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Who is in your support network?

How often have you heard somebody say the following words? You should get a life coach or having a coach will help you get to the next level of your career. I’m guessing you’ve heard it a lot. 

So many successful people from leaders such as Oprah Winfrey or Mark Zuckerberg to your everyday manager have expressed the importance of getting a coach. 

However, you may not be convinced as to why getting a coach would be the best decision you will ever make in your life. Well.. I’m here to give you 5 reasons why you should get a coach.. Are you ready to excel in the next level of your life? Ready, Set, Go!!

1. Experience 
Coaches have more experience. Because they have had more experience they are able to tell you their personal story and give you invaluable advice through the mistakes and lessons they have learned. I once had a coach who gave me invaluable advice on excelling in my professional career. As an undergraduate I had little experience or information on the workforce, however, this coach was somebody I considered very successful, working for one of the top management consulting firms. 

She was able to give me information on management and self-developmental tools she uses to excel in her field. This helped me learn how to better manage my time and start planning ahead for when I headed into the workforce.

 

2. They’ll help you to get where you want to be:
A great coach is somebody that you admire. I once had a coach who was driven, positive and energetic. These were traits that I admired and sought to have. Coaches are people that you want learn from. Ever heard of the famous Jim Rohn quote “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with”. Well.. the more invested you are in this relationship the more you will get out of it. Meaning that you will start to see a change in many areas of your life. You will start to become more confident, wiser and happier just by having the positive influence of a coach in your life.

You are a product of your environment, so take the initiative to surround yourself with people that are going to lift you higher. Those people that are going to propel you in the right direction and help you become the best version of yourself. Do you have the right people in your support network?

3. Open new networks:
Coaches will introduce you to more networks. They have the resources and reputation to introduce you to influential people that can help you reach your goals faster.

 

4. Help you clear roadblocks:
A coach will help you remove any obstacles preventing you from heading to your desired outcome. If you ever get stuck or stumble they are there to help you remove these obstacles that prevent you from becoming the most successful and happiest version of yourself.

 

5. Coaches challenge you:
They constantly push you to go further! They do not believe in settling and help you to grow. By having a coach that was further ahead of me in my life and whose life mirrored who I wanted to be in the future this helped me to examine my current life and push me to become better. Coaches challenge you to think differently, be more focused and determined.

Finding a coach is one of the most beneficial things that you can ever do for yourself. We all need guidance at some point in our life, no matter how successful we are. It’s important for you to start reaching out to people and seeking their support, knowledge, and friendship. We all benefit when we connect with others. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for a coach use our search engine to connect with one that is suited for your need. 

 

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