Ep122: What's coaching all about and can it help you?

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why career coaching is a misunderstood concept in Asia, but it is growing in popularity. However, it is important to choose a career coach with a clear process, relevant experience, and a track record of success.



[00:00] πŸ‘₯ Career coaching is not well known in Asia, but it is gaining popularity.

[02:12] πŸŽ“ Certification alone does not guarantee a successful career coach.

[04:45] πŸ€” Young career coaches may lack the necessary experience and perspective.

[07:30] πŸ” Seeking a career coach for perspective can help uncover blind spots.

[10:15] πŸ’Ό Choosing a career coach with a clear process is essential for effective coaching.


Key Insights

[00:00] Career coaching is still relatively unknown in Asia, but it is slowly gaining recognition and popularity. Many people are unfamiliar with what career coaches do and how they can help.

[02:12] While certification from organizations like the International Coaching Federation (ICF) can be beneficial, it is not the sole indicator of a successful career coach. Experience, skills, and client testimonials are equally important factors to consider.

[04:45] Young career coaches may lack the necessary experience and perspective to provide valuable guidance. It is important to assess a career coach’s background, including their corporate work experience and track record of success before seeking their services.

[07:30] Career coaches can provide a fresh perspective and help identify blind spots that may hinder career growth. Seeking their input can lead to new insights and strategies for personal and professional development.

[10:15] When choosing a career coach, it is crucial to look for one with a clear process. A well-defined coaching process ensures that clients receive structured guidance and actionable steps towards their career goals.



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