Working With A Coach – The Secret Key
Some people don’t see the benefit of having a coach working side by side with you to develop the winning strategies you need for success. It’s true, strictly speaking, you can achieve success without a coach. You can also build a house all by yourself, trial and error style. But, why would you? Doesn’t it make sense to get help when you need it?
When it comes to figuring out what you want to do, navigating today’s workforce hiring environment, and understanding strategies to earn promotions and salary increases, or simply being the best at what you do, it only makes sense to give yourself an advantage, and to learn about advancing yourself in the business world.
What are the Other Benefits of Working with a Coach?
When you have help in charting your path to success, it’s more than just goal setting. Learning specific strategies for winning big in your work life can help you as you move up to bigger and better things as your business grows.
Changing your habits, changing your paradigms, improving your results. Don’t get stuck in a career rut. Get the practical advice you need to keep moving towards your vision. Getting guidance and developing new ways to improve is a significant benefit and a winning strategy!
This is a huge problem everyone has at least once in their life. It’s pretty standard to run up against an obstacle and decide it will be too difficult to reach this goal, or the goal isn’t worth the frustration.
It’s by overcoming the obstacles, and making them part of the journey, that we achieve success. Having a coach to help you through these times of doubt can keep your dream going instead of letting it stop without a fight.
Building a Roadmap
Understanding the most sensible way to get from where you are now, to where you want to go, is one of the hardest parts of the trip. Get this right at the start, and you’ll be anticipating any pitfalls along the way. Planning beats shock and awe every time when it comes to working your plan. Let a coach give you a roadmap, and your coach will serve as your GPS, when needed.
Motivation and Encouragement
Imagine feeling alone and bewildered when a problem arises. Having someone to motivate and encourage you to keep moving in the right direction can make or break your success. This is a bit tricky sometimes. A coach is there to give you a reality check… or just a little encouragement to reassure you your dream is worth it.
I almost hate to add this into the article this week. Accountability has become such a buzzword. I take a different approach to the accountability ladder. A coach should help you learn to be accountable to yourself. It’s you and your internal dialogue that makes the real difference. Coaches work with you to learn to recognize the habits which are holding you back from the success you’re looking for. That’s my accountability angle.
Wrapping it Up
Working with a Coach won’t make a difference if you are not passionate about making changes and winning big! If you’ve got a burning desire for success, and you’re ready to get started, you’d be putting yourself at a real disadvantage by shrugging off a Coach! Working together with a team, led by a results-oriented coach, can be your secret key to success.
This Week’s Challenge
This week’s challenge is to think of a time when you gave up on something which was worthwhile, when all you needed was a little encouragement to keep pushing towards success. If you’ve got something like this weighing on you, contact me and let’s talk about it.
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Quote of the Week
“Understand that Success is not an accident, but a planned event”