Hire A Coach? Ten Terrific Reasons.
A tennis coach, golf coach, swim
coach, personal coach, business coach, executive mentor, financial
planner, personal trainer, sport psychology coach. What do all these
coaches have in common? Why work with a coach? A coach won't do
the work for you, but here are ten top tips how a coach can help
launch you to the next level.
Why Hire A Coach?
Ten Terrific Ways To A More Powerful Life
Bill Cole, MS, MA
Founder and CEO
William B. Cole Consultants
Silicon Valley, California
A tennis coach, golf coach, swim coach, personal
coach, business coach, executive mentor, financial planner, personal
trainer, sport psychology coach. What do all these coaches have
in common? Why work with a coach? A coach won't do the work for
you, but here is how a coach can help launch you to the next level:
1. A coach can be a confidant. You can tell your coach things
you wouldn't tell others, because a coach is trained to understand
and be non-judgmental.
2. A coach can help you see your blind spots. Everyone, even
the coach, has personal areas that are out of view or awareness
until someone points them out. A coach is perfectly poised to perform
this critical function.
3. A coach can provide objective feedback. Other people may
have agendas. Your coach has your best interests in mind in providing
feedback and counsel to you.
4. A coach provides another set of eyes. Even the top performers
in the world have coaches to help them see what they themselves
5. A coach can keep you accountable. Your coach can help
you take on more responsibility by having you report weekly on your
accomplishments and initiatives.
6. A coach can be a sounding board. Your coach can be another
set of ears as you talk about the things that are bothering you.
As you hear yourself have a conversation new personal realizations
7. A coach can be another source of creative ideas. You can
brainstorm and try out new ideas, behaviors and mental processes
as your coach provides a safe place to experiment.
8. A coach can help you create your vision. Your coach can
assist you in developing your plans for success based on your values,
personal strengths, background and assets.
9. A coach can help celebrate your successes and be a source
of strength when you fail. Your coach can be a supportive and
nurturing source of energy.
10. A coach can help you process life. Life is a process
and a good coach can assist you in reviewing and reframing what
happens in your business, your sports and your life!
To learn about coaching services offered by Bill Cole, MS, MA, the
Mental Game Coach, visit www.mentalgamecoach.com/Services.html.
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Bill Cole, MS, MA. All rights reserved.
Bill Cole, MS, MA, a leading authority
on peak performance, mental toughness and coaching, is founder and
CEO of William B. Cole Consultants, a consulting firm that helps
organizations and professionals achieve more success in business,
life and sports. He is also the Founder and President of the International
Mental Game Coaching Association (www.mentalgamecoaching.com),
an organization dedicated to advancing the research, development,
professionalism and growth of mental game coaching worldwide. He
is a multiple Hall-Of-Fame honoree as an athlete, coach and school
alumnus, an award-winning scholar-athlete, published book author
and articles author, and has coached at the highest levels of major-league
pro sports, big-time college athletics and corporate America. For
a free, extensive article archive, or for questions and comments
visit him at www.MentalGameCoach.com.
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