Have you ever thought of hiring an executive coach? Are you curious to find out more about what an executive coach does and how they can help you? Kevin Wilkins is the founder of Trepwise, a New Orleans based growth consulting firm that offers executive coaching to businesses, nonprofits, and individuals across all sectors of life. Kevin teaches us how to choose a coach, what questions to ask, and when is the best time to think about hiring an executive coach. Learn all about how you can improve yourself with coaching on this episode of Worth It.
You may think that the different aspects of your life have nothing to do with one another, but every part of your life connects. All of your skills crossover and intersect in different aspects of life. An executive coach can help you maximize your life potential, as they understand how to connect all the areas of a person’s life. Some people hire coaches to help them with accountability and to push them to be their best selves. Others are seeking a third party to talk to that can help them work through the issues that they experience at work and in other parts of their lives. Find out what an executive coach could do to help you make the most of your life on this episode of Worth It.
People invest in their homes, real estate, the stock market, and their retirement fund without batting an eye, but they neglect to invest in themselves. Hiring an executive coach is not just about bettering your professional skills, an executive coach helps you to become your best you in all of the roles that you take in life. You may not think that you have the money to spend on an executive coach. But if coaching helps you be your best self, why aren’t you investing in you? When is it the right time for you to get an executive coach?–When you are ready to become your best self!
Choosing an executive coach is not the same as choosing your best friend. However, it is important to find someone you can trust. You need to find someone with the experience and background that you think can help you become your best self. It’s important to understand what coaching style will work best for you. Do you need someone who is tough or should they be aggressive? Maybe you need a coach who is more compassionate and ready to listen. Finding someone that is a legitimate coach can seem daunting with all the choices in the coaching world. Kevin has some great advice on how to find a coach that can help you achieve your goals–spoiler alert: it’s not by looking in the phone book!
Kevin and his company, Trepwise are doing their best to help rebuild the city of New Orleans. He loves the entrepreneurial spirit that the city is brimming with. There are so many innovative nonprofit and for-profit companies in the city, even the public sector like education is taking on an innovative mindset. Kevin is doing his best to encourage entrepreneurial thinking to help reinvigorate the city. Although New Orleans is a mid-sized city he feels that there is a small community feel and he and his company do their best to foster connections and build relationships between different organizations.
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