What Are the Benefits of Coaching?

Coaches produce both tangible and intangible benefits. Hiring the right kind of coach for your goals and a coach who is a good fit with you or your company is essential. Depending on what you need to improve upon, you’ll want to look at either a personal (life) coach, a business coach, or possibly an executive coach. Some professional coaches specialize in just one area, others have training and experience in many areas. The key is knowing what your goals are and finding the right one who can help you work toward those goals.

Benefits of a Personal or Life Coach

A personal coach, sometimes called a life coach, will help you with your personal goals and direction. If you’re looking to build personal awareness, a personal coach can help. You want a life coach if you’re looking at how to achieve a goal or find a career that truly makes you happy. He or she will help you learn how to hold yourself accountable to stay on track to meet your goals.

Benefits of a Business Coach

A business coach’s goal is to help your entire business. You may not need assistance in all the following areas, but your business coach can help you and your team make your business a success. They can aid in areas such as:

  • Increased Productivity
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Loyalty
  • Workplace Happiness
  • Increased Sense of Meaning and Purpose
  • Meeting and Exceeding Goals
  • Strengthening the Organization
  • Higher Client and Customer Satisfaction
  • Fulfillment with Work and Life

Executive Coaching Benefits

Executive coaches can bring some of the same benefits to your organization as a business coach. They can also give the individual executives some of the benefits of a life coach. In the end, improving your organization has to be a mindset embraced from all levels, and that often means starting at the top. Executive coaching before business coaching can increase the chances of the success of your business coach’s work.

Coaching provides many benefits. It just depends on your goals and finding the right coach for your needs. If you are looking for a life, executive or business coach, I can help. Reach out to me on my contact form and we’ll set a time to determine if we’re a good fit for your needs, personal or corporate.

About the author

Robin Lavitch, MA, CPC, is the founder of Surpass Your Goals, a coaching practice for entrepreneurs, executives, tweens, school administrators, and more. Her capacity to connect with audiences, elicit thought-provoking ideas and clarify personal ambitions prepares people to apply that knowledge instantaneously to accelerate their own results in leadership, sales, and time management.