Paper: An Analysis of the Fundamental Aims of a Life Coach

They do not impose any external goals but lets an individual plan their own lives according to their abilities and dreams. Perhaps one of the main reasons that explain why so many people fail in attaining their set goals is lack of realism. Many people set unrealistic and unattainable goals. Therefore a life coach guides one through setting realistic, achievable and manageable goals depending on the available resources for the individual, their strengths, personality, talents and even motivation. In this regard life coaches ought to be very honest with their clients and should always embrace the truth so as realistic goals are set. Acoach acts as accountability officer. They follow up on the actions and steps of the clients and get to know how they are faring in life and how they are coping with the set objectives. They act as a control manager, they help clients discover why they have either achieved a certain goal or why they have not achieved and help set the necessary mechanism to take charge of the failures and successes. Many instances our inner eyes are clouded and our perspective warped and it becomes very hard to deal with situations. A life coach helps their client gain a wide way of thinking and seeing things. They assist the client to have a global way of looking at things in life and life itself. Unlike counselors and therapists a life coach trusts the client's decisions and supports them. They do believe in ones decisions, values and beliefs. In conclusion a life coach helps the client ascertain what goals they want in life, then help in designing the plan to achieve the goals, assist in developing mechanisms of coping with challenges and obstacles, and then they stand with the client through the entire process. They are also there to review achievement and celebrate with the client....