How To Handle Push Back At Work

  Working with entrepreneurs is truly a rewarding part of being a performance coach. Knowing that the byproduct of the impact and changes that are made in your clients’ life, will also positively affect many others in their professional and personal lives – Amazing!.   Many times, their team is relieved to have pain points[…]

Live Your Message Through Service!

    In the spirit of giving thanks, this week we wanted to share with you the philosophy behind everything we do here at Performance Coach University.   Learn It! Live it! Give it! This year, we have had the opportunity to spread our message of Learn It!, Live it!, Give it! in new and powerful ways and the[…]

What’s The Difference Between a Life Coach and a Performance Coach?

“What’s the difference between life coaching and performance coaching?” is the question we get most often.   …Followed by “Can I do both life coaching and performance coaching?”   Though there is much overlap, we wanted to break down the key differences between life coaching and performance coaching. We will also share with you why[…]

[Coaching Tip] The Power of Self Compassion in Coaching

  Compassion.   It’s the cornerstone of coaching. Being able to hear someone’s situation, understand their goals, empathize with their struggles and exercise compassion as you work with them towards those goals.   As humans, we tend to be naturally compassionate with others – with ourselves, not so much. That is why one of the[…]

Coaching from the Top! Executive Coaching Tips

    So you want to coach CEO’s? GREAT!   Working with CEO’s and Entrepreneurs is some of the most rewarding work you will do as a performance coach.  Why? Because you know if you help this one person, who has chosen to be a leader, building a business, the ripple effect is going to[…]

The 8 Characteristics of a Great Coach!

  We love when companies do the research and put their money where their mouth is into finding out what works within their organization.   A team of people can sit in a room all they want speculating about their team experience, but getting to the root of it, asking the people who live and[…]

Part 2: How and When to Adapt Your Leadership Style

  Last week we identified different leadership styles and you were encouraged to look at where you fall and how it may be affecting your outcomes.   Related: What Is Your Leadership Style As mentioned, staying in one leadership style is not always possible, in fact, it is not recommended. It is recommended to take on[…]

Part 1: What is Your Leadership Style?

  Your leadership style dictates so much of how and what you achieve in life. This is why it’s so important for you to know your leadership style and how to adjust it as needed to work with a team, your coaching clients or even as a member of a team.   When coaching clients, we[…]

How to Handle “Flaky” People.

  Are you noticing more and more, that people are flaky?   They make promises and don’t keep them. They make plans and cancel last minute. They say there’s something they are going to do, commit to or deliver and then they disappear!   It almost feels as though they are unapologetic about being flaky.[…]

[PCU Coaching Tip] Managing Your Energy for Fruitful Connections

  How do people feel when you are around them?   More specifically. How do people who have something you want, whether it be personal or professional, feel when they are interacting with you?   We ask this because often when we find ourselves around someone who has something we want, something we value, or[…]