Over the past decade the field of coaching has exploded. At the same time, a lot of people don’t really understand what a coach does and why they would need one. I think it best to start by talking about what a coach isn’t.
- A coach isn’t a consultant. A consultant is someone you hire to do a job for you.
- A coach isn’t a trainer. A trainer is someone who teaches you a new skill.
- A coach isn’t an adviser. An adviser tells you what you should do.
- A coach isn’t a therapist. Therapist have years of experience to help you deal with some deep-seated issues.
So now that we know what isn't coaching, let's talk about what is …