"Coaches listen." That's my first response when someone asks "what do coaches do?" You know you are working with a good life coach when you find yourself listening to yourself, understanding things about yourself on a different level ... you begin to make sense of what you already know.
Professionally trained and certified Life Coaches believe that people are the experts in their own lives ... everything life coaches do is based on that belief.
Life coaches help you get results. What kind of results? When people ask "What does a coach do?" I explain that a life coach gets great results for you because she helps you ...
Life Coaches ask powerful, intuitive questions, questions that are key to the energetic coaching process. These questions are empowering, they help you explore your inner expert to discover your purpose, your dreams, and your passions.
Life Coaches support you, challenge you, and motivate you to achieve extraordinary things and make positive changes in your life.
When you work with a life coach, she helps you ...
The ICF is the International Coach Federation, the largest and most reputable coach credentialing organization in the world and here is how they summarize the answer to "what do coaches do?"
"Through the process of coaching, coaches help clients deepen their learning, improve their performance, and enhance their quality of life.
In each meeting, the client chooses the focus of conversation, while the coach listens and contributes observations and questions. This interaction creates clarity and moves the client into action. Coaching accelerates the client's progress by providing greater focus and awareness of choice.Coaching concentrates on where clients are now and what they are willing to do to get where they want to be in the future.
ICF member coaches and ICF credentialed coaches recognize that results are a matter of the client's intentions, choices and actions, supported by the coach's efforts and application of the coaching process."
How To Deal With Change Coaches can help you figure out how to deal with uninvited changes that come your way. They also work with you to consciously make important change in your life.
Using the SMART goal setting tool will help you achieve well-formed outcomes. This is a tool you can implement yourself or with the help of a good life and personal development coach...
What is a Life Coach?