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How To Dig Deeper in Coaching Sessions

By |2022-04-12T09:29:05-04:00April 8th, 2022|

Think of a time when you felt like someone listened to you well. What did they hear you say that surprised you? Let’s get to the punchline at the very beginning of this article. Simply put, coaches need to listen well. To help clients build a strong relationship with themselves, [...]

How To Keep Coaching Sessions Fresh for the Client?

By |2022-02-18T17:33:15-05:00February 18th, 2022|

We talked about this topic a little bit in a previous article, How to Keep Clients for the Long-Term. If you have not read that one, you might want to go back and look at that. Now, to dive specifically into keeping coaching sessions fresh for the client. You likely have [...]

How to Keep Your Clients for the Long Term

By |2022-01-15T13:54:33-05:00January 12th, 2022|

Here's the thing. We think that having a three or six-month relationship with a client is a good thing. And I will tell you unless a client is coming to you for a very specific reason, which would generate a short-term engagement, this is not a good thing for the [...]

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

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

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, [...]

Noticing Patterns in Client Relationships

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

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 [...]

What is the Right Price to Charge?

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

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 [...]

The Curse of Too Many Details in a Coaching Session

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

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 [...]

Follow Up & Follow Through

By |2020-11-04T12:36:26-05:00November 4th, 2020|

We know that following up and following through are important factors in owning and growing our businesses. Don't Stop After Networking! It might feel like making the initial connection and having the conversation with a potential client or possible partnership is the goal. You might say "If I can just [...]

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