How Words Can Change Your Brain

Our brains can be said to operate under the influence of three forces or sections of the mind. The first is the conscious level of thought where we deliberately respond to what is happening around us. The second part is the subconscious mind which is made up of all the stored past triggers and beliefs[…]

What Is the GROW Model for Coaching?

As a coach, you need to have a toolkit from which you can select the best technique or tool for a given coaching situation. One of the best approaches that you can have at your disposal is the GROW model for coaching. This model structures the coaching process into four distinct phases that follow each[…]

What a Great Leader Looks Like

The worst thing about bad leaders is that they don’t even know it. It is easy to imagine that people don’t just like you since it is your work to tell them what they should do. However, it is possible to become a leader who inspires your team to follow you willingly even if you[…]

Feedback Is Not Enough for Employees to Succeed

In research done by Office Vibe, it was discovered that a staggering 65 percent of all employees felt that they don’t get enough feedback. This is similar to Gallup research which shows that only 26 percent of all employees agree that the feedback they are given enables them to do their jobs better. If not[…]

Referral Ideas for Coaches

One of the best ways to grow your coaching business is by making your happy clients refer the people in their circle to you should those people ever need the services you offer. A referral program is a deliberate system that you implement to encourage existing clients to use word of mouth to market your[…]

Why Businesses Need to Put Coaching First

If you were asked to rate how important coaching is to your business, what rating would you award yourself on a scale of 0-10? Many businesses regard coaching as a nice-to-have, and the resources they devote to this important element reflect that lukewarm attitude. However, the rapidly evolving business climate today demands that companies put[…]

Why Every Coach Needs to Understand Basic Neuroscience

You may be wondering what neuroscience has to do with coaching, or you may be interested in learning how neuroscience can help you to be a better coach.  If that describes you, then read on and discover how this exciting new science (neuroscience) is useful to you as a coach. For starters, every coach is[…]

How Emotional Equations Can Change Your Life and Your Coaching Clients Too!

Could all your problems be fixed by getting your elementary math right? Well, Chip Conley suggests that we can distill all our emotions into simple equations as a way of better understanding ourselves and finding solutions to the issues that plague us. This article discusses some of the practical ways through which you can use[…]

5 Best Books On Habits That Every Coach, Parent and Entrepreneur Must Read

We are creatures, and no matter how good looking or more sophisticated we may seem compared to other animals, we are still creatures of habit. Some work for us while others work against us. You may never realize just how strong your habits are until you try to break or change them. These five books[…]

Why Sleep is Your Superpower

When you have a nasty deadline or not just enough time to complete a task or assignment, burning the proverbial midnight oil might seem like a great idea. After all, you’ll recover the sleep arrears later, right?  Sleep expert Matt Walker warns that this is a dreadful idea. In his recent TED talk titled Sleep[…]