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[…]

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.[…]