6 Effective Strategies to Help You Overcome Your Fears

Fear can be a powerful force, especially when you give it an opportunity to dominate you. As a coach, you will encounter fear in different forms, both within yourself and in the coaching clients that you work with. If you don’t do anything about your fear, you will be held back from making progress towards[…]

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[…]

How to Excel at Getting Things Done Using the 4DX Method

Many people and organizations fail to attain their goals, or they don’t achieve as much as would have been possible using the resources at their disposal. This subpar performance can be attributed to a variety of factors, but Stephen Covey and Chris McChesney in their book The 4 Disciplines of Execution highlight four key principles[…]

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[…]

Stressed at Work? 9 Ways to Relieve Workplace Stress

There’s a silent killer on the prowl, and you could be a victim and don’t even know it. Workplace stress is estimated to affect approximately four out of ten Americans, and that figure is rising. Should you give up and regard work stress as inevitable? Definitely not! Implement the following stress busters and free yourself[…]

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[…]

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[…]