DECISION-MAKING AND COMMUNICATION

Research on informational justice, which is sharing information about why certain processes were used or why outcomes were allocated in a certain way, has demonstrated outcomes including increased job satisfaction, performance, organizational commitment, trust, a more positive view of authority, and a higher rate of organizational citizenship behaviors. Additionally, there is a corresponding decrease in withdrawal behaviors, because employees feel connected to the organization in a meaningful way.

PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY RESOURCES SO EMPLOYEES CAN DO THEIR JOBS

When employees feel adequately supported, they are less likely to experience burnout or disengagement from their jobs. Employee engagement has been shown to result in increased creativity, performance, job satisfaction, retention, and revenue, among other positive workplace outcomes.

FAIRLY COMPENSATE FOR THE VALUE YOUR TALENT PROVIDES

...but if you can’t, motivate employees with job autonomy and work-life balance. Paying your employees fair market value shows them the organization values them, which engenders trust, satisfaction, and loyalty. That said, 87% of Millennials cite ‘work-life balance’ as important when seeking out jobs, while ‘autonomy’ is cited across all generations as a job characteristic that leads to job satisfaction, improved performance, and lower burnout. 

OFFER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO EVERYONE WHO WANTS THEM

While a bad manager is a leading cause of turnover, lack of growth and development is also a major driver of poor retention. Today’s employees crave the ability to keep learning on the job, and need to know there is always a new and challenging set of responsibilities they can take on, even if the promotion is a lateral one. Given you have invested so much up front in hiring costs, it is a prudent decision to continue investing in employee development included as part of total compensation. The ROI both in correlated retention and improved performance and productivity will be healthy for your company’s bottom line compared to the costs of high turnover and constant recruiting and talent acquisition activities.

To learn more or set up a tailored plan for your organization, contact us and let’s start a conversation!

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Thank you for stopping by — and congratulations on taking that first courageous step towards self-improvement! BRAVA!

Privacy Policy of bravacoaching.com

Effective date: December 28, 2018

Brava Coaching & Consulting, LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.bravacoaching.com website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.bravacoaching.com

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Brava Coaching & Consulting, LLC uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Brava Coaching & Consulting, LLC will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements

Brava Coaching & Consulting, LLC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Brava Coaching & Consulting, LLC
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics

    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

    For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: thrive@bravacoaching.com