Have you ever used a business or life coach?
Do you know what it might entail?
Are you aware of what the value of benefits might be?
Often, I hear people have an assumption they will be told what to do or perhaps had a bad experience from a coach at some point putting them off engaging a coach again.
If you have bought, started up or are running a business, there are three key specialists or experts you most definitely need.
You might feel the first two are obvious, as all businesses need an accountant and perhaps a lawyer at one stage or another, however for some having a coach is often felt unnecessary and more of a luxury than a necessity.
Personal / Life Coaching
If you feel you need help personally and are struggling with direction, focus or feel you have gotten stuck in bad habits, then there are three key reasons why using a life or personal coach would definitely be useful.
- Time management
Getting Support when you need it
Whether you need help personally or professionally, engaging a coach to help and support is a great decision to make. We all need someone to act as a confidante, a sounding board, a second opinion, for expert advice and many other reasons.
Let’s look at some of the benefits that can be provided on a personal and professi9onal level.
What are you carrying in your back-pack?
We often carry stress, worry and ‘baggage’ and are either very aware of it and just ignore it, or it creeps up on us and one day realise what a heavy load we are carrying, often when it’s too late.
Do we know what others are carrying in their back-pack?
Sometimes we make judgements, assumptions and form opinions of another person’s behaviour or actions without realising what they are dealing with and carrying. Sometimes we do need to make allowances and be more aware.
Providing a framework
I’m sure we’ve all been guilty of just plodding along each and every day without having a plan, guide or framework so we know we are following the right path. Without a destination in mind, what use is a road map? What use is a road map if we don’t know where we want to go or why?
Having a coach, whether it’s a business coach or a personal coach can encourage a growth mindset, be a prevention rather than cure.
Remember you engage a coach NOT because you are no good at doing what you’re doing, but because you want to do what you’re doing better or start doing more positive and constructive things.
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