Throughout many professions, the elite performers manage to achieve the highest level through having high quality coaches and management teams. Successful popstars have great backroom management, just as successful athletes have supportive coaches in fitness, psychology, and skills training. It is common for those who are the best at what they do to have at least one coach of some form.
For many who want to reach new heights, they are often unsure of how to get there. Sometimes the first step can begin with coaching yourself, then when you feel you are ready for the next step, a personal life coach may be the choice to make.
However, in order to begin with self-coaching, there are some initial boxes to tick:
Choose an area you wish to improve
Goal setting is a good way to motivate yourself. However, it is important to make sure you are setting goals properly with realistic targets. Depending on the goal you have set, a realistic time frame should also be set too.
Plan and Maintain
After setting a time frame for completion, decide how you are going to achieve it. Here, it is important to set goals within your goal. For example, in sport, an athlete’s ultimate goal could be to achieve a new personal best in 800m, so perhaps they might set multiple target times to achieve before reaching their record time. Mirroring this method could be a useful technique.
Execute the goal
By sticking to it through your chosen time frame, eventually you will achieve the target. If it is becoming more difficult, maybe set yourself a longer time frame but maintain the same or similar level of attention to it. If it is becoming too difficult, perhaps a coach may be able to take you to the next level.
Should you feel as though you require an expert to guide you, Anne Taylor at Directions is a qualified executive coach providing the service throughout London and even internationally. Anne has an extensive history of coaching for some well-known companies, as well as offering individualised sessions. If you would like to get in touch to see how she could help you achieve your goals, please call 02031 516 830 or alternatively fill out the contact form on the website.