The Best Gift For Yourself This New Year

Jan 8, 2020

Coaching is the best gift you can give to yourself this new year

It’s the first month of the year and most people are now back to work refreshed from the long holiday they had. Other than being refreshed, most of them probably had time to reflect and think about the turning points they had in the past year, their growth and the areas that they need to improve on and how to set themselves up for growth and success in 2020.

How about you? Did the holiday break refresh you? Were you able to reflect on and identify the things you need to improve on and identify ways to do that?

If not and if you are struggling to make things better for yourself, you can always ask for help from someone who is a professional and whose line of work is to help people become better versions of themselves. This person is a Professional Coach.

A Professional Coach will work with you to identify your capabilities, your strengths and weaknesses and help you utilise them to your advantage. Coaches can also assist you to go back to square one – back to basics – to help you get a clear view of what you wanted to be as a person and what you really wanted to do in your life. They will make powerful conversations around the things that can contribute to your journey in discovering your real passion, and identifying your career goals.

Once these career goals are identified, coaches help you learn to recognise and embrace opportunities as they arise in the workplace or in your local communities – opportunities which will broaden your horizon and give you new perspectives, and assist you in making that important decision about what’s the next step you should take.

Professional Coaches can also help you change the mindset that you have – from fixed mindset to growth mindset. Why is this important, you ask? This is because your idea of success ultimately eminates from your mindset. Having a fixed mindset is having a belief that talents are innate and inherent, and there is little or nothing to be done in order to improve them, thus, being discouraged from developing your interests in an area that you may feel passionate about. Growth mindset, on the other hand, is having a belief that with effort, skills can be developed and improved so you’ll be more open to learning and to other perspectives which will then help your growth – the mindset your Coach wants you to have.

Engaging a Professional Coach to help you identify the avenues for your career advancement is one of the best gifts you can give yourself for this New Year. Better still, why not become a Professional Coach yourself?

If you are looking for a course that focuses on you, and grows you personally and professionally, then becoming a Professional Coach with the Australian Institute of Professional Coaches is the course for you! You can email us at or even better, call us on 1-300-309-360 for a confidential discussion on how learning how to become a Professional Coach will enhance you personally and professionally.