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[…]

Referral Ideas for Coaches

One of the best ways to grow your coaching business is by making your happy clients refer the people in their circle to you should those people ever need the services you offer. A referral program is a deliberate system that you implement to encourage existing clients to use word of mouth to market your[…]

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[…]

How Emotional Equations Can Change Your Life and Your Coaching Clients Too!

Could all your problems be fixed by getting your elementary math right? Well, Chip Conley suggests that we can distill all our emotions into simple equations as a way of better understanding ourselves and finding solutions to the issues that plague us. This article discusses some of the practical ways through which you can use[…]

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 Does Life Coaching Work?

In today’s complicated world, it isn’t uncommon to find people who feel stuck, aren’t performing at their very best and feel overwhelmed with life in general. In such situations, the help of a coach can go a long way towards resolving the issues affecting such people and get them on their way to living their[…]

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 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[…]

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[…]