All Coaching services provided by Shunte Gamble (Coach) or programs provided by Women Empowering Change (WEC) and it's presenters are a partnership, defined as an alliance, not a legal business partnership.
Sessions/Courses are designed as thought-provoking and creative processes that inspires the client to maximize personal and professional potential. They are designed to facilitate the creation/development of personal, professional or business goals and to develop and carry out a strategy/plan for achieving those goals. The Blueprint does not guarantee specific outcomes as a result of each session.
1) Coach-Client Relationship
1.1 Client is solely responsible for creating and implementing his/her own decisions, choices, actions and results arising out of or resulting from the coaching relationship and his/her coaching calls and interactions with the Coach. As such, the Client agrees that the Coach is not and will not be liable or responsible for any actions or inaction, or for any direct or indirect result of any services provided by the Coach. Client understands coaching is not therapy and does not substitute for therapy if needed, and does not prevent, cure, or treat any mental disorder or medical disease.
1.2 Client further acknowledges that he/she may terminate or discontinue the coaching relationship at any time.
1.3 Client acknowledges that coaching is a comprehensive process that may involve different areas of his or her life, including work, finances, health, relationships, education and recreation. The Client agrees that deciding how to handle these issues, incorporate coaching principles into those areas and implementing choices is exclusively the Client’s responsibility.
1.4. Client acknowledges that coaching does not involve the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorders and that it is the Client’s exclusive responsibility to seek such independent professional guidance as needed.
1.5 The Client understands that in order to enhance the coaching relationship, the Client agrees to communicate honestly, be open to feedback and assistance and to create the time and energy to participate fully in the program.
2.1 The parties agree to engage in the selected Coaching Service/Program via virtual or in-person sessions.
2.2 Client can e-mail Coach Shunte Gamble in-between scheduled sessions.
2.3 Coach Shunte Gamble may also be available for additional time, per Client’s request, on a prorated basis rate. For example, reviewing documents, reading or writing reports, engaging in other Client related services outside of coaching hours.
3) Schedule and Fees
3.1 This coaching agreement is valid for the specified time and the set fee.
3.2 The calls/meetings shall be on the appointed day and time each week for the duration of the program/service selected.
3.3 If rates change before this agreement has been signed and dated, the prevailing rates will apply.
3.4 There are no refunds. Client may cancel services at any time.
3.5 All payments are non refundable.
Initial Discovery Call Fees
3.6 CREDIT APPLICATION: Discovery Call credit will be applied to any Blueprint Coaching Service provided by Shunte Gamble that is booked within 3 business days of initial Discovery Call's appointment. Client must join call within 5 minutes of start time.
3.7 CREDIT VOID: Initial Discovery Call credit will become void if the Client does not attend the session within 5 minutes of start time. Payment is non refundable.
3.8 RESCHEDULE: Clients can reschedule an initial discovery call at the rate provided. Credits will not be applied to any Blueprint Coaching Service booked thereafter. Payments are nonrefundable.
3.9 GOOD FAITH: If WEC or Shunte Gamble deems the offered services will not meet your business/professional needs, a refund will be made within 3 business days of the initial discovery call. This notice will be communicated during initial Discovery Call or via email if applicable. If services are offered, a credit will be applied to any Blueprint Service booked within 3 business days of the initial discovery call appointment.
4) Procedure (Session Attendance)
4.1 The time of the coaching sessions and/or location will be determined by client based on a selected time.
4.2 All Leadership and Coaching Sessions: The Client is responsible for joining in-person or virtual session via online platform such as StreamYard. The session will remain open for up to 5 minutes after the start of the selected time. The session will close at the 5
minute mark if the client has not joined and the client will be mark as a "no show". Services will pick-up where the client left off. Additional sessions will not be added to replace missed sessions. Client can add additional sessions at the prescribed fee.
THE BLUEPRINT COACHING SESSIONS
5.1 This coaching relationship, as well as all information (documented or verbal) that the Client shares with the Coach as part of this relationship, is bound by the principles of confidentiality set forth in the WEC Code of Ethics.
5.2 Please be aware that the Coach-Client relationship is not considered a legally confidential relationship (like the medical and legal professions) and thus communications are not subject to the protection of any legally recognized privilege. The Coach agrees not to disclose any information pertaining to the Client without the Client’s written consent. The Coach will not disclose the Client’s name as a reference without the Client’s consent.
5.3 Confidential Information does not include information that: (a) was in the Coach’s possession prior to its being furnished by the Client; (b) is generally known to the public or in the Client’s industry; (c) is obtained by the Coach from a third party, without breach of any obligation to the Client; (d) is independently developed by the Coach without use of or reference to the Client’s confidential information; or (e) the Coach is required by statute, lawfully issued subpoena, or by court order to disclose; (f) is disclosed to the Coach and as a result of such disclosure the
Coach reasonably believes there to be an imminent or likely risk of danger or harm to the Client or others; and (g) involves illegal activity. The Client also acknowledges his or her continuing obligation to raise any confidentiality questions or concerns with the Coach in a timely manner.
6) Release of Information
6.1 Client Agrees to have only your name, contact information, and start and end dates of coaching shared with WEC staff members and/or other parties involved in this process for the sole and necessary purpose of verifying the coaching relationship, no personal notes will be shared.
6.2 According to the ethics of our profession, topics may be anonymously and hypothetically shared with other coaching professionals for training, supervision, mentoring, evaluation, and for coach professional development and/or consultation purposes.
7) Cancellation Policy
7.1 Client agrees that it is the Client's responsibility to notify WEC or Shunte Gamble 24 hours in advance of the scheduled session.
7.2 WEC and Shunte Gamble reserves the right to bill Client or withhold a refund for the missed session. Coach will attempt in good faith to
reschedule the missed session.
8) Termination Policy
8.1 Either the Client or the Coach may terminate this Agreement at any time with 1 week written notice (email).
8.2 Client agrees to compensate the Coach for all coaching services rendered through and including the effective date of termination of the coaching relationship. No refunds will be provided for any pending sessions.
9) Limited Liability
9.1 Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, WEC nor Shunte Gamble makes no guarantees, representations or warranties of any kind or nature, express or implied with respect to the coaching services negotiated, agreed upon and rendered. In no event shall WEC, it's presenters, or Shunte Gamble be liable to the Client for any indirect, consequential or special damages.
9.2 Notwithstanding any damages that the Client may incur, WEC, it's presenters, or Shunte Gamble, entire liability under this Agreement, and the Client’s exclusive remedy, shall be limited to the amount actually paid by the Client under this Agreement for all coaching services/programs rendered through and including the termination date. Entire Agreement This document reflects the entire agreement between the Coach and the Client, and reflects a complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter. This Agreement
supersedes all prior written and oral representations. The Agreement may not be amended, altered or supplemented except in writing signed by both the Coach and the Client. Electronic signature on sign-up form. A copy will be sent via email to the address provided.