Eighty-nine percent of consumers expect you have to a website, even if your business is just you and a laptop. A website is no longer optional, it’s a business necessity. The problem? Too often, coaches jump into getting a website without thinking through what is needed. After wasting huge amounts of time and money, they […]Read more →
Whenever anyone asks me about my job, and what I actually do during a coaching session, I find myself stumbling over explaining the essence of what it is. Yes, there are very specific areas of coaching, but it is not merely the ‘what’ that makes it valuable. The real value of coaching lies in the […]Read more →
As you probably know, all ICF Memberships expire on March 31. If you haven’t done so already, I want to encourage you to join me in renewing your ICF Membership. ICF Membership has several benefits – the credibility of being part of the world’s most widely recognized organization of professionally trained coaches, networking and leadership opportunities […]Read more →
I came across a coach’s bio the other day and as amazing as her accomplishments were, she came across as arrogant and over-confident. Let’s call her Maria.* She had the perfect rags-to-riches story of being an orphaned, teen-aged, run-away mother who started and sold a seven-figure business due to her own personal awesomeness. Now she […]Read more →
First off, thanks so much for all of your tweets, retweets, shares, emails and virtual tea after my Feb 6th post on “The Coaching approach to Business Development for Coaches.” What an incredible response. What I heard was you liked the format – with coaching questions you could reflect on – and the topic. I loved hearing you […]Read more →
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