Working as a personal and career coach, I've learned more about human nature than is likely revealed on a therapist's couch or in psychology textbooks.
The most profound epiphany for me is how people will pay good money to prepare for positive change, but when it comes to actually changing, only a few can walk through the door.
Those who do walk through are the people we observe and think, "I wish I could do that. How were they able to accomplish so much and be so successful?"
You can be one of those accomplished people, and I'm going to tell you how.
But first, a plug for the work of coaches. I'm a coach, so of course I'm going to be biased. However, I didn't even know what coaching was until the last few years when I went back to school and got my coaching certification. I have friends who think what I do is new age malarkey. That's fine. They have never been coached.
When I discovered the power of coaching for myself, I wanted to become a coach. I wanted to offer others what had been given to me. (more…)