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[…]

Why Sleep is Your Superpower

When you have a nasty deadline or not just enough time to complete a task or assignment, burning the proverbial midnight oil might seem like a great idea. After all, you’ll recover the sleep arrears later, right?  Sleep expert Matt Walker warns that this is a dreadful idea. In his recent TED talk titled Sleep[…]

Google’s Secret Research Reveals 10 Traits Of A Great Manager

Today’s competitive world requires companies to do their best to attract and retain the best employees while maximizing the productivity from those teams. To this end, Google conducted research over a period spanning a decade in order to identify the key attributes that a “perfect” manager must have in order to be successful. Here is[…]

What Are the Different Types of Coaching?

If you are planning to undergo coach training, you might be interested in knowing the different types of coaching that exist. This is a good line of thinking to pursue because you will stand a higher chance of succeeding as a coach if you specialize in one area and give your clients your all. The[…]

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.[…]

How to Become a Life Coach

You have likely played the role of a de-facto life coach a few times in your friends’ lives. You’ve lent an ear whenever they needed it and have also served as a great source of inspiration. Congratulations! You are a life coach! (Well, maybe just not yet). If people around you consistently reach out for[…]

8 Reasons You Should Work With A Performance Coach

Quarter One of the New Year is coming to a close. How are your goals going? No one wants to spend another year mark timing towards their goals or wallowing in inaction. Yet, as the years roll around, many of us remain perched at the starting line, watching, waiting, and even hoping. And even when[…]

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[…]

What is a Performance Coach?

What could you achieve in a day, month, year or in a lifetime? Coaching is a guided conversation, based on the question above to help an individual get the most out of themselves. There are several kinds of coach niches, including executive coaching, business coaching, motivational coaching, wellness coaching, relationship coaching, and of course life[…]