Business Success Coaching: The Kiss of Death In Marketing

One of the best things you can do to help your business success coaching clients get more business is to help them define what they do. We can laugh and agree that we can’t be all things to all people. But do we really understand that thinking everyone is a potential customer means that no one is really our customer? In today’s world of high speed marketing and information, the competition to win customers is fierce. But why do people, including business success coaching clients, fail to clearly … [Read more...]

Don’t Want no damn Coaching Questions!

That’s right. We just don’t want no damn coaching questions. What we want is answers. What we want is coaching answers. The problem is that you just don’t get answers without questions. It’s as simple as that. Got it?! No Answers without no Questions. Now don’t go and over think this one, Sparky. You can make a statement, but just don’t have an answers without a questions first. The good news is that you are the Coach and you are the one who gets to ask the questions. Yes! You are the one who … [Read more...]

Three Magic Coaching Questions

With all their secrets hidden inside of your client’s head, there are an infinite number of coaching questions that one might ask to begin a coaching relationship. But there are three magical questions that will give the coach what they need to know to begin to coach successfully. Here They Are, Simple as 1 – 2 – 3 The first question is “Please share with me what you would normally share when you are letting someone get to know you?” The second question is “If you had a magic wand, what three … [Read more...]

Does Relationship Coaching Encompass Sex Coaching?

I recently joined a third-party website to promote my relationship coaching services. It is a good platform to earn money on coaching services and I have found two new clients in the past month. Not bad for starting out. However, I believe some of these people are confused as to what relationship coaching actually is. I received several phone calls from people wanting to tell me their deep, dark secrets about fantasies and how their innate need to please themselves may be interfering in their … [Read more...]

A Personal Life Coach – Who Coaches The Coaches?

Having a personal life coach, even though you are a coach, is very beneficial to both you and your clients. On July 14, Dave Luppa wrote the article “So just who the hell is YOUR life coach?” There was a comment asking, “I wonder who the coach of the life coach is?” I thought that was an excellent and very important question. As a coach myself, I have a personal belief that we need to practice what we preach, and that it is important to have a personal life coach. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m … [Read more...]

What is Coach U?

Prestigious Coaching Schools Coach U is one of those prestigious ICF coaching schools I talked about in the “Looking For a Prestigious Coaching Certification” post. In fact, when researching “Coach U” I discovered that it was founded in the United States in 1992. In 1997 “Coach U” founded the International Coaches Federation (ICF). If I was a conspiracy buff I might wonder if there is some sort of conspiracy going on here, but since I’m not, suffice it to say, I find this a very interesting and … [Read more...]

As The Success Coach Do You Approach Your Clients Like You’re An Angel Investor?

It may not seem that as the success coach, your job has anything to do with angel investing. After all, isn’t an angel investor someone who backs a business with a nice investment of money? Seems a bit backwards since you’re probably the one getting paid by your client, rather than the other way around. But consider what you do and maybe you’ll agree that the success coaching approach is strikingly similar to angel investing in many ways. What Drives an Angel Investor to Back a … [Read more...]

Career Coaching Offers Great Opportunities in Today’s Economy

Career Coaching can help to defuse the “turnover time bomb” that exists in many companies today. According to the May 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review, 25% of top employees intend to change companies as the economy improves. This turnover will cost companies millions of dollars in hard cash. Reducing turnover through effective coaching can mean great opportunities for coaches working in this area. How Career Coaching Can Reduce Turnover Employees, who are being career coached, have … [Read more...]

Priceless Behavior Coaching Changes Lives Forever

Behavior coaching is priceless because you’ll never be left wondering how your sometimes haphazard behavior impacts the way people treat you, greet you, and what causes them to stick around or leave you hanging after you spend time coaching with a behavior coach. The first step of any come to Jesus moment is to confess you have a problem. If you want priceless relationships that lift your spirits and incredible ones that take you places that you’ve never been, then you need a behavior coach … [Read more...]

Sports Psychology and Coaching: How To Be A Winner

My first introduction to sports psychology and coaching was back in high school. I ran track and cross country, earning the coveted “Most Improved” award. It wasn’t that I was such an impressive runner, but after crossing the finish line in my first race just as they were taking down the finish chute anything was an improvement. Maybe it was because I just didn’t quit. We moved schools after my first year, and with it came a new coach. He was definitely ahead of his time as far of his knowledge … [Read more...]