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,[…]

How to Overcome Procrastination

In our last post, we dwelt at length on what procrastination is and also explored some of the causes of this habit. It is important to note here that procrastination differs from being lazy since being lazy has more to do with apathy while procrastination may entail choosing to do something else instead of doing[…]

Procrastination – What Is It and Why We Do It.

The Real Reasons People Procrastinate and How To Stop Procrastination refers to postponing to act or make a decision that you are supposed to make. You know how many times you have put off writing that pending report. You know that you have been delaying to organize your kitchen. Don’t even get me talking about[…]

6 Ways to Make Powerful Decisions

We are faced with lots of situations each day where our decision-making powers are called upon. What should I wear for the interview? Can I ask my boss for a raise? What can I order for dinner? How much should I charge for my services? The sheer number of decisions that you need to make[…]

How to Free Up Time and Become More Productive Each Day

Think about this for a moment; how many hats do you wear on a typical day during your work as a coach? You probably do your own accounts if you are just starting out, you schedule coaching calls with clients, market your coaching business, update your website, do the actual coaching calls, and so on[…]

Tips for Pricing Your Coaching Services

As you soon as you decide to set up your coaching business, you will immediately come face to face with a very touchy subject (for you and your clients). That subject is the matter of the price of your services. You are offering professional services and therefore need to be compensated for those services. Broadly[…]

What’s the Best Way to Market Yourself as a Coach?

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does!” Years ago, I saw that statement displayed prominently on the classified ads pages of a newspaper somewhere in Africa and it came back to my mind as I thought about the concept[…]

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[…]

The Best Structure for a Free 30 Minute Coaching Call

You have your brand new coach certification on file, your office is set up and the clock is ticking to your first free 30-minute coaching call with the first prospective client. However, a cold sweat is beginning to trickle down your back because you aren’t sure whether you planned the structure of that complimentary call[…]

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[…]