Most people realise that we all need someone to help us with things we don’t know, understand, or can’t do. Those things we lack experience, knowledge, skills or the ability to carry out effectively.
It’s not about not growing ourselves by seeking help and advice but learning along the way from someone else with the knowledge in that area.
When I set up my business I had specialist ‘mentors’ which were a group of people who advised me in specific areas. I also used a business coach to help me get started and to support me.
This is not a sign of weakness, but more of a sign of strength, common sense and acceptance that we need to focus on what we are good at but seek help and support in those areas we know less about. This way everyone helps each other.
From my own experience as a business coach and mentor, watching clients grow in confidence and knowledge is the satisfaction I get from doing what I do. Their journey of personal and professional growth is warming. I often feel like a proud mother hen! 😊
For some who are still unclear what it’s all about, here are some areas that a business coach and mentor can help with, but not limited to.
- Push or nudge, lifting up, support
- Confidence injection
- Support in making informed decisions
- Developing and maintaining relationships
- Developing strategies, tips, tools and tricks
- Personal and professional development
- Advice, different perspective, sounding board, confidante
No matter where you are on your journey in life or business, it’s never too late to engage a business coach & mentor of life coach. The value you will gain, the benefits you receive and the return on investment can be huge, not to mention upskilling and growing personally and professionally.
Next week’s Wednesday Wake-Up will be going into these in more detail to look at how you can start to help yourself in some of these areas whilst you’re determining whether to engage a coach or not.
Anyone interested in finding out more, remember Success Factor offers a one-hour complimentary consultation.
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