If we believe we are capable of learning from our experiences and are willing to continue learning about the systems that make up our world as much as our own capabilities that are developed by being engaged in life, then CHANGE is an adventure.
Adults learn much differently from children and so they require different training approaches. Adults are self directed, practical and have more knowledge and life experiences. They learn best in an environment where they are treated with respect. There are various adult learning styles. Regardless of your style, you can achieve better personal and professional growth by choosing the best adult learning methodology. Coaching is one of the most effective adult learning methods. In this method, experienced and knowledgeable instructors or mentors transfer their skills and expertise. Gallacher says “Coaching is a learner driven process, which is facilitated by the encouragement of the coach. He/she uses his/her knowledge to promote your understanding”.
Personal and professional development coaching helps to get you from where you are to where you want to go. The job market, technology and the business world are changing so fast that unless you look for new opportunities and retrain continuously, you will not be able to sustain. Life skills coaching and training can help you reach your maximum potential and prepare you to cope with change even before it is happened. It lends you a hand to achieve your goals and boosts your motivation level to initiate you into action.
There are various training programs, including career planning, development of skills to reach higher levels in your career ladder and personal life, planning strategies essential for career success, people management skills and confidence building. Coaching also helps you to learn from your work. It creates the conditions for ongoing development. You can acquire new skills, progress projects, solve problems, overcome conflicts, motivate your subordinates, establish greater levels of trust and create a positive environment. Coaching focuses on improving the quality of your personal and work life. It helps you to find the right answers for your burning questions like
- What do I want to do in my personal and professional life?
- What is deterring me from fulfilling my wishes?
- What am I going to do to overcome it?
Getting coaching and training can help you feel confident and make you wish to take on a challenge or project, which you were afraid to take previously. It helps you to get more job satisfaction and progress in your career.
You can apply what you have learned in the training program to achieve work life balance, increased productivity and effective communication and leadership skills. The solution focused coaching means the coach or the mentor will work with you to find solutions for many problems.