A life coach could be a skilled professional who helps you reach a goal or build a desired change in your life, motivate you to get out of your head and start taking steps in the areas of your life that you would like changed. A life coach mentor you through processes and methods by asking questions that evaluate your ideas and choose that steps required in order to succeed in your goal or make an important modification. 

Then they play the necessary roles of motivator, adviser and accountability partner. Their goal is to help you reach your desired goal in the foremost efficient, forcible and compensatory way doable. Life coaches are not just additional counselor or consultant, they step you through the achievement triangle from the beginning to the end, from the planning stage all the way through to the final stages.

Identifying, redirecting and managing goals to make them realistic and actionable are what life coaches do best. You'll have a plan of what you want however, maybe a onerous time organizing it into a solid goal that you'll be able to work toward, Or you may think you have a solid goal however then you begin to realize that it isn’t what you would like or it is less doable than you thought. This is where a life coach comes in and helps you re-evaluate those ideas and goals so as to flip them into “sensible goals” that encourage real life modification and forward motion.