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...]

Stir up The PAIN to Get More Coaching Clients

Stir up The PAIN to Get More Coaching Clients

Coaches are constantly asking me... "How do I get more coaching clients?" Let's deconstruct the answer... Why would someone hire a life coach in the first place? Most coaching client relationships are motivated by a painful situation. Most think it’s because the coach has a great, proven strategy. FALSE! Why not? Because most people don’t care HOW you get them closer to their dreams. They don’t care about your STRATEGY. Just like when someone is about to have open … [Read more...]