What are your personal and professional goals for 2015

What are your personal and professional goals for 2015

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When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, many of us fail to realise that this is simply setting goals…….

When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, many of us fail to realise that this is simply setting goals we hope to achieve or changing our lifestyles for the better. Setting goals is something that everyone will do in their personal and professional lives, but it is how you go about achieving them on your road to success that is a huge reflection on who you are as a person.

Why achieving those goals requires some help

It’s no surprise that many of us fail to keep our New Year’s resolutions and, therefore, don’t accomplish those goals we set ourselves. When it comes to asking for help achieving our goals, we don’t tend to do this often enough, meaning the whole burden of achieving those goals (whatever they may be) is completely on us. This doesn’t help us achieve these goals, and instead can cause unnecessary pressure, and a sense of failure should we not achieve those goals.

Just as weight loss consultants can help their clients lose weight and accountancy courses can help people manage money more efficiently, locating the tools to help you achieve your goals can only be done by looking outside yourself. This is why many people turn to life coaches to help them achieve their goals.

Envision a life coach as an extra pair of eyes that are able to view you objectively and see what your strengths and weaknesses are without any bias. This enables them to take a unique approach in seeing how you can go about achieving your goals. They also act as a sounding board, giving advice and encouragement, and allowing you to change the things you perhaps don’t like about yourself, to be the best person you can be.

Becoming a life coach

If you’re thinking of setting some goals for yourself and you’ve got a good analytical mind, along with great people skills, then one of your personal and professional goals could be to train as a life coach.

The Life Coaching Diploma course from NCC aims to provide learners with key training and theory to coach people from all walks of life and assist them in achieving their aims. Whilst undertaking the training, you’ll be able to objectively view your own self, and in turn learn the skills it will take to teach people to be emotionally-free of the stumbling blocks that are created by being too attached to certain ideals.

A Life Coaching qualification could lead to a whole new career and also enable the learner to embrace the techniques learned in the course and implement into their own day-to-day life. Setting yourself up as a life coach is a wholly achievable goal in itself, so if you want to choose a career in helping others then there’s no better time than now to start as a life coach.

Nick Cooper
Nick is NCC's resident blog author and covers a range of subjects, including teaching and health & social care. NCC is an international learning provider with over 20 years’ experience offering learning solutions. To date, NCC has engaged with over 20,000 employers, and delivered quality training to over half a million learners.
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