How to Overcome Procrastination

In our last post, we dwelt at length on what procrastination is and also explored some of the causes of this habit. It is important to note here that procrastination differs from being lazy since being lazy has more to do with apathy while procrastination may entail choosing to do something else instead of doing[…]

6 Effective Strategies to Help You Overcome Your Fears

Fear can be a powerful force, especially when you give it an opportunity to dominate you. As a coach, you will encounter fear in different forms, both within yourself and in the coaching clients that you work with. If you don’t do anything about your fear, you will be held back from making progress towards[…]

How to Free Up Time and Become More Productive Each Day

Think about this for a moment; how many hats do you wear on a typical day during your work as a coach? You probably do your own accounts if you are just starting out, you schedule coaching calls with clients, market your coaching business, update your website, do the actual coaching calls, and so on[…]

Having Trouble Asking the Price You Really Feel Your Coaching Is Worth?

If you are charging a lower price than you feel your coaching is worth, you will soon resent that rate (and could hate coaching too!). It is therefore important for you to get to the bottom of why you are having trouble asking the price you feel your coaching services are worth. Once you address[…]

Tips for Pricing Your Coaching Services

As you soon as you decide to set up your coaching business, you will immediately come face to face with a very touchy subject (for you and your clients). That subject is the matter of the price of your services. You are offering professional services and therefore need to be compensated for those services. Broadly[…]

What’s the Best Way to Market Yourself as a Coach?

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does!” Years ago, I saw that statement displayed prominently on the classified ads pages of a newspaper somewhere in Africa and it came back to my mind as I thought about the concept[…]

The Best Structure for a Free 30 Minute Coaching Call

You have your brand new coach certification on file, your office is set up and the clock is ticking to your first free 30-minute coaching call with the first prospective client. However, a cold sweat is beginning to trickle down your back because you aren’t sure whether you planned the structure of that complimentary call[…]

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[…]