About Coaching


fireworksWhen you hear the word ‘coach’ you may first think of a coach in sports. It is true that, historically, the term ‘coach’ has almost exclusively referred to the person that worked with individual athletes and teams to improve their performance. In the mid to late 70’s the term ‘executive coach became associated with the individuals that worked with CEO’s and other top executives to help them better leverage their strengths, overcome barriers, and navigate their way through changes. Today thousands of individuals are enlisting the assistance of a personal coach to help them reach a goal, make a change, or solve a problem in their business or personal lives. The following are a few of the benefits you can expect to receive from working with a coach.

Speed

Who doesn’t want to get results faster? Often times a coach can help you clearly define your goals and foresee problems and barriers so that you can get to action (and results) more quickly.

Clarity

The saying that “you can’t see the forest for the trees” has a lot of truth in it. When you are in the middle of a situation, it is difficult to see where to step next. A coach can help you to gain perspective, clear away distractions and focus on a path that will lead you to success.

Objectivity

Friends and family can be invaluable support, however, at times they may not be able to be totally objective about your situation. Also, they may find it difficult to be totally truthful with you for fear of hurting your feelings. A coach is one of the few people that you can talk to that is both objective and skilled in understanding human behavior.

Results

A coach can help you clarify your goals and develop action plans to help you achieve the results you want.

Experience

Experience enables a person to gain perspective and handle difficult situations more easily. Partnering with a coach, lets you benefit from the experience that the coach has had handling and helping others handle a variety of situations.

Support

A coach will be with you as a confidante and sounding board and will provide unconditional support if you stumble. The best coaching relationships are partnerships focused on your success.

While it is difficult to explain all of the different ways that a coach can bring you value, it is easy to experience. You can experience some of the benefits of coaching in a 30 minute complimentary session. Click Here to arrange for your complimentary session.