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4 Questions for Diving Deeper into a Topic

As a coach, you may realize at a certain point in a coaching relationship that a client isn’t going as deep into an issue that they need help with in the way that you expect. This is especially likely if emotions are connected to the root of the problem, so you may wish to gently[…]

5 Questions for Incorporating Fun

Coaching must take place in an open and safe environment for coaching clients. Your biggest task as a coach is to create this open and safe environment right from the get-go when a client hires you. One way to achieve this is by incorporating some fun into the coaching session. Every person has a child[…]

5 Questions for Getting a Clear Vision

As a coach, you are aware that you have your own frame of reference that shapes how you view everything around you, including your coaching clients and their issues. This frame of reference is shaped by the experiences you have had, the education you underwent, the values you uphold, among others. In the same way,[…]

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[…]