Reading is important
First of all knowing about self development coaching is very important. You should know what a personal development coach does and why he or she is highly regarded and given so much importance nowadays. You should read different types of books and find out how you can and where to look for personality or self development coaches. Reading these types of different books will also help you in many ways. Many good development coaches have already written different books which you can read thoroughly. It is important as to how well you read the book and what type of conclusion comes out of it. It is also very important that if you find a good book and loved it then you can also contact the writer and ask him to be your personal or self development coach.
Area of expertise
Determine in which area you want to excel by getting help from a personal development coach. Some personality development coaches are expert with different set of skills. Some have good grip on financial issues while some know how to tackle health related things. Some pay extra attention in doing a good job in giving excellent advice regarding self awareness.
Certified and trained coaches
You can also find certified and trained coaches who will give you very good training about different ways of enhancing your personality traits.
Always look for experienced coaches and trainers as they will certainly give you right advice on any potential thing which you are going to do. Experienced personality or self development coaches will guide you through all the small details.