Is it time to fire your coach?

Famous personalities like Alex Ferguson in English football and Phil Jackson in basketball were some of the famous sports coaches to be looked at in the past, and they are still to take as reference today. But what you need to know is that when I mention the term coach I do not necessarily mean the sports definition of it. There are other forms of coaches that can change your life and can help you achieve your targets and full potential.

A coach is a guide that can make you reach your latent qualities and abilities at an accelerated pace. A coach may be the perfect means to make you reach your goal. What is interesting in today’s life is that you can hire a coach for almost everything, so a coach may assist you at each and every aspect of your life. For instance it is common belief that to achieve your goals in life you should increase your communication skills and also be clearer in expressing your self-confidence. This can be taught. Thus you can reach your goals faster if you hire the right coach. But what if you select a bad one? Firing him may be the best option. But do not do that lightly.

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How to Write a Personal Biography

Whether you are an author, a public speaker, an authority in your field, or simply looking to build your reputation and increase your name recognition, a well-written personal biography is essential. Your personal biography can help you establish yourself as a professional and as an expert. It is worth the investment of your time to carefully craft your biography, as it will serve to open doors and create opportunities for you. In fact, if you feel the need to hire a professional writer to compose your biography for you, the expense would be merited.

If you choose to write your own personal (or professional) biography, there are several considerations and steps in the process To transform your blank sheet of paper into a masterfully written biography, it is important to give each its due deliberation.

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Finding a Balance – Harmony in Your Life

Whether you’re into Eastern religions or not, something most of us would agree on is the need of finding balance between work, family fun, etc., in our lives. It’s all too easy to let goof the things that mean the most to us and focus instead on the things that “need” doing. Often this is referred to as ignoring the important in favor of the urgent. The cure is both simple and yet difficult.

In order to break the control of the urgent, you have to set aside time, preferably an hour or so, with a pencil and paper. Spend a few minutes just sitting still. You want your mind to be reasonably quiet and focus when you begin. Once your mind is quiet, take your paper and pencil and start jotting d own the things that are important to you. How important is work? What about your family? Learning new things? Reading a book? This is your list; no one else will ever see it. Let go of the guilt of what you think should be important to you, and work out your own priorities in your mind and on paper.

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