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The essence of life coaching

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Lanre Olusola


What is coaching?
Coaching is a phenomenal practice, which deals with guiding or directing people from where they are to where they DESIRE to be. Every human being has life goal(s) and aspirations, but only a few people end up achieving these goals. There are different kinds of coaches; depending on which area of life a person desires change. For example, there are Finance Coaches, Peak Performance Coaches, Business Coaches, Health Coaches, Fitness Coaches, Relationship Coaches, Sex Coaches, Coaches for Kids and much more. We all need a coach for every area of our life.

What does a coach do?
The work of a coach is to guide you from your current state to a level where you can fully maximize your potentials. A coach does not tell you what to do rather with the right coaching skills, techniques, and tools; the solution to your problems unravels from within you. This is what makes coaching different from all other psychological profession such as therapy, counselling, consulting, etc. Coaching gets you from where you are to where you want to be!

Over the years, coaching has always been and it is still a life transformational and beneficial tool to humans in helping to resolve issues ranging from professional concerns to relationship and personal problems. A lot of individuals have plans, dreams, goals and ambitions but do not know how to go about it. At the end, they get frustrated and give up along the way. Excuses begin to emerge, such as: “it was not for me”; “it was not meant to be”; “the job was not for me” and much more. All this would have been prevented if there were a Life coach involved from the beginning. A Life coach sees what you cannot see, he views things from a different perspective, guides you because a person’s perspective is power. Once you can see it right, you can do it right.

The beauty of having a coach as a guide is that, he or she covers both Strategy and State of Mind. A lot of people tend to have un-resourceful mental states which means that sometimes a person might not be striving in a particular area or project because of his or her state of mind or the perspective the individual has. A coach helps you to reframe your mental state, stimulates your thinking and helps you strategize by asking the right questions, such as: “Are you checking your realistic options”? “Are you making sensible analysis”? One of the joys of a coach is having a person come with a lot of questions and issues, but leave with so much fulfilment and answers. Their state of mind is completely changed because of the presence of a coach. A coach helps you to see your capacity based on the various questions you will be asked.

You are the author of your story and at any point in time, you can edit the story the way you want it to be and create new chapters to get a better ending. But to achieve this you need a life coach. A lot of people are not winning in life because they do not know how to go about it. Instead of being in the same rot for so long, get yourself a certified life coach.

Sometimes you seem to have everything; a flourishing career, comfortable home, nice clothes, a great academic portfolio, a loving family but deep down, you feel you are not there yet, something is still missing; or perhaps, where you are is not where you wish to be, you just don’t know what to do with your life and you think you need help to become the better version of you, or you feel undervalued, you feel regressed, your current state isn’t your dream state, you urgently need to move from where you are to where you desire to be, or you know there is more you can achieve but somehow you are stuck. You need to seek professional guidance right now! The time to reinstate your values, dreams and goals, and make it 100% achievable is right now! Register online to be coached for free from the 7th to the 14th of January 2019. To register, download our Coach-Me App from your play store on your mobile phone, follow through with the registration and get yourself a certified Life Coach. For more enquires kindly contact us on 08077077000 or send a mail to info@olcang.com.


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