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Reflection & Planning for the Year Ahead

In this article, we are giving you the gift of a simple tool that you can use to perform a simple and important reflection exercise to help you prepare for next year. You can also download the Reflection & Planning tool here. I encourage you to print and complete this [...]

By |2021-11-28T11:03:50-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

Do your business processes reflect the relational nature of your coaching practice?

The average coaching practice incorporates five critical connection points with clients: 1. Prospect Interactions2. Scheduling3. Coaching Documentation4. Invoicing/Payments5. Periodic Follow-ups Each of those connection points becomes a potential relationship builder for you and the person you are interacting with. If we look at business processes as a purely “execution, get it done, [...]

By |2021-10-05T13:07:27-04:00October 5th, 2021|

Q&A for Credential Renewals & Upgrades

Below you will find answers to the most common questions I am asked about credential renewal. I’ve spoken to several coaches just in the past week who are trying to decide their best path forward. Congratulations on taking the time/thought to put a plan together that works best for you! Q&A for those [...]

By |2021-08-17T14:55:40-04:00August 17th, 2021|

Noticing Patterns in Client Relationships

After you have been coaching an individual client for a while, or you have a growing client base, it is important to pause periodically and reflect on the health of those relationships. You should look for patterns that may not be sustainable long term. These patterns may not be serving [...]

By |2021-07-13T11:25:31-04:00July 13th, 2021|

What is the Right Price to Charge?

The Million Dollar Question What is the right price for you to charge as a coach? Isn’t that the million-dollar question? I work with coaches from around the world and this is a universal nagging thought that plagues most coaches I know. However, it doesn’t have to. Sure, you enjoy [...]

By |2021-05-04T13:34:33-04:00May 4th, 2021|

The Curse of Too Many Details in a Coaching Session

The Web of Details How do you navigate the myriad details a client brings to a conversation? Often, I'll hear coaches getting caught in the web of details. The web begins with coaching through tangential information and losing sight of the agreement for the call. In this brief article, I [...]

By |2021-04-20T11:06:11-04:00April 17th, 2021|

Preparing for Credential Renewal Starts Now

Start Early We recently launched our spring practicum with a full house. Seven coaches who recognize the importance of preparing for their ACC credential, renewal or PCC recording now as they look to their credential application filings later this year. The practicum itself is designed specifically to prepare for PCC [...]

By |2021-03-26T11:01:32-04:00March 26th, 2021|

The Biggest Reason Coaches Don’t Succeed

I am convinced that coaches do not make it as a coach because of one of two things: they don’t think they have what it takes, or they don’t have a community to remind them that they do have what it takes. Unless you are an internal coach on the [...]

By |2021-02-02T14:43:58-05:00February 2nd, 2021|
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