Let go of fear and let God, coaching relationships [new blog]
I decided that I would continue writing about the gift. The gift, Steve Harvey describes, is that thing that you do the absolute best with the least amount of effort. Let go of fear and let God. Fear will drag you down and hold you back. Blogger, It’s Her Melanin writes a lot about how her faith in God has brought her through tough times. This week I reflect further on another gift I have, coaching or advising people. I have experience of being coached. A coach encourages a person to find the actions it takes to achieve their goals.
Read the previous post: Your gift is the thing that you do the absolute best with the least amount of effort
Your gift is the thing that you do the absolute best with the least amount of effort. That is your gift.
My coach, Adam Brooks is fantastic at getting me to find the answers by helping me to find the potential in what I already do and what my passion is, and I subconsciously and naturally take this approach with others. I coach people on how to improve their current situation by doing things that they are good at or already do, in a capacity to get closer to the end goal. I don’t take credit for it because I believe the person already has the answers within themselves, and just needed help getting it out. Kind of like a genie in a bottle.
I also have a really good friend who unofficially coaches me. A time when she has done this for me is when I had writers’ block. I was going through some personal family stuff and my emotions were on high as I was grieving the loss of my nan around the first anniversary of her death. My friend, knowing that I was frustrated about not being able to write, told me to write about my writer’s block. I took her advice, wrote this short post and received good advice and encouragement.
Where I do advise, I try doing so without judgment because I understand that people are not perfect. We all make decisions that are not good for us, at times. Often there is something else, underlying that causes us to make certain decisions that we may later regret. I’m no different.
I advise friends and family or rather suggest ways that they can improve something they are passionate about. Whether it is encouraging another blogger to push the boundaries and talk about black politics or making suggestions on how an entrepreneur can make small changes to improve their business, it comes naturally.