Coaching is understanding who we are, what we want from life and what we are willing to do to get it.
Many ask, well I can do that for myself why do I need a coach.
Of course you can do that for yourself. At the end of the day, you are accountable to yourself and only yourself. A coach supports you to be accountable to yourself by being there for check in, a sound board or helping you facilitate a situation in which a change in perspective might help.
I have worked with coaches over the last eight years for my own personal development. The coaches have provided me resources, pushed my limits to make me uncomfortable which created change, they helped me understand what was going on and how to see things from a different light and most of all they made me realize that life is easy and fun so I created my life to be that way.
I feel the need to end this post with a good quote – I have two
“An expert knows the subject very well. A model teaches by showing instead of just telling.” Thomas Leonard
“You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself.”
What really makes an entrepreneur? Most people believe it is the mindset of wanting to create something of their own with their own boundaries and limitations.
As in Dictionary.com, the definition of an entrepreneur is
1. a person who organizes and manages any enterprise,especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.
an employer of productive labor; contractor.
The main words that stick out for me are “considerable initiative and risk.” If you have ever thought about having your business, the first question to really ask yourself is how ready are you to take initiative and risk in order to be successful? What will this mean for you? How willing and able are you to focus your attention on your business?
There are lots of resources and how-to’s on what entrepreneurs need to know on how to start a business. Before taking the step, it is important to look at what it takes so that you know that you can be ready. A few good resources are
It is important to check in within yourself to see if you have the entrepreneurial spirit.
Here is a quick quiz to get you thinking about the traits of entrepreneurs
Are you ready to dive into the world of entrepreneurship?