The mega Olympic Games have been all the rage now, with India in grand merry-making for our triumphant Olympic heroes bringing the country fame and power with phenomenal performance. A pivotal lesson that has always been majorly deliberated is how Coaching is the global language of change and learning in the world of sports. However, outside the world of sports, only a small percentage of professionals consider hiring a coach to get better at what they’re doing.
White-collar jobs have been traditionally sitting on a trajectory that places extreme importance on degree, education and certifications that in a way prepares a professional for the practical world of work. Right after training, an individual is let out to perform, and the learning curve during these former years steadily but surely grows as one learns different affairs of work better. Now, the crucial question arises, have I made it to my best potentials yet? Should learning ever stop?
In organizational settings, coaching becomes an invaluable tool for developing people across a wide range of needs. Coaching provides a space for personal development, making it an invaluable experience for any professional across industry domains. According to ICF 2009 Survey Reports-
· 80% of people who receive coaching report increased self-confidence
· Over 70% benefit from improved work performance, relationships, and more effective communication skills.
· 86% of companies report that they recouped their investment on coaching and more
From being a solid soundboard to taking the role of an experienced advisor, coaches turn down your potential mistakes by showing you right directions to make goals. Under a great coach, you unanimously borrow the fire that keeps you from making excuses and working on yourself regularly and religiously. Feedback often denote as the most impactful tool that coaches serve you with- sometimes our own mistakes or the way out is not readily in sight- that’s when a coach supports you through.