Top 3 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Life Coach
What do Oprah, Metallica, and Serena Williams all have in common? It’s not their careers or their yearly salary. Instead, they all attribute some of their success to their life coaches.
By answering questions such as “what” and “how” instead of “why,” life coaching has become the second-fastest growing industry in the US. More people are turning from wanting to know why things are happening to them and instead are looking for how they can improve the circumstances they find themselves in.
Whether you are looking for support for yourself or changes to a larger group connection at work, finding yourself a life coach could be what you need. Here are the 3 top key factors to consider when choosing a life coach.
1. What Services Do They Offer?
When choosing a life coach, you will want to think a little bit about what services you need. Some life coaches offer general advice on many topics such as financial or career coaching, family coaching, diet coaching, and even addiction coaching.
Others focus on a few more in-depth topics such as “Personal Direction.”
If you are unsure where to start, you may want to list the areas of your life you are interested in changing and choose one or two. Many life coaches offer a complimentary session or an introductory phone call to see if they can help you.
Another thing to consider is whether you want an in-person session, over the phone, or even online connections. Recent events have changed the industry so that you aren’t limited to the resources in your area.
2. What Investment Are You Willing to Make?
When picking a life coach, you will need to be willing to invest with money, emotions, and some of your time.
Many life coaches offer package sessions, such as three hour-long sessions for $300 or one session a month for six months at $620. Both of these examples show savings over a single session at $120 or $125 each.
The takeaway is that your life coach will want you to put in time and effort. If you seek their help, what you want aid with most likely won’t take only one session to work through.
A session with a life coach will also dig into your emotions. Facing those emotional areas of your life is part of the growth and change process, and that will extend past the session with your coach.
3. What Results Can I Expect From Working With a Life Coach?
Depending on why you are choosing a life coach, some of the benefits could be:
- Learning to manage stress
- Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
- Making short term and long term goals
- A renewed sense of self
- Learning to see what things in your life need changes
- Achieving financial security
- Attaining a better work and life balance
- Gaining boundaries in relationships
The key thing to remember is that you are hiring your life coach for you. They are there to help you reach success in the areas you struggle with. Your results will be a combination of that and how willing you are to implement what they teach you.
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If you are looking for a life coach, you are already taking steps to see success. Finding the right life coach is just one call away.
Contact us now for your introductory call to see if we are a fit. We are ready to help you down your new path of self-discovery to live life driven.