Every now and again I’m asked if CoachAccountable can be used to send messages between coach and coachee. My thought process in responding usually goes like “Well, sort of: journal entries, session notes, action alerts, reminders, file sharing notifications… all kinds of messaging!” But the real essence of the question is of course concerning more fundamental messaging, like an email.
Until now my response has been to just use email. Email is great, everyone gets it and is already setup to use it. There’s no reason to reinvent that wheel within the context of coaching software, I figured.
It turns out there are a number of perks CoachAccountable can offer by way of a messaging system, perks that specifically support coaching relationships.
Let’s look at how it works.