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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6 Foundations of Coaching (part 3) - Design an Optimal Environment

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 3)

The 3rd foundational element of coaching is to help our clients design an optimal environment. This includes both physical environments and the people in their lives. This blog post is all about helping our clients change their physical environment. Changing the physical environment is one of the easiest things our clients can do to achieve the […]

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6 Foundations of Coaching (part 2) Create an Action Plan

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 2)

In this article, we’ll talk about how to… Take the vision we’ve co-created with our clients in part 1, and Help them create an action plan that will get them to the other side of the transformation. In a previous blog series, I talked about The Art of Steady Progress. This is the idea that we […]

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Six Foundations of Coaching - Part 1

Six Foundational Elements of Coaching (part 1)

In this series, I’ll be sharing what I consider to be the six foundational elements of coaching. And in this post, I’ll share the first one — uncovering a crystal clear and inspired vision.

When you add these six elements to your coaching, you’ll build a solid foundation to work from.

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