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4 Questions for Diving Deeper into a Topic

As a coach, you may realize at a certain point in a coaching relationship that a client isn’t going as deep into an issue that they need help with in the way that you expect. This is especially likely if emotions are connected to the root of the problem, so you may wish to gently[…]

5 Questions for Assessing a Situation

As a professional coach, you know that you have a duty to accompany your client on a journey that will result in that client finding for himself or herself the solutions to the issues they face. Now comes the tricky part about your role as a coach; as you accompany your client, you need to[…]

5 Questions for Getting a Clear Vision

As a coach, you are aware that you have your own frame of reference that shapes how you view everything around you, including your coaching clients and their issues. This frame of reference is shaped by the experiences you have had, the education you underwent, the values you uphold, among others. In the same way,[…]

Planning Your Coaching Schedule: How Many Calls Do You Schedule in a Week/Day?

You may not have scheduling problems when you first start out as a coach because you will be in the initial stages of building your client list. As time goes by and, hopefully, your business grows, scheduling will start becoming an issue as a result of the different demands being made on your time. These[…]

Find Your Coaching Niche

Do you know how many dream coaching clients you’re missing out on by not defining your niche as a coach? A LOT! It is important for you to “niche up” from the very start of your career as a coach so that you get off on the right footing.  At the onset, choosing a niche may[…]

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

If you have ever felt that regardless of your achievements, you didn’t deserve to make all that progress, then you experienced what is called imposter syndrome. This condition normally strikes when you try to get out of your comfort zone, such as when you are hired by your first coaching client. The feeling of self-doubt[…]

How To Build Confidence As A Coach

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to success in any field is a lack of confidence. Coaches aren’t immune to this challenge, but they owe it to themselves and their clients to build confidence in themselves so that they can give others the best of what they have to offer. If you are new to[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.[…]