Be the Changemaker of Your Own Life

Explore your hidden potential to make your dreams come true and be happy and fulfilled of what you do professionally

Why “one shot” coaching?

Our “one-shot” coaching session will help you to find the motivation and inspiration within your own personality and to follow your professional dream. My coaching is a one-time session to find the vector and the tools that will lift you up professionally. It will not be a long and exhausting process where you need to do your homework and complete exercises and templates!

If you are a student, a recent university graduate, a young person, young leader or an emerging professional in ANY field who needs a career change, professional improvement and happiness in your professional life, contact me or subscribe for a coaching session.

Our meeting online (or offline) will help you to:

  • Explore your hidden potential and uniqueness
  • Find the motivation and inspiration in your professional life
  • Clarify your long-term and short-term professional goals
  • Find your unique professional path that makes you happy
  • Undertake the first steps towards the change process and have a clear vision of the phases required further
  • Apply for your dream job, or create your own business
  • Share, collaborate and network locally & internationally

Coaching approach and style

Sincere

Sharing examples and stories from my own experience and professional path

Open

Listening to you carefully and providing the tools necessary to facilitate your journey of self-discovery and exploration without limits

Collaborative

Working together to explore who you are and what you wish to achieve professionally

No “ready-to-implement” models

Helping you to let your own thoughts, feelings and intuition connect

Strategic & action-oriented

Discovering your long-term aspirations and designing your short-term action plan

Emphatic and personalized

Meeting your needs and tailored to your own unique situation

Our session

could-be-used-somewhere_3I strongly believe that each one of us creates his/her own personal story. There are no ready formulas on how to be happy and how to succeed professionally. My role is to have an open conversation with you, to listen carefully, to analyze and to help you to move ahead in a way that best fits your life story.  I will do my best to help you to find and use your hidden potential in a motivating and inspiring was so that you truly enjoy what you do.

During our first session we will clarify the need for follow-up. Keep in mind the high probability that the “one-shot” session will be sufficient as you will then have a clear picture of the change process that is required. From there, we will agree the frequency and duration of our conversations and/or meetings, if needed.

Please take note that apart from English we can also conduct your session in Russian, French or Bulgarian.

Book a coaching session or contact me

The “one-shot” coaching is available to anyone in any country, as we can arrange the session by phone, Skype or other social media platforms (e.g. Viber, Facebook chat, WhatsApp). Each session will last up to 90 minutes.

If this approach sounds right for you, please book a coaching session on the Calendar. As I live in Montreal (Canada), please take in to consideration the time difference when booking a session – the hour options given in the Calendar are “Eastern Standard Time” (EST Zone).

The price for a coaching session of 1h 30 min is $120. To book a session, you need to make an advance payment of min. $20, and after the session  – the outstanding amount.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel at any time up to 24 hours before starting your session and you will receive a full refund of your advanced payment ($20).

For coaching packages and for any other questions, please contact me.

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What is a career coach?

A career coach is someone who aims to help and empower you to make, meet and exceed your professional goals and be happy in what you do. Professional coaching is about empowerment, inspiration and motivation. It does not offer advice, opinion or judgment.

How long is the coaching session?

The professional coaching session which I offer is typically between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 min.

Where does the coaching take place?

Sessions are usually conducted over the phone, over Skype, Facebook chat, Viber, WhatsApp, or another online option. They can also be arranged as a face to face meeting in a quiet place with no distractions, so that we can focus on the conversation. Personal meetings can be arranged if you live in Montreal or in a city where I plan to visit. Please, keep in mind that you have to be the one to call me and initiate contact.

What happens during a life coaching session?

During the session I will ask you specific questions to learn more, and better understand your unique personal story, future plans, and motivational factors. It is important that we create a sincere atmosphere of sharing during our meeting. You will never be forced to share something you do not want to, or to make any decisions you do not feel comfortable with.

Is there any confidentiality clause?

Professional coaching is a kind of a partnership between us which is set up in a not to be disclosed privacy mode. All sessions will be confidential, allowing you to explore freely your thoughts in a “risk-free” environment and feeling the privacy of the conversation.

Is there any “style of coaching” which I am using?

Coaching for me is not a profession where the coach uses certain “techniques” or “tools” during the session, such as “holistic”, “solution-focused”, “democratic”, “mindfulness” or others. My coaching session is tailor-made and is very unique – targeted to your personality. I use my intuition as well as experience and knowledge as I have been a coach for many years.

How is life coaching different from counseling?

The fundamental difference is that coaching focuses mainly on the future to encourage your professional development and self-improvement, while counseling usually investigates with emotions and issues in the past affecting the present. Coaching does not treat any health-related problems. Neither a counselor nor coach gives advice. They listen to what you say and direct the conversation with further relevant questions.

What is the timing for the coaching session?

As we will talk over the phone or via the Internet, the session(s) can easily fit around our busy schedules, while at the same time mind my busy schedule. The Calendar above shows the available dates and hours for the next 3 months (marked in bold). Please, approach me if your schedule can not fit any of these.

How many life coaching sessions will I need?

My coaching sessions are unique and different from others, because they are designed as “one-shot” and not as a multiple meetings/talks. After the session you should be happy and confident to continue further without my involvement. Nevertheless, it is entirely up to you to decide if you need another session(s) or not.

What is the price for a coaching session?

One coaching session of up to 1 hour 30 minutes cost $120. The offered “pay-what-you-want” model gives you the flexibility to decide how much you can pay based on your life and professional circumstances. You have an option for an initial 10 min free consultation before you decide to subscribe for a session and pay. Please, contact Lidia if you need an initial briefing.

Can I pay a package of several coaching sessions at once?

No, in case you require more sessions, you have to schedule and pay for each one of them separately.

Is there any cancellation policy?

Yes, you can cancel at any time up to 24 hours before the start of your session and you will receive a full refund. If you are not satisfied with the session, your money will be refunded in full.

If you need further information, or if you have any questions, please contact me first before booking an appointment.

Happy stories

" As mentor, Dr Lidia Varbanova has an ability to move peoples intuition through her generosity, clear mind, kind heart and broad experience assisting us to see what exists "out of the box" and can be valuable to work with. She has a great sense of responsibility and professionalism and I am very grateful and honoured to have her being my mentor at Unicult2020!
Yorgos TaxiarchopoulosArtist, Educator, Cultural Manager
Professional Website
Athens, Greece
“Given her International experience and knowledge in the field, Prof. Varbanova works thoroughly with you as a coach to provide solutions tailored to your goals: profit, cost-cutting, market-share, or exposure. She brought interesting approaches to our meetings and did not hesitate at providing honest insight on my current work which helped through my path to success.”
Andy SmithVilla Specialist
Luxury Retreats
Montreal, Canada
“What Prof. Varbanova has given me was more than knowledge. She has given me guidance, direction and inspiration, optimism and motivation on the path of my personal and professional development.”
Marija Gajic Professor and Marketing Manager
The Institute for Foreign Languages
Belgrade, Serbia