Ask yourself these four
1.Do people like me at work?
2.Do I like my work?
3.Do I stand out in anyway
or do I blend in with the crowd?
4.Am I able to present my
If you answer no to any
of these questions, you could use a coach!
What does a Coach do?
A coach works with you privately
to provide objective feedback and professional direction in order to increase
Why is there a need for
In order to thrive and survive,
it's not what you know and whom you know. You must have the ability to stand
out from the crowd. People must be able to notice you when you are not trying
to be seen!
How do I know I need a coach?
The best time to seek a
coach is after a setback or an upwardly event. A setback can be no customers,
low sales or losing an account. An upwardly event could be a promotion or wanting
to improve your communication skills.
Who makes a good coach?
A good coach is someone
objective, qualified and highly skilled at motivating people to change. He/she
is a person who can ask the right questions, assess potential problems and established
instant rapport with a wide range of people.
What are the benefits of
having a coach?
There are many benefits
to having a coach. Here are just a few:
Improve your personal
and professional appearance
Learn how to deal with
Communicate more effectively
Problem solve more effectively
Become a leader that
is seen not just heard
The goal of a coach is to
help you be more, do more in order to bring out your very best and to make you
more of a productive and valuable employee. No matter what the goal, everyone
needs coaching if they are to be successful!
by Derrick Watkins M.S.W.