When you’re in the eye of the storm is when you need to be most greatly resourced and supported. When you are lying on a beach on vacation? Not so much.
When you’re being challenged by current circumstances is when you need to be able to readily draw upon your creativity and resilience, not after the fact when you’re reflecting and (perhaps) over-analyzing what you did or did not do “right.”
In this email, I share free resources and make the case for why now – more than ever – coaching is what is needed. In other words…
Now is the time to take care of yourself, invest in your leadership capacity, and build a stronger future for tomorrow.
Is it Time to Take Back a Wee Bit of Control in Your Life?
If you’ve never read my book Refuel Recharge and Reenergize: Your Guide to Taking Back Control of Your Time and Energy, its content is just as relevant now as when it was first written in 2013. This handy guide provides small, manageable tips you can use on your own to find your ground, simplify your daily life, and reclaim a wee bit of control in your life. You can order a paperback or Kindle copy from Amazon.com, or … if finances are too tight right now simply email me and I’ll send you a complimentary PDF copy for your personal use.
Top 10 Reasons You Need Coaching More Than Ever Right Now
I recently came across this article that captured what I know to be true and what the research on coaching outcomes confirm. I’ve captured my version of the key points below and you can also click on any reason to dive in more deeply and read what the original authors Ann Betz and William Arruda shared. To receive coaching support, you can schedule a complimentary coaching session here or receive more in-depth support via a Crisis to Clarity session here.
SCIENTIFIC PROOF: Many of the tools and techniques used in professional coaching are scientifically proven to reduce stress
SAFE SPACE TO SHIFT: Coaching provides a safe space to process challenging situations and gain perspective so you can act with greater creativity and resourcefulness
ACTIVATE RESILIENCE: Even when you can’t change what is happening around you, coaching helps you activate and grow your resilience and leadership capacity
SIGNIFICANT ROI: Time and money invested in coaching pays off in the short-term and the longer-term in larger gains
RIPPLE EFFECTS: Sponsoring coaching for your managers and leaders provides a noticeable ripple effect.
BEHAVIOR CHANGE: Coaching leads to permanent changes for individuals and organizations in many cases.
RETENTION INCREASES: Coaching develops leadership strengths and confidence, and helps retain critically needed top talent.
MINDSET SHIFTS: Coaching supports leaders in getting unstuck and shifting unproductive or fixed patterns and mindsets.
CLARIFY PURPOSE/FIND MEANING: People are thinking about purpose and meaning as a result of this crisis, and coaching supports leaders in clarifying and then acting in alignment with what is most important and meaningful.
COACHING SUPPORTS MINDFUL CHOICES IN TIMES OF CHANGE: People are using this opportunity to make major life and work changes, and coaching provides support to most effectively make those choices and navigate related changes.
What are your own reasons why you can benefit from coaching at this time? I look forward to talking further with you and supporting you in the way I’ve supported hundreds of clients over the past 16+ years.
Here’s to your resourcefulness and creativity!
Erin Owen, MBA, PCC, JCTC
Executive Coach since 2004
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