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 Be More Present

You may have heard that your life will become more enriched and less stressful if you make it a habit to be mindful and live in the moment. What this means is that you should be aware of what is happening within and around you without making any attempt to change what you notice. But,[…]

How Mental Rehearsal Improves Performance

As a coach or aspiring coach, you may know how important the mind is in everything that we do. Mantras like “mind over matter” have been thrown around so much that they now sound cliché. However, that doesn’t take away the crucial role played by what goes on in our minds before and as we[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]