After being asked for personal guidance by numerous people after Barbara spoke at an event, she became a Certified Life Coach.  She earned her certification through the Robbins-Madanes Institute, Tony Robbins coach training, which has rigorous requirements.  Barbara’s corporate career afforded her the opportunity to be responsible for numerous departments, one of which was large multi-company project management. This is where she learned to start with a big idea, proactively determine risks that may be encountered, create action plans and realistic goals and timeline, successfully bringing projects to implementation.

There are times in our lives when we need support in establishing and achieving big goals.  Barbara would love to assist you in bringing a big dream to life, or assist you in working through a challenging situation.  Contact Barbara for a free 30 minute consultation.

Following is information about life coaching which may be helpful.

WHEN TO HIRE A LIFE COACH

You have a big dream! You have a big dream that you are determined to bring to reality.  You are looking for support in planning a path to achieving your goal in the most efficient manner.

Something fantastic has happened. Something big and beautiful has happened in your life and you want to ensure you plan well for it and make it all it can be.

Something challenging has happened. Whether we like it or not, sometimes life hands us big challenges. You want help in determining the most positive and effective way to get through it.

Nothing is happening. You are bored with your life, and don’t feel you are growing.  But you don’t know what you want to do to change things.

You feel overwhelmed. So much is going on in your life you don’t know how to sort it out and prioritize what it is most important to tackle first, second and third.

 

A LIFE COACH CAN HELP YOU

Clarify what you want to accomplish.  It’s important to have a clear picture of what you want to achieve.  Laying out the details of this upfront will ensure you create the right goals to get you where you want to go.

Plan for obstacles proactively. We all have fears we will have to work through and obstacles to overcome in order to achieve something big.  Facing and planning for those will make your journey a smoother and more enjoyable one.

Understand the changes needed. Big dreams and challenges will require changes, whether it’s leaving something behind, making big schedule adjustments or gaining new support systems. Understanding and planning for these ensures a more effective pathway.

Establish realistic goals and timelines. Critical to designing an effective new path forward is creating challenging and achievable goals, both big and small, as well as a realistic timeline.

Stay motivated.  Establish routines that will keep you motivated and moving forward.

Get results! The bottom line is you want results, which means getting from where you are now to where you want to go, in the most efficient manner.  A life coach will

  • support and challenge you to stretch and grow
  • help you find direction and purpose
  • provide planning expertise
  • hold you accountable
  • keep you motivated
  • be an objective advocate.

 

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A COACH

Solid experience.  Solid experience in creating big action plans and goals, and taking them through to completion?

Personal success.  Past success in working through challenging situations of their own and achievement of their dreams.

Comfort level.  Someone you feel comfortable working with.

Confidentiality:  Will keep your relationship confidential.