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...]

Coaching Skills: The Universal Power For All Leaders

The universal power of coaching skills begs the obvious question why don’t more CEOS, managers, professionals, and business owners get certified in potent coaching technologies so they become dynamic leaders instead of weak kneed, wet noodles who mostly ruin people lives’ when they try to lead their apprentices careers, but these unrefined leaders often fail their underlings miserably. It can be a win-win proposition for leaders in all walks of life who make the smart decision to learn … [Read more...]

Coaching Tips & Time Management For Coaching Businesses

Here are two sample videos from the Quickstart Coaching Code video home study course. SAMPLE ONE: Coaching Tips Don't Work - Unless You Have Coaching Skills Coaching tips are a dime a dozen, but learning coaching skills is rare.  No matter what coaching tip or technique you decide to use, your coaching skills will determine how well that technique pays off for you and your client. Coaching Skills: Sample Video Here is a free video sample from the High Caliber Coaching Code Home Study Course … [Read more...]

Becoming a Life Coach: The Facts

I get asked a lot of questions about becoming a Life Coach and I welcome them because there are many misconceptions about the profession and what it’s about. Let me start by saying what it’s not. Life Coaching is not therapy, it is not counseling and it is not consulting although many physiologists, consultants and counselors are becoming trained and using coaching skills and technologies as a compliment to their practice. Here are some things to consider when becoming a Life Coach. What … [Read more...]

Coaching From Peru for 30 Days

Here's a short video diary of my time last year in Peru, where I vacationed in the Amazon, but also where I ran my coaching business and continued to make money from the Peruvian Andes. This video shows my new coaching 'office' for the next 30 days, and the most important ingredients in an internationally mobile coaching business... wireless internet and a parrot named "Pedro". --------------------------- These next five videos depict my venture into the Peruvian Amazon … [Read more...]

Free Coach Training while on a ski vacation with my daughter

  I just got back from a free coach training seminar, although it was really billed as a ski trip with my daughter. She just turned 7, and although we went on a few trips when she was 4 and again 5…she is now she is a head taller. She has longer arms and legs, and a 20% increase in height and weight. Technically speaking, she is working with a new set of tools. So how is skiing like a free coach training? Because it reminds me that we are coaches 24/7. And going on this ski trip paralleled … [Read more...]

Sales Training Coaching – How to Help People Recession-Proof Their Business

  Sales training coaching can help people double their income, even during tough times. Simply put, here are some of the questions that we can help answer: WHY: As coaches we are used to helping people set powerful goals. But what if we get people to change their goal into a problem to solve? The brain is designed to answer questions, and solve problems. Also make sure your client has a powerful WHY, and is very clear on it. They need something to drive them to their goal. Something big and … [Read more...]

Become a Life Coach… Or a Better Coach

  How can you become a life coach…or a better coach? One thing you will have to do is to get out of your own comfort zone. Think contrast. If you listen to rock, go to watch an opera. If you love steak and potatoes, go to eat at a restaurant that serves raw vegan food. Does that sound too wild and crazy? Why not study a foreign language, then travel to a country that speaks that language and get to know the locals. Get out there and do something you’ve never done before, without … [Read more...]

5 Fool-Proof Coaching Techniques for a Recession

. What type of coaching techniques can we offer during this recession? Recession? Yes, and it’s overdue. People have been spending too much and saving too little, for too long. As a nation we are up to our chins in debt. We are going to have to learn how to prioritize spending. And this is a great opportunity for coaches to provide value and step up as leaders. Fear and Anxiety are powerful, yet very different emotions. Fear is good for you. Fear saves lives. Fear gets you to run away from … [Read more...]

Wellness and Extreme Care Coach Training

Wellness and extreme care coach training can be an important part of what you learn as you become a life coach. Why? Because when you coach a lot of people you are going to run into wellness issues. I've coached thousands of people, so I think at this point I've almost 'seen it all' when it comes to challenges of the human condition, but even after coaching 20 or 30 I had run into 'wellness' issues. What is a 'wellness issue'? It is some problem having to do with the health of your … [Read more...]