Becoming Your Own Best Coach

  • 7 videos | 26m 2s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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It's common career advice to find yourself a coach - someone to observe your attitudes, behaviors, and actions and then help you fine tune them to your best advantage. And it's fine advice. But for many, it's beyond their means and opportunity. But coaching doesn't always require an outsider. You can be your own - and maybe even your best - coach. Self-coaching is an accessible, affordable way to get to know yourself and take control of your own career. In this course, you will learn about the benefits of self-coaching. You will explore different tools for self-assessment and address different kinds of self-doubt before developing a growth plan for professional success.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    identify the benefits of self-coaching for career development
    recognize the uses of different self-assessment tools
    identify techniques for resisting negative self-talk
  • recognize actions to take for developing short- and long-term goals
    sequence the steps of developing a professional growth plan
    reflect on what you've learned


  • 1m 6s
    Coaching doesn’t always require an outsider; you can be your own best coach. Self-coaching is an accessible, affordable way to take control of your career. In this video, you'll discover the key concepts that will be covered in this course, including how to address self-doubt and develop a growth plan for ongoing success. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 1s
    Self-starters, with their ability to motivate themselves and mindset of continuous improvement, are valuable team members. But while some people seem born with self-motivation, others have to develop it. In this video, you'll explore the benefits of self-coaching for career development. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Where Are You Now: Performing Self-Assessments
    6m 13s
    How well do you know yourself? Do your values guide your decisions? Performing a thorough self-assessment is an important way to take stock of your life and career. In this video, you will explore the uses and value of different self-assessment tools. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Silencing Your Negative Self-Talk
    4m 36s
    Negative self-talk is the voice in your head that tells you you’re not good enough. It prevents you from growing, from being happy and fulfilled. It holds you back and if unchecked, it kills your motivation. In this video, you will learn techniques for resisting negative self-talk. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Committing to Action by Setting Goals
    4m 44s
    A major aspect of career coaching is figuring out how to get from where you are to where you want to be. Start the journey by goal setting and planning, putting your ideas on paper and creating a roadmap. In this video, you will learn about the actions to take for developing short- and long-term goals. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Developing a Professional Growth Plan
    4m 11s
    The pinnacle of self-coaching is a professional growth plan – a detailed description of where you want to go and how you’re going to get there. In this video, you will learn the sequence of steps for developing a professional growth plan. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Let's Review
    1m 11s
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in the course Becoming Your Own Best Coach. FREE ACCESS


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