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[…]

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’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[…]

[PCU TOOL] Why Harvard Believes Coaching is a MUST for Companies!

    You’ve been thinking of, or have already made the decision to become a coach. We have mentioned before, that coaching is in high demand – however, it is not just one on one coaching.   Implementing coaching programs or coaching training for managers for business application is on the rise as well!  […]

[Coaching Tool] 45 Powerful Coaching Questions

  Great coaching questions will help your coaching client gain greater clarity, take action, and enter a whole new level of discovery.   The best coaching questions are usually open-ended questions that illuminate opportunity, creative expansion, new possibility and a fresh perspective. Your goal is to allow your client to uncover what their true outcome[…]

[Performance Coaching Tool] 5 Questions To Let Go Of Past Pain

  There is a physical, mental, and emotional jail that you can lock yourself in by holding a grudge, anger, or negative emotion. Holding onto these negative emotions greatly decreases our performance on many levels. Though some may argue that you can use negative to fuel positive, but ultimately your mind will never be free until you let[…]

Why Most Coaches Can’t Really Help Their Clients

  When most people share their problems with a coach or even a good friend, you’ll notice a very common pattern:   The clients tells you where they’re AT, where they want to GO and the OBSTACLE in the way.   When most people think about coaching or calling a good friend, they call because they believe you have[…]

Are you who your coaching clients are looking for?

  We have covered that it’s important to know what types of coaching clients you want to work with and who you are built to help. However with the increase in popularity of coaches, it’s also important to know what your clients are looking for.   For instance, if you are a coach who is[…]

What’s the difference? Coach vs Mentor, Consultant vs. Counselor

This is the “Technical” difference between a coach vs mentor and consultant and counselor…    Coaching – According to the International Coach Federation coaching is defined as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” The coach is the subject matter expert at coaching, not necessarily the[…]

Becoming an Effective Coach in Business

  An area we have experienced success in our coaching business is working with groups in the corporate arena. If you are a coach and have not explored bringing your coaching skills to a business environment for an additional revenue stream, this could be the time to do so.   Most companies are implementing coaching[…]