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How To Be Awesome At Owning Your Value

How To Be Awesome At Owning Your Value

What does it mean to own your value as a coach? When you tap into your purpose and connect with your North Star to truly understand what you do and who you serve, you create value for each and every one of your potential clients. In the coaching realm, clients are not interested in the cheapest option. The very nature of coaching is a luxury item designed to achieve results. Those that seek...

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Sixteen Ideas to Make Working with Coaching Clients a Breeze.

Sixteen Ideas to Make Working with Coaching Clients a Breeze.

It happens to the best of us. As business owners, we get into a cyclical state where all the days feel the same and we feel tired, overwhelmed and burnt out. Even in the most successful businesses, it takes a conscious and regular effort to revisit our why’s and check that the work we are doing is what makes us happy. The majority of the time this feeling relates directly to the people we take...

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25 Unusual Business Motivational Quotes

25 Unusual Business Motivational Quotes

I love a good motivational quote and from what I've seen so do many others, the internet is full of them, and just about all business owners use some kind of quote in their marketing and social media strategy, because they are so relatable. It’s time for an update though. As an avid reader, I come across many quotes that have never seen the outside of the book they are printed in and I feel the...

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Are You In Danger Of Coaching Burnout?

Are You In Danger Of Coaching Burnout?

Let’s face it, Coaches are some of the most giving people on the planet. We want to help everybody do everything. Whilst this is an admirable trait, the reality is that trying to be there for everyone can lead to coaching burnout. What’s more the very nature of what we do as coaches is on a mentaly exhausting level. While some people envisage we sit in a comfy chair all day ask questions, we...

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When Do Business Owners Need Business Coaches?

When Do Business Owners Need Business Coaches?

Just because you’re the Owner or CEO of your company, don’t think you would never have a need for a coach. Seems like a funny thing to think about but even the best CEO’s could use some help streamlining their businesses or having an objective third party to talk to about personal or family matters. All manner of professionals have someone in their industry be their “go to” no matter how long...

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Master Your Coaching Sales Process The Most Powerful Way

Master Your Coaching Sales Process The Most Powerful Way

As a coach, mastering your coaching sales process should be a walk in the park, however, If there is one thing that often astounds me, it’s how much effort business owners are willing to put into marketing, especially social media, but how little they do on the sales side. Sales have gotten some pretty bad press in recent years, with the high pressure, cold calling sales tactics no longer being...

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Why your Coaching Practice Needs a Signature Program

Why your Coaching Practice Needs a Signature Program

Time for money. That’s the trap that many coaches find themselves in and a big reason why it’s so hard to create sustainability in your coaching practice. Constantly trading time for money leads to burnout, period. Not to mention that it also caps your earning potential. You only have so much time available which means you are only able to trade a set amount of time for that money. Unless you...

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Finding your Purpose as a Coach

Finding your Purpose as a Coach

The desire of self-actualisation is that of the human motivation to achieve his or her full potential through personal growth, peak experiences and deep fulfilment: to become everything one is capable of becomingAbraham Maslow, When you are completely connected to your purpose as a coach, you’ll find that not only are you generally happier and fulfilled as an individual, but you’ll also be able...

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How to Choose a Business Coach.

How to Choose a Business Coach.

According to The ICF Global 2020 Coaching Study, business coaches are now amongst the top 3 most popular coaching specialties. For you this now means that you have an abundant choice of coaches to help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Having a business coach in place can make you a better coach yourself as well as helping you to focus on the business building both of which will lead to a...

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Nailing Your Coaching Niche – Ideas For Every Coach!

Nailing Your Coaching Niche – Ideas For Every Coach!

I have had many conversations with business owners who fixate on competitors and competition and how to beat them, but ultimately the best way to ensure you have a steady stream of clients is to make sure you have a coaching niche carved out for yourself. The best way to achieve this is to think of yourself as a specialist in one particular area of expertise within the coaching world. FIND YOUR...

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