49 Inspirational Coaching Quotes You Must Read Now

1. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.” ― Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― Carl Jung

2. “Coaching is about helping clients unlock the treasure-chest of their lives – worth bearing in mind then that diamonds are made from coal under pressure and it’s the grit in the oyster which creates the pearls.” ― Sarah Durrant

3. “Failure is never quite as frightening as regret.” ― Anonymous

4. “You can’t stop negative thoughts from coming in, but you can make sure they leave as quickly as they enter.” ― Nkem Mpamah

5. “Simply put, Coaching is where you work with someone to connect with yourself, redesign your environment and your life, and then take action to implement it!“ Emma-Louise Elsey

6. “Coaching works because it’s all about you. When you connect with what you really want and why – and take action – magical things can happen.” ― Emma-Louise Elsey

7. “Really, coaching is simplicity. It’s getting players to play better than they think that they can.” ― Tom Landry

8. “Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you.” ― John Wooden

9. “I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum capabilities.” ― Bob Nardelli

10. “A coach should never be afraid to ask questions of anyone he could learn from.”― Bobby Knight

11. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. “If we were supposed to talk more than we listen we would have two mouths and one ear.” ― Mark Twain

13. “When you encourage others, you in the process are being encouraged because you’re making a commitment to that person’s life.” ― Encouragement really does make a difference.” ― Zig Ziglar

14. “Coaching helps you to take responsibility for your life, let go of what others think and become your true self. It’s about you creating the life that you want – and deserve.” ― Emma-Louise Elsey

15. “The definition of courage is going from defeat to defeat with enthusiasm.” ― Winston Churchill

16. “Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.” ― Barbara de Angelis

17. “The interesting thing about coaching is that you have to trouble the comfortable, and comfort the troubled.” ― Ric Charlesworth

18. “In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening.” ― So rather than thinking, oh, I’m going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here’s a chance to grow.” ― Carol Dweck

19. “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.” ― Knute Rockne

20. “Who exactly seeks out a coach? Winners who want more out of life.” ― Chicago Tribune

21. “What keeps me going is not winning, but the quest for reaching potential in myself as a coach and my kids as divers. It’s the pursuit of excellence.” ― Ron O’Brien

22. “Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.” ― Bill Bowerman

23. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” ― Fred Devito

24. “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.” ― Billie Jean King

25. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Neale Donald Walsh

26. “Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen.” ― Pete Carroll

27. “One of the most exciting things about coaching is the buzz you get when you push out of your comfort zone, come up with a plan and put it into action! Life takes on a whole new meaning as you re-create your life the way you want it.” ― Emma-Louise Elsey

28. “My best investment, as cliched as this sounds, is the money I’ve spent developing myself, via books, workshops and coaching. Leadership begins within, and to have a better career, start by building a better you.” ― Robin S. Sharma

29. “To be successful in coaching you have to treat your team like a family. The leader needs backing from everyone.” ― Morgan Wootten

30. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ― John Wooden

31. “You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self-motivation.” ― Homer Rice

32. “You don’t demand respect, you earn it.” ― Steve Seidler

33. “The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.” ― Bobby Knight

34. “Our emphasis is on execution, not winning.” ― Pat Summitt

35. “Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?” ― Dennis E. Mannering and Wendy K. Mannering

36. “Opportunities don’t knock, they whisper.” ― So shut up and listen.” ― Thomas Leonard

37. “It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience.” ― Someone with the courage to live his dreams.” ― Les Brown

38. “A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness.” ― Elaine MacDonald

39. “A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, who has you see what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.” ― Tom Landry

40. “Coaching isn’t therapy. It’s product development, with you as the product.” ― Fast Company

41. “Being ourselves means sometimes having to find the courage to stand alone, totally alone.” ― Brene Brown

42. “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” ― Abraham Maslow

43. “It is action that creates motivation.” ― Steve Backley

44. “Set goals – high goals for you and your organization. When your organization has a goal to shoot for, you create teamwork, people working for a common good.” ― Bear Bryant

45. “Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.” ― Joe Gibbs

46. “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ― Pat Riley

47. “There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.” ― Tommy Lasorda

48. “Life’s short.” ― Live passionately.” ― Marc A Pitman

49. “To be as good as it can be, a team has to buy into what you as the coach are doing. They have to feel you’re a part of them and they’re a part of you.” ― Bobby Knight

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