Coaching is one of the fastest growing industries in the world! According to Forbes, eighty percent of directors would welcome coaching and, while not every CEO has a coach, one hundred percent of their bosses wish they had.
Coaching in the US, the UK, and Australia is already a very well-established practice!
Life coaches often encounter people who do not know the direction of their lives. The most important reason for this lack of direction is generally a lack of purpose. Having a meaningful purpose drives us to carry on, accomplish tasks, learn from failures and derive satisfaction from success.
To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself, and hands down, one of the biggest contributors to my self-confidence has been private coaching. ~ Stephen Curry
A Life Coach Saves Your Time
Time is one of the most valuable commodities in life. When people fail despite consistent efforts, they wish they could have more time. One of the ultimate truths: nobody gets more time.
People tend to think that they can achieve things on their own and the truth is that they totally can. That being said, the question you must ask yourself is “How quickly do you want to achieve your goal?” When you decide to do it all alone, you burden yourself with extra responsibilities and, at times, things tend to get out of control. You lose focus.
A life coach acts like a navigator who assesses your present situation, works with you to establish a path that feels right for you. You then work together to get the desired results. The coach is there along the journey with you as an accountability partner for the massive action that you have to take.
A life Coach Helps You Maximize Your Accomplishments
Accomplishing a goal means that you have the ability to carry out a task successfully until it is complete. It provides you with a sense of fulfillment and motivates you to improve your performance. But, many people often experience a void in their lives when they feel they cannot accomplish what they are dreaming of. These experiences demotivate the person from striving further and achieving success in his/her life.
Life coaches are more concerned to know what you feel passionate about and work with you towards achieving your target.
One of the important reasons having a life coach can be useful is that you learn how to synchronize your individual goals with the ways of your life. This enables you to be aligned in how you pursue whatever it is you are trying to accomplish.
A Life Coach Helps You Save Money
Taking wrong financial decisions can significantly affect your professional career. When people are driven by over-ambition, they often forget to analyze their financial situation and end up making investments, which do not provide them any profit for the future.
Repeated financial failures can drive a person to feel irritated, aimless and apprehensive to make the next move. One of the top benefits of hiring a life coach is that he/she knows that life is a glorious product of effective planning.
Life coaches never encourage their clients to make hasty investments. They provide you with an action plan which includes a step-by-step approach for you to follow in your career. Coaching helps you align your financial objectives with your life goals. This greatly enhances your affordability level and prosperity in life.
Gain More Confidence
You’ll never truly know what you’re capable of until you have someone who pushes you outside your comfort zone. After working with my own business coach for over a year, I’ve been able to build up a lot more confidence in my own ideas, thought process and even the way I approach my business.
If you’re like me, you know you have greatness within you but you aren’t always sure if it’s a good idea, or something that will get you rejected. It’s hard to convince yourself that you have the ability to accomplish your business goals, and that’s where having a coach is key.
They can help instill the confidence you need to accomplish your big goals, while offering support and guidance for your little ideas.
Challenge You to Try New Things
As an introvert who runs an online business, I can very quickly become enthralled in my own ideas and goals. This is a comfortable place because you can stay at home in your office all day “creating” and leave the outside world where it is.
If you’re anything like me, you know how hard it is to step outside your comfort zone and meet new people or try new things. This is one of best things about having a coach on your side. They will give you a gentle push to explore yourself and your ideas more, while giving you that tough love not to quit.
Everything we do in life is intertwined; our finances, our businesses and ourselves. For this reason, I’ve worked with both a life coach and a business coach because I needed help getting over my mental and financial blocks.
Tell me in the comments below – Have you ever tried coaching? What good thing came out of it?
Describe a change you made in your life that was necessary to hire a coach.
Leave a comment below and let us know!
Remember, share as much detail as possible in your reply. Your story may help someone else have a breakthrough.
Important: share your thoughts and ideas directly in the comments. Links to other posts, videos, etc. will be removed.