Why Sleep is Your Superpower

When you have a nasty deadline or not just enough time to complete a task or assignment, burning the proverbial midnight oil might seem like a great idea. After all, you’ll recover the sleep arrears later, right?  Sleep expert Matt Walker warns that this is a dreadful idea. In his recent TED talk titled Sleep[…]

What Is Mentoring?

Mentoring refers to a process through which someone more experienced takes another who is less experienced and guides them so that they can grow both professionally and personally. This mentor can be either assigned to or selected by the mentee. The mentor can be either a direct superior of the mentee or the mentor can[…]

How to Turn Weakness into Strength

We all wish to be perfect in every way, but the reality is that we shall always have an aspect or attribute which can do with some improvement. That is why we are advised to do a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis periodically so that we can act based on the findings collected.[…]

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 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[…]

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 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[…]