Coaches are creative and passionate thinkers. We specialize in imagining big, beautiful visions for what is possible in our lives and the lives of our clients. What I’ve learned after years of coaching entrepreneurs is that coming up with ideas is the easy part. This is true especially if you are consistently placing yourself at […]Read more →
Many years ago, before I started my coaching business, I was working for a small company as their first human resources professional. One of my initial projects was to implement a new bonus plan for the 15 people that managed the company. A component of the plan was that a portion of the payment was […]Read more →
Core Competency #5: Active Listening Ability to focus completely on what the client is saying and is not saying, to understand the meaning of what is said in the context of the client’s desires, and to support client self-expression. When I train coaches, I like them to engage with the question, “How does the client […]Read more →
Note: This is the second part of a two-part blog post; the first part focused on How to create an effective Coaching Proposal. When thinking about building a coaching business, I’m all about the ease. Anything you can do to make things easier for you and more convenient for your clients is a bonus! One […]Read more →
As a business owner, you probably have to have habits and traits that help your business thrive. However, we are all imperfect and they carry poor habits we’ve developed over time. I’ve compiled five common bad habits of business owners and provided tips for how to break them: 1. Taking out your anger or irritation […]Read more →
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