Coach's Edge

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 [...]

Reflection & Planning for the Year Ahead

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Preparing for Credential Renewal Starts Now

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

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 [...]

The Biggest Reason Coaches Don’t Succeed

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

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 [...]

The Only Reason Your Coaching Business is not Growing

By |2021-01-06T15:11:39-05:00January 6th, 2021|

Warning: Honest Conversation Ahead The amount of content and resources now available for coaches is astronomical. Between books, courses, assessments, blogs, podcasts, programs, etc. the process of finding which tool to use next for your business has gotten so complicated. I want to help you make things less complicated for [...]

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