“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago.  The next best time is today.”  

Chinese Proverb.

As we go through life, there are many turning points.  Sometimes we don’t realise they are there until too late,  at other times we are unable, or do not want to leave the path we are on.

Many are  externally driven such as a change in the business or achieving a certain position,  but other turning points may occur when we start to question whether we are on the right track.  Areas that might be part of the discussion include; whether to leave a corporate and set up a new business,  whether to move to a different functional area or whether to retire from formal work and take up a different set of opportunities. It is often at times like these that coaching can make a real difference.

By providing a safe space and a non-threatening and non-judgemental environment we can use coaching to  help individuals better understand their  underlying personal drivers and what is important in their lives.  By getting some clarity around what really matters, and by revisiting personal narratives it becomes possible to visualise different outcomes and to take steps to make them real.