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[…]

How Long Should a Coaching Session Be?

Like everything else about coaching, there are no rigid rules regarding how long a coaching session should last. So, how can inexperienced coaches decide the appropriate duration of a coaching session? Read on and get some insights into the different factors that influence how long a coaching session can be. These factors vary from time[…]

How Do I Find My Balance in Life?

Life is a balancing act, and one in which everything is constantly in motion. Let’s face it, life can sometimes feel like walking a tight rope, with luggage on both your hands and your backside, walking towards a certain goal, or worse, in no particular direction. Life balance can sometimes seem elusive, and you may[…]

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[…]