3 Essential Things to Consider When Choosing a Niche

3 Essential Things to Consider When Choosing a Coaching Niche

Experts estimate that Paul McCartney and now John Lennon’s estate have made over $30 million dollars for the song Yesterday. Not bad for a melody that came to Paul in a dream. While the lyrics took many more months to complete, $30 million is quite the profit for a few months of work. While coaching […]

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Ever felt the dreaded imposter syndrome?

Ever felt the dreaded Imposter Syndrome?

The Dreaded Imposter Syndrome… This has come up A LOT on my calls with coaches recently, so I thought it was about time I addressed it.  As far as I can tell… No one escapes imposter syndrome. No one.  And it seems that new and struggling coaches have it the worst. Thoughts like… Who am I to coach someone […]

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Do Nothing, Get it Wrong

Do Nothing, Get it Wrong

I heard this quote a while back and wanted to share it with you… “Most people would rather do nothing and get it wrong than do something and get it wrong.” You might need to read that again. From my personal experience and as a coach, this is so true. This is where buyers remorse comes in. There’s a pain […]

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Can coaches make a living coaching?

Can coaches make a living coaching?

Alright.  This may not be what you want to hear, but I’m gonna say it anyway.  Because I care about you.  The reason you’re still not making it as a coach is because……  You’re still trying to make it as a coach.  Let me paint a picture for you and see if it resonates…Your mind […]

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Are you in your Zone of Genius?

Are you in your Zone of Genius?

You’ve more than likely heard of your Genius Zone, or your Zone of Genius.  You may not know where the term comes from. And that it is part of an entire framework for how to think about your day-to-day activities.  This concept was first discussed in “The Big Leap” by Gay Hendricks.  Here’s how it goes… Our […]

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The Case for Market Research

The Case for Market Research

In her TedTalk, “Why you should talk to strangers,” Kio Stark talks about the importance of getting past our discomfort when it comes to seeing strangers and embracing those fleeting but potentially profound moments of connection.She challenges her audience to do one of four things when meeting a stranger. 1First, is the simplest. If they make […]

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Six Foundational Elements to Coaching (part 7) - Psychology

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 7)

In this last blog article of the series, we’re getting to the really fun stuff. Our final foundational element is to work on our clients’ psychology. For many of us, this is why we got into coaching. When we look at someone’s psychology, we want to look at three things… Beliefs Mindset IdentityBeliefsSome questions that […]

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Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 6) - Habits

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 6)

Our 5th foundational element of coaching is to build good habits and remove bad ones. This element is about building in the day-to-day consistency that will get our clients to the other side of the transformation. Building Good HabitsFirst, what helpful habits do our clients need to add daily to make the transformation easier? You […]

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Six Foundational Elements to Coaching (part 5) - Skills & Knowledge

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 5)

The 4th element of the foundations of coaching is to help our clients develop the skills and knowledge they need to make the transformation. What skills does someone who has reached the transformation have?What knowledge do they have?For example, in The Coaches Accelerator, by the time my clients reach the end of the last building […]

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Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 4) - People

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 4)

Last year I had to break up with a friend. This was someone I had been good friends with for about four years. Over the years I had been there for her in numerous ways. Everything from helping her with her business to helping her process many break ups. I had spent many, many hours […]

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