Life Coach - Helping People Achieve Their Dreams
Seldom does an opportunity come along where you can not only build a career for
yourself but also make a huge difference in the lives of everyone you touch.
There are not many professions where not only can you help yourself achieve your
career and professional goals but you can help others reach where they want to
be as well. Not many professions can give you the personal satisfaction that
becoming a Life Coach does.
Now the first question that comes to mind is - What is a Life Coach?
To answer that question first you must realize that each person is different
from the other. Everyone has their own set of goals and dreams to achieve. Not
everyone is at the same place at the same time mentally or emotionally and not
everyone wants to reach the same destination.
Goals, dreams, and satisfaction come at different levels. Some have personal
goals or problems; some have professional or business goals or barriers they
need to cross. Few of us are already where we want to be and are now seeking a
new goal or desire.
This is where a Life Coach comes in. A Life Coach analyses each client in terms
of where they are right now and where they would ideally like to be and then
helps them close that gap. A Life Coach will listen to their clients, share
their thoughts, learn about their client's dreams, find out what is most
important to them and then assist them in achieving more in their life.
It could be that someone wants more out of their personal life whereas someone
else wants more out of their business. A professional Life Coach will always
work closely with their clients; ask the right questions and challenge the
clients emotionally and mentally to find out new ways to give them the change
that they desire.
Working closely with professional Life Coaches greatly benefits clients because
they are able to achieve their desired goals faster and in a more efficient
manner. They always have someone to give them objective and genuine feedback and
offer solutions to their problems.
It helps the clients to increase their level of confidence, have better
relationships, achieve a greater respect for themselves and find a new love and
passion for life. Above all it helps clients to be more focused in all aspects
of their lives and business.
If you love interacting with people from all walks of life, if you enjoy
listening to others and are fascinated by how people live their lives and go
about achieving their goals, then life coaching may be the career option for you.
Imagine doing something you love for a living. Imagine the satisfaction which
you can derive from knowing that it was because of you that someone is on their
way to achieving what they have always wanted. In fact it's because of you that
they even realized what they actually wanted in life.
Can you think of any other profession which could give you this amazing
realization? If you can't think of any other profession that would give you this
satisfaction and also help you achieve your career goals financially, then
perhaps it's time for you to investigate how to become a Life Coach. Who knows,
by trying to help others achieve their goals, you may discover and reach what
you always wanted in life.
Sharon Pearson is a professional, accredited
life coach, executive
coach and business coach. She is the founder and CEO of The Coaching Institute,
Australia's leading accredited life
coach training school,
is a published author and an in-demand public speaker and trainer.