Getting a professional coach can cost upwards of $1000 per hr.
Most people will rarely, if ever, have access to a coach during their career.
But that doesn't mean you can't get the benefit of coaching.
Here are three self-coaching resources:
📗 You Coach You
From the authors of the bestseller Squiggly Career. They share several practical tools for self-coaching.
📘 Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before
More focused more on mental health. Tik Tok influencer Dr. Julie Smith provides the tools she uses in therapy.📕
50+ Coaching Tools
My personal favourite is the Joahri Window. A great self-coaching tool for self-awareness.
Even with these great resources, self-coaching does have its limits. Coaches challenge assumptions and biases. They help people break out of thinking patterns and see situations from new perspectives.
Three tips to ask your employer to fund coaching:
- Share this Eric Schmidt Quote to show even the most successful people have coaches
- Share this article that defines what coaching is
- Use your training budget. Instead of attending a course, use it for 1-1 coaching.
Let me know if you need help convincing your employer. I have a few other tricks that can work.