Ken Blanchard an icon on leadership and personal development said, “I believe no matter how successful we are, we all need a coach to encourage us, to challenge us, to remind us to live up to our potential.”
Our lives are busy and we try to extract value from every moment or at least that is what we are thinking. We plow through the day, sometimes thoroughly exhausted, to face yet another day filled with things to do. You might in a moment of reflection realize that all this busyness isn’t providing you with anything meaningful. Life has just become a habit, a routine and endless sea of the same thing and at some point there is the realization that there should be something better. What is that better thing?
Here’s some statistics about what coaching can do.
From lifecoaching statistics.
- A higher level of self-awareness: 67.6%
- Smarter goal-setting: 62.4%
- A more balanced life: 60.5%
- Lower stress levels: 57.1%
- Self-discovery: 52.9%
- More self-confidence: 52.4%
- Improvement in quality of life: 43.3%
- Enhanced communication skills: 39.5%
- Project completion: 35.7%
- Health or fitness improvement: 33.8%
- Better relationships with boss or co-workers: 33.3%
- Better family relationships: 33.3%
- Increased energy: 31.9%
- More fun: 31.9%
- More income: 25.7%
- Stopped a bad habit: 25.7%
- Change in career: 24.3%
- More free time: 22.9%
- Increased profitability of business: 17.1%
- Started new business: 12.9%
- Empowered employees: 11.0%
There seems to be a body of growing evidence that coaching is helping people discover themselves, their purpose, mission and value in life.
Coaching provides great benefits for a low investment in time and money.
Jim Rohn one of the great business thinkers and philosophers said of coaching, ” The few who DO are the envy of the many who only watch.”
So why coaching? Because it works, because it can powerfully transform ordinary living into meaningful living, purposeful living, and intentional living.