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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

When to Manage vs When to Coach

When to Manage vs When to Coach Sooner or later, every new coach gets their first coaching client who needs help in getting their team or employees performing better but is at a loss regarding how to go about it. In such a situation, you need to work with that client to help him or[…]

How to Conduct a Coaching Session

How to Conduct a Coaching Session In 1998, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) conducted a survey that led them to discover that 94.3 percent of the coaches who took part in that survey conducted their coaching sessions by telephone. That statistic will form the basis of the focus of this article as we explore how[…]

What Are the 7 C’s of Clear Communication?

Your success as a coach will heavily depend on how effective you are as you communicate with your coaching clients. While the definition of effective communication may be subjective to a certain extent, there are principles that all communication must adhere to in order to be effective. This article discusses the 7 C’s of clear[…]

SMART Goals: Tips for Goal Setting

As a performance coach, you are going to be engaged in a lot of goal setting for yourself as well as with the clients that you help throughout your career. It is therefore very important that you grasp the fundamentals of setting smart goals and also learn the actionable tips that will make it easy[…]

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Counseling?

We often get asked, what is the fundamental difference between coaching and counseling and also how do we identify which one is needed. Here is a comprehensive breakdown between coaching and counseling: Both coaching and counseling are relatively new additions to the range of human service professions currently available to the public. Counselors usually aim[…]