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Navigating through life can feel like being lost at sea; some days, you’re drowning beneath the waves, while other days, you’re dying from the thirst. Going through big life adjustments like a career change, or more regular challenges like finding that work/personal life balance can be tough. Working through conflicting internal dialogue can feel so overwhelming. It’s enough to give anyone bouts of frustration, feelings of loneliness, and/or varying degrees of depression. While surrounding yourself with friends or loved ones can be therapeutic, it’s a temporary band-aid. Unless you are addressing the main issue(s), these mental blocks will remain. Finding someone to talk to, especially a person who can connect with others and help improve your mental clarity, work on your confidence and identify the blind spots in life, can be instrumental in effecting the change you desire.
Coaching As A Path To Self-Development
Self-development/high-performance consulting, or becoming a life or executive coach, is gaining traction worldwide and in a city like Hong Kong, where a fast- paced lifestyle is the norm, seeking out a trusted coach can do wonders for your mental wellbeing. Many individuals and organizations can benefit from an outside perspective who feel they can’t get over the hurdles between where they are now and where they want to be. Having a life coach can help enhance your personal development and give you the ability to articulate your goals. Sometimes, it can be difficult to decipher all the thoughts in your head. Having an open and honest discussion with someone who is qualified to give professional advice will help you formulate and stay clear about your goals and the direction you would like to head in. As G.I. Joe would say, “knowing is half the battle.” It also gives you the opportunity to focus on you, your aspirations, and what is important to you. Whereas life coaching supports individuals, executive coaching, on the other hand, supports executives, leaders, companies and others who require high levels of performance to cultivate the mental capacity and high-performance habits that will empower them to thrive and succeed. High-performance coaching also helps leaders cultivate strategic thinking, undergo thorough analysis and carry out a suitable course of actions.
Coaching Versus Therapy
It’s important to note that there is a significant difference between coaching and therapy. While the role of a therapist (or counselor) is to help an individual resolve issues from their past in order to operate more effectively in the present, a coach helps us assess the present so that we can operate more effectively in the future. The goal of a life coach is to enhance an individual’s performance or life skills development. It’s a more short-term program (generally between 3 to 12 months) and is solution based, working with a client to establish a better work/life balance, improve their relationships, or accomplish any other goal they are committed to. In other words, they help clients determine what they want out of life and what they need to do to get what they want.
Become A Certified Executive Coach Or Life Coach
Individuals who are good communicators with a strong, in-built desire to help people make great coaches. If you have ever thought about becoming a coach, you’re considering a profession that can truly change lives for the better and have actionable results. Whether it’s working with individuals or a business, becoming an executive or life coach can help people become more capable and satisfied in all areas of their lives. Having trained and certified over 13,000 Life and Executive Coaches in the past decade, the Certified Coaches Federation (CCF) is one of the largest coach training organizations in the world. Designed to teach you how to coach and build your business more effectively, they will be hosting a two-day Life Coaching Certification course, held at the Hive in Wan Chai on the weekend of October 14 – 15, 2017. The course is organized by the President of CCF Canada, Abe Brown, who has spent the past 20+ years in leadership, business management, non-profit management and coaching roles. He has helped countless organizations and people achieve their goals and reach new heights and he can share all his secrets with you.
The 2-Day CCF Program: What You Get
The registration fee for the program includes:
- The two-day Intensive Program
- A follow up one-on-one coaching session with the trainer
- Ongoing membership to the Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise Membership Area
- Monthly tutorials – one-on-one coaching skills and strategies; one-on-one business building and marketing aspects of coaching plus access to an archive of 12+ months of tutorials
- Full audio program – which reviews the essential concepts of the two-day intensive
- Downloadable copies of the course forms
- Downloadable Certified Coaches Federation logo to use in your business materials
- Access to Hypolinguistics®
Special Offer Price: USD879 (regular price $1,179) + 10% OFF if you use Promo Code ‘HKRefer’
When: 10AM – 6PM October 14 2017; 10AM – 5PM October 15 2017
Where: the Hive Wan Chai, 21/F The Phoenix, 23 Luard Road, Wan Chai
Register for the upcoming Certified Coaching Practitioner Training here and use Promo Code ‘HKrefer’.
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