How Words Can Change Your Brain

Our brains can be said to operate under the influence of three forces or sections of the mind. The first is the conscious level of thought where we deliberately respond to what is happening around us. The second part is the subconscious mind which is made up of all the stored past triggers and beliefs[…]

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[…]

What a Great Leader Looks Like

The worst thing about bad leaders is that they don’t even know it. It is easy to imagine that people don’t just like you since it is your work to tell them what they should do. However, it is possible to become a leader who inspires your team to follow you willingly even if you[…]

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 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.[…]