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[…]

Google’s Secret Research Reveals 10 Traits Of A Great Manager

Today’s competitive world requires companies to do their best to attract and retain the best employees while maximizing the productivity from those teams. To this end, Google conducted research over a period spanning a decade in order to identify the key attributes that a “perfect” manager must have in order to be successful. Here is[…]

How Do I Start a Successful Coaching Business?

It is one thing to train as a coach and it is another thing to have a thriving coaching business. If you are wondering how you can start a successful coaching business, read on and learn some useful pointers that will get you on the journey to success as a coach. Remember, there is no[…]

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[…]

What Are the Different Types of Coaching?

If you are planning to undergo coach training, you might be interested in knowing the different types of coaching that exist. This is a good line of thinking to pursue because you will stand a higher chance of succeeding as a coach if you specialize in one area and give your clients your all. The[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]