The Importance of Life Coaching Executives by Success88


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									The Importance of Life Coaching Executives

Some human resource personnel wonder why fortune 500 companies have one
of the best executives in the country. What they don’t know is that top
businesses have been using a secret weapon for years now.

Justifying the Need for a Coach

People think that just because you’re successful, and in a high ranking
position with a ridiculously large amount of salary, you’re happy. What
they fail to realize is that the bigger the wage, the more elevated the
post, the greater the responsibility. What’s even more difficult in this
situation is that an executive has to smile and bear it even if their
heads are exploding with all the problems, and complications they have to

Seeking support is not a sign of weakness, instead in strength because it
takes a lot of courage to admit that “no man is an island”.

High Rise Pressure Cooker

A ranking company officer is expected to perform well, and to deserve the
designation given to him/ her. People below and above you bank on your
leadership abilities, skills, and excellent decisions. They will
continually expect that you will always be the best. In fact you will be
called upon to speak in behalf of the company; to give advices on
success, business and marketing strategies, and how to handle complex
dilemmas. All these and more is expected of you. It is presumed that you
handle your professional and personal life in manner of unequaled grace.

Personal and Emotional stress

Quite naturally there may be times when all you want to do is hide
underneath the sheets and be invisible. Unfortunately if you are one of
those people who set high standards for other people and an even higher
one for yourself, then hiding is not an option. Putting pressure on
oneself is not uncommon. Many people who achieve a great level of
accomplishment are there not because they give themselves a pat on the
back when they do something right. Instead, they are on top because every
time they triumph they dissect the situation and look for ways to do
things better.

The downside to being good at what you do is that despite reaching far
more than the expectations of others, most achievers never seem to be
contented of their performance. Hence, these people fail to see the
flowers that bloom from the roses they have planted.

A superior executive coach will recognize all these and help draw out the
client. Putting the pressures in a different aspect will help the client
see things in a different perspective.

Life Coaching Benefits
The benefits of life coaching cannot be measured. Employing a life coach
is like having a friend to talk to and a guidance counselor all rolled
into one. Life coaching makes you feel interactive, and open without
having to delve in the past. The present and the future is what matters
the most. A life coach is a professional listener who helps people
internalize and realize their wants and needs to better set goals and
maintain a sense of self without having to change careers and antagonize

It is a sure bet that you probably needed a friend one time or the other
but was too afraid of being judged and later betrayed. A life coach is
duty bound to be professional in handling all confidential matters. Life
coaching is a synergy between client coaches.

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