Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

If you are a life coach, you probably have heard the term coaching presence many times before. It is International Coach Federation’s (ICF) Core Competency #4 and some define it as “being fully present with your client” while others see it as “a way of being with clients that facilitates growth and change through connection”. How does the ICF describe the competency of coaching presence? According to the ICF, coaching presence is “the ability to be fully conscious and create spontaneous … [Read more...]

Seven Client Retention Strategies That Can Work For Your Coaching Business

Seven Client Retention Strategies That Can Work For Your Coaching Business

What are the best client retention strategies that work for most businesses? In this article, we are going to highlight some of them that have proven effective, and that can work for your coaching practice.   Every successful business requires clients. It is one thing to get the clients, but it is another thing to retain them. Often, we see companies mostly focused on generating leads, getting that sale, that client, but when they ultimately succeed, what happens to the client … [Read more...]

What Are Coaching Tips?

What Are Coaching Tips?

In the video and discussion below I’m going to explain what coaching tips are, along with a few "levels" of coaching tips. There is a lot of dogma in the coaching world around whether or not a coach should "give advice" (or tips) to clients, and I wrote this to clarify some of those issues. What are coaching tips?   Coaching tips are hacks, strategies, or ways to get from A to B. This includes advice, little answers, strategies, or “how-tos” that can support a coach in doing a … [Read more...]

Best Coaching Models to Know

Best Coaching Models to Know

Many people are unaware that there are a number of different coaching models that can be used by a coach. It certainly pays to match your coaching style with your client’s needs to get the best results. Let’s have a look at some of these different coaching models. GROW Coaching Model This is one of the best and well-known coaching models which was created by Sir John Whitmore. The GROW coaching model contains the following four major stages in the process: 1. Goal: This is the point … [Read more...]

How to Start Coaching Without Feeling GUILTY

How to Start Coaching Without Feeling GUILTY

The GUILT in coaching is super-prevalent, and lots of new coaches ask me how to start coaching without feeling guilty. Here are a few coaching tips around the GUILT coaches feel: The 2 Stages of "Coach Guilt" When a new coach just starts out, the first stage goes as follows: Feeling guilty about one of your coaching clients can erode your coaching power. "I'm excited and can’t wait to help EVERYONE! How do I get my first coaching client?" The second stage of coaching is a bit … [Read more...]

The Best Life Coaching Tips The Feline Way

The Best Life Coaching Tips: The Feline Way

Offering life coaching tips the feline way to your clients will undoubtedly help them lead a happy and fulfilling life. It is remarkable how many valuable lessons you can learn from cats, our furry companions. I have invariably been a dog owner all of my life, I never knew much about cats.  However, I did have a couple of friends who, over the years lovingly shared their cherished cats' unique stories with me. It wasn't until a few months ago after keenly watching a show on the National … [Read more...]

Quick Coaching Tips: The #1 Skill a Coach Must Develop to Succeed

I know quick coaching tips are a dime a dozen, but this one is critical (and most coaches miss it). I was talking to a friend yesterday about how she was struggling to hold on to her intimate relationship. I asked her "What's your goal?", and she said that she wanted to 'get love' and 'have some attention' from her significant other.  OUCH My response: "Then your relationship is already dead." Why?  Because you can't maintain a strong relationship when your … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Tips UK

Thriving Abroad: Essential Life Coaching Tips UK

Many people love the idea of becoming a life coach in a foreign country and if you are thinking about becoming one in the UK, here are some life coaching tips UK. The following ‘toolbox’ carries concepts which when applied to your life will help to make your life as a coach in the UK an adventure and not a disaster. Life Coaching Tips UK Toolbox Adjust: Firstly you need to learn how to adjust. Adapt yourself to your new surroundings and the new way of life. Discover the UK culture … [Read more...]

Coaching Tips For Creating Great Rapport

Coaching Tips For Creating Great Rapport

One of the most fundamental coaching tips that I will share with you here will help you build effective, and lasting, coaching relationships; that is, establishing great rapport. Why Establishing Good Rapport Is CRUCIAL To Your Coaching Relationships Why is establishing good rapport crucial to your coaching relationships?  When you have positive rapport with your coaching clients or prospects, they will: be more trusting. open up easier in conversation. be more receptive to your … [Read more...]

Coaching tips How to Motivate

Coaching Tips: How to Motivate The Stubborn

Stubborn clients, employees, or athletes can be difficult to work with, so here’s some coaching tips (how to motivate) these people... If you know why they are being stubborn and how to get through to them, you could find yourself with someone who will shine whether you are coaching them one on one, in the gym, in the office, or are dealing with a whole team of different, difficult personalities. Why are You so Stubborn? Uncovering the root cause of your client’s behavior is the first … [Read more...]