The Benefits of Personalized Coaching

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I believe a great coach can take you further than you can take yourself. Everybody needs a coach—someone in their corner to challenge, support, and provide guidance while helping to develop skills and potential that would otherwise be left untapped.

As a former NFL Quarterback, and throughout my life, I understood that my coaches could take me further than I thought possible. A good coach unlocked latent talent and opened new pathways that maximized my God-given abilities. In the competitive world of business—and in life—it’s no different.

Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur or a team leader, personalized coaching is one of the best ways you can start realizing your full potential. With the right coach in your corner, you’ll stay challenged, motivated, and on track as you tackle life’s biggest obstacles and achieve your goals.

What is personalized coaching, and how does it differ from conventional coaching in group environments? Read on to learn more about the benefits of personalized coaching and how it can change both you and your life.

What Is Personalized Coaching?

Unlike conventional coaching, where one person coaches an entire group of people, personalized coaching offers one-on-one coaching tailored to your life and goals.

While conventional coaching is undoubtedly helpful in facilitating groups to achieve common goals and business objectives, personalized coaching is the more practical option for promoting intrapersonal growth. Here, instead of building a coaching plan around impersonal business goals, a personal coach tailors their coaching to each individual’s unique goals and objectives.

Personal coaches also work over a more extended period than many conventional executive coaches, almost forming a mentor-mentee relationship. Through highly tailored plans and long-term coaching, many people who undergo personalized coaching report higher motivation levels and better feedback—but that’s not the only benefit.

The Benefits of Personalized Coaching

Personalized coaching provides several unique benefits that you can’t always find in traditional executive coaching programs. Since each program is custom-tailored to each individual, so are the results.

While everyone can expect different results from personalized coaching, most people experience the same expected benefits.

Undivided Attention

Undivided attention from your coach is perhaps one of the most significant benefits of personalized coaching. Some coaching participants might feel overlooked or neglected in conventional coaching, but personalized coaching offers the complete opposite experience.

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Though there are many other benefits of personalized coaching, most of them stem directly from this benefit alone; with a coach focused entirely on you, a deeper level of trust is built, learning becomes more customized, feedback becomes more valuable and personal, and you’ll find yourself more engaged and motivated than ever.

Customized Learning

One size doesn’t fit all, especially when it comes to coaching and mentoring. Since everyone has different lifestyles, careers, and goals, a one-size-fits-all approach to coaching can quickly leave hidden potential untapped. With personalized coaching, learning curriculums are customized entirely to your individual goals and abilities.

There’s more to this benefit than a personalized curriculum. Personalized coaching also allows for a more comfortable, customized pace. In conventional coaching, only a handful of people are satisfied with the set pace, with everyone else feeling bored or left behind. The customized pacing of personalized coaching eliminates this problem, even if pacing must change due to external factors.

Better Feedback

A personal coach will provide highly effective and customized feedback by understanding your goals, personality, and lifestyle. Over time, this feedback will only improve as your coach begins to understand more about who you are and how you work.

In addition to better feedback, you’ll also receive feedback considerably faster with a personalized coach. Feedback provided without delay provides a quicker route to remedy potential mistakes and get back on the right track.

Greater Motivation

With the right personal coach, you’ll be able to learn and grow on your terms. With such an encouraging and personalized learning environment, you’ll feel more motivated and rewarded as you work your way through coaching.

Your motivation will also increase as you begin to see the results of personalized coaching; for every goal attained and every obstacle overcome, you’ll feel that much better about yourself and your abilities. These coaching results can improve your career and your personal life, leaving you more motivated, focused, and hopeful for the future.

What Makes Tom Flick Leadership Personalized Coaching Unique?

Along with 30 years of presenting leadership keynotes and facilitating breakout learning sessions, I have been privileged to guide executives on their path toward clarity, purpose, and leadership development. Along with my training as a Gallup StrengthsFinder Master Strengths Coach, I rely on my vast experience in the corporate arena to successfully guide executives through the challenge of rapidly changing business environments.

Holistic Approach

We take a holistic approach to coaching, factoring in our clients’ professional and personal aspects of life. We believe in whole-life excellence by working on the “big picture” rather than just the professional aspects. Our coaching has helped clients improve every aspect of their lives—and not just in the office.

Tom’s Coaching Pillars

As a former NFL quarterback, I know the value of having a great coach. With more than 20 years of experience coaching executives on their paths to success, my team and I are ready to provide personalized coaching to professionals of all backgrounds.

What makes our approach so effective? While personalized coaching may be different for everyone, I believe that every coaching plan can benefit from our fundamental pillars of success:

  • Guidance: Finding and navigating the path that’s right for you.
  • Clarity: Identifying and distilling challenges honestly and openly.
  • Strategy: Customized game plans to help you move forward and achieve your goals.
  • Insight: Identifying key discoveries and with actionable takeaways throughout your journey.

Are you ready to improve your professional and personal performance? Call me at Tom Flick Leadership at (425) 868-9090 or email me at to learn more about how our personalized coaching can give you the winning edge.