“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.”
—Erma Bombeck, American humorist & columnist
One of the first pieces of advice I share with those just beginning a coaching career is to engage their own coach to support their professional and personal achievements.
How can they expect clients to hire them as a coach if they don’t walk the talk and demonstrate the value and impact of coaching through their own life?
It would be a classic breach of integrity, and clients would notice it immediately. This is one of the added benefits of being a coach in that you can’t help others achieve their goals without taking a good hard look at your own, and doing the work necessary to reach them.
How can you better exemplify the highest standards of integrity and excellence in your professional and personal lives?