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[…]

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[…]

People Don’t Quit Jobs, They Quit Managers.

Numerous studies have all shown that the top four reasons why people quit their jobs are connected to management. This confirms what has always been said that people don’t quit jobs, they quit managers. The big question now becomes, what can you do to prevent your employees from quitting their managers? We have some suggestions[…]

Stressed at Work? 9 Ways to Relieve Workplace Stress

There’s a silent killer on the prowl, and you could be a victim and don’t even know it. Workplace stress is estimated to affect approximately four out of ten Americans, and that figure is rising. Should you give up and regard work stress as inevitable? Definitely not! Implement the following stress busters and free yourself[…]

What Is Mentoring?

Mentoring refers to a process through which someone more experienced takes another who is less experienced and guides them so that they can grow both professionally and personally. This mentor can be either assigned to or selected by the mentee. The mentor can be either a direct superior of the mentee or the mentor can[…]

Why is Confidentiality Important in Coaching?

We often regard confidentiality as a virtue of loyalty but what does it really entail when it comes to coaching? Coaching always thrives in a ‘safe’ environment, and where there’s an intimate relationship between the coach and the client. A certain level of trust is a non-negotiable requirement for any kind of coaching to work.[…]

How Does Life Coaching Work?

In today’s complicated world, it isn’t uncommon to find people who feel stuck, aren’t performing at their very best and feel overwhelmed with life in general. In such situations, the help of a coach can go a long way towards resolving the issues affecting such people and get them on their way to living their[…]

What Makes a Great Leadership Team?

The success or failure of a leadership team always affects the entire organization. When the leadership is functioning at its best, the good vibes trickle down the management structure right up to the frontline employees. However, when the leadership team is divided or unsure about the direction of the company, then the employees at the[…]

How to Become a Life Coach

You have likely played the role of a de-facto life coach a few times in your friends’ lives. You’ve lent an ear whenever they needed it and have also served as a great source of inspiration. Congratulations! You are a life coach! (Well, maybe just not yet). If people around you consistently reach out for[…]

8 Must-Haves in a Coaching Agreement

A coaching agreement helps both the coachee and the coach come to a common understanding of the expectations in their journey together. As a coach, a written and signed coaching agreement can help get you out of uncomfortable situations with your clients. Coaching is a client-centric and client driven process in which the coach is[…]