Productivity coaching is the process of a coach working with a client to help them use their time more effectively, be more productive and achieve their goals quicker. Coaching is specific to each client, but the benefits of the productivity coaching process include greater productivity, better goal setting, less procrastination, less stress and better prioritisation.
If you want to boost your productivity, a productivity coach will help you clarify what really matters and help you work smarter, not harder. Personal productivity coaching helps people achieve bigger and better goals in the simplest, easiest and fastest way possible.
As a productivity coach, I help entrepreneurs clarify their goals, overcome obstacles and increase their productivity. My coaching is also about helping the client look at what does (and doesn’t) work in life and business. Entrepreneurs, specifically, need a productivity coach to help them stay focused and productive. Coaching can help entrepreneurs become more productive on their most important work.
In this article I’ll share 8 benefits of productivity coaching for entrepreneurs.
If you currently don’t feel you have enough time in the day, working with a productivity coach will also help you end the day feeling like you achieved something important.
What is a productivity coach?
Productivity coaching is the process of helping you manage your time effectively so you can be more productive on the activities that achieve the biggest results. A productivity coach will help you focus your time on high value activities and ensure you spend more time on activities that produce bigger results, and less time on the ones that don’t.
Productivity coaches will specifically help you maximise your time on your most valuable activities and eliminate time spent on procrastination, multi-tasking and feeling overwhelmed.
Part of being a good productivity coach is having excellent communication and listening skills. The benefits of working with a good productivity coach include:
- Better focus
- Greater productivity
- More time freedom
- Less procrastination
- Better organisation
- Less stress
What is productivity coaching?
Productivity coaching helps you find clarity, design a plan, and achieve your goals. A productivity coach can help you stay accountable, prioritise your work, increase focus and help you achieve greater levels of productivity. Coaching supports goal achievement and leads to more time freedom.
Productivity coaches will change the way you work. Through effective coaching, they will help you prioritise better, feel less stress and overcome procrastination.
Working with a productivity coach enables you to get focused on a small number of activities that actually move you closer towards your goals.
Productivity coaches utilise structure, accountability and productivity expertise. This specifically helps their clients maximise their strengths and achieve bigger results.
Read more on the benefits of time management coaching.
How does coaching increase productivity?
With coaching, you get support, guidance and perspective to increase performance and productivity. A coach will help you achieve bigger goals faster and easier.
Productivity coaches help entrepreneurs get clear on your biggest strengths. The coach will provide a plan and path to help you maximise your time on your most important work.
With coaching, you get clarity on your goals and identify the fastest, easiest and cheapest route to that result.
Working with a productivity coach, you will get clear on your productivity goals and get clear on the obstacles that are holding you back. Through coaching, you will eliminate those obstacles and maximise your strengths so you can achieve your productivity goals.
The benefits of productivity coaching
Here are 8 benefits of productivity coaching for entrepreneurs.
1. Greater productivity
Productivity coaching will help you use your time more effectively so you can be more productive on your highest value activities. By working on your most productive tasks most of the time, life becomes more effective, more productive and more enjoyable.
A productivity coach will help you become more productive on the activities that move you closer to your goals by ensuring you use your time more effectively and productively,
Your coach will help you track time so you can become more organised and productive with your time. Coaching can help you become more focused on results, rather than time spent on activities.
Working with a productivity coach, you will get clear on the activities that produce the biggest results and the ones that don’t.
This clarity will help you become more productive, rather than being efficient. Read more on how to be more productive.
2. Better priorities that benefit your productivity
A productivity coach will help you understand your priorities, use your time more effectively and harness your unique strengths to be more productive at work.
Your coach will help you get clear on your goals so you have clarity on which activities will move you closer to those goals, and which ones don’t.
With a productivity coach, you will expand your time on your most important work and eliminate low value work,
Productivity coaching is about leveraging time to achieve bigger results without being too busy. A coach will help you work less and achieve much more in the same amount of time. Read more on how to prioritise.
3. Less stress
Productivity coaching will help you understand your priorities and use your time more effectively. This focus leads to less stress and anxiety. Working with a productivity coach will help you reduce stress and stop the busyness cycle of having too much to do and too little time to do it in. Productivity coaching can get you where you want to be faster and easier with more excitement and less stress.
As a productivity coach, I specialise in helping entrepreneurs adopt new, less stressful ways of working so they can achieve their goals quicker and more easily. Read more about reducing stress at work.
4. Improved goal setting
A productivity coach will help you improve your goal setting so you can achieve your goals quicker. If you struggle with goal setting or time management, productivity coaching will help.
Instead of simply making goals, objectives and to-do lists, a productivity coach will help you understand what’s most important to you and then work with you to prioritise and leverage your time.
Productivity coaching is about simplifying your goal setting. Your coach will help you do less to achieve bigger results.
A productivity coach will work with you to set better goals. Therefore, you’ll have a proven path and plan to follow to boost productivity.
As a result of productivity coaching you will know where to focus your time and what result you want to achieve.
Read more on effective goal setting.
5. Less procrastination
We all procrastinate. A productivity coach will help you eliminate procrastination and get into focused action.
A productivity coach will help you identify the areas of your business and life where you’re procrastinating. Additionally, they’ll come up with a plan to help you stop procrastinating. Read more on how to stop procrastinating.
6. Greater work-life balance benefits
Productivity coaches will help you achieve a better work-life balance. Your coach will help you clarify what’s most important to you in business and life.
With this clarity, you coach will help you manage your time more effectively at work, consequently you’ll have more time to spend with the people that matter at home.
A productivity coach will help you free up more time by focusing on energy management and rejuvenation. Read more on work-life balance.
7. Less overwhelm
When you feel overwhelmed you aren’t productive. Eliminating overwhelm will make you more focused and more productive.
A productivity coach will help you eliminate overwhelm by working with you to identify the things that cause the overwhelm and work with you to eliminate those activities.
Your coach will help you simplify your to-do list, prioritise effectively and also help you focus your time on your most important activities.
Productivity coaching will help you get clear on your three biggest capabilities and opportunities each day.
Read more on how to stop feeling overwhelmed.
8. Get time back
Using time management and productivity tools and strategies, a productivity coach will help you take control of your time.
These tools include conducting time audits, time tracking, time blocking and time leverage.
These productivity tools will help you get a clear picture of how you’re spending your time right now.
They will help you create measurable improvements to manage time better and become more productive. Read more on improving time management.
There are many benefits of productivity coaching. Working with a productivity coach will help you save time and energy. A coach will help reduce stress and get you focused on the things that will grow your business. Prioritising and better focus will benefit your business and life.
When you have more time you can grow your business faster and have more time for the people that matter at home.
Productivity coaching program
My productivity coaching program is devoted to your personal transformation, which has to do with how you’re spending your time and how you can be more productive to achieve the results you want.
Transform your time and productivity in 90 days. Get clear on where you are now and where you want to go. This is not a cookie cutter approach to productivity. It’s about clarifying your vision and finding out what will work for you to achieve your goals. This productivity coaching program is about helping you do less to achieve the results you want. This starts with simplifying your time to multiply your results.
Get more time for what matters most.
Schedule a complimentary 30-minute strategy session. You’ll get clear on exactly what results you want to achieve, explore how I can help and see if we’re a right fit to work together. The first step is a phone call. Click the link, below, to book your complimentary session.
About the Author
Mark Pettit is a productivity coach based in Colchester, Essex, UK and the Founder of productivity coaching company Lucemi Consulting.
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