Over-delivery can be strategic, such as amping up the quality of your free offers or loading up a paid program with juicy bonuses. But chronic over-delivery in coaching sessions could actually undermine your financial success and relationships with clients.
Of all human emotions, the most painful, the hardest to tolerate is shame.
Dr. Dave Krueger explains why established beliefs are extremely resistant to change, even when scientific evidence disproves those beliefs.
The secret to enrolling more coaching clients is surprising.
There will be times when you are called upon, by your client, to deliver great advice. Your client looks to you to be the strong mentor who has been in the shoes in which they are now walking. This is such a tempting situation. You know exactly what needs to be done...
Are you intimidated by the idea of writing your own freebies, marketing emails, and web content? Write to intrigue rather than impress. Here are six more tried and true copy writing tips that will help you write in a way that’s both authentic and effective.
Is your website enrolling new coaching clients for you? ? Is it also creating a community of future clients? Does it quickly inspire people to share your site?
Coaches often ask me: “Is this a good coaching niche?” What they really want to know is — will focusing my energy this way repay me with a consistent flow of clients who are willing to invest? That’s the 6-figure question.
As coaches, we see again and again that it’s not how book smart our clients are that makes the difference; it’s how people smart they are.
You’ve invested a lot of time, money and passion to become a professional coach. No doubt, you’ve already made a difference in people’s lives. But that initial push to learn how to coach and build your business foundation can quickly turn into disillusionment if...
Almost every coach makes slips in judgment at some point. Eventually they realize that the costs to their credibility, profitability and professionalism aren’t worth it.
In coaching more than 5,000 leaders of fast-growing organizations, I sit beside corporate leaders as they have major breakthroughs – and major breakdowns. As a former executive myself, I’ve also been in their shoes. Here’s what I’ve learned about coaching executives.
Coaches often share with me the struggle of maintaining the duality of “present”. That is, the challenge of staying simultaneously present themselves as they co-creatively work to find that same state with their client. I would offer that coaches need to think about...
How important are credentials? Do your clients expect you to be a certified coach? Will being certified make you a better coach? Will you need to be licensed at some point? These are all valid questions and each will generate a variety of responses depending on whom...
What’s your promise? The answer: Your brand. Your brand is an organizer for everything you do, for every connection with potential clients and readers, including website, blog, articles. Your brand triggers meaning and connections; it carries its own value....
Being strategic is vital in business and too in our personal lives. Here is a principle which governs this; to anticipate doing significant acts, you must position yourself to immediately take action.
Did you know that it is impossible to achieve significance alone? The “Law of Significance” states that one person is too small a number to achieve any type of greatness.
Those born to the storm find the calm very boring. Dorothy Parker What is the most common addiction we have as humans? The magnetic pull we predictably will return to, no matter how good our lives are? We rationally desire peace and stability, yet paradoxically have...
A study of Olympian gold medalists found two traits, in addition to deliberate practice, that set super achievers apart: complete confidence, combined with self-talk to create that total confidence.
Are you living your life the way you want to? Do you love the life you are living? If you live your life in an intentional, purposeful way, you control how you want to live and feel, every moment of every day.
When I coach executives and self employed business people to develop their success skills, they come to know themselves and others better. As they have worked to learn human dynamics, they have used the following strategies to enhance their growth and continue their education.
Feelings are the barometer of our outside existential lives. Feelings let us know how things are going for us inside ourselves. They are not good or bad; helpful or not helpful; constructive or not so constructive. Feelings exist because they do, in and of themselves.
As coaches, we understand the effectiveness and value of the authentic connection with a client. This is coaching from center -or- coaching from our “core.” A coach’s own being -the core- is the primary coaching tool. This core is our vehicle to client...
The future is coming and there’s nothing you can do to stop it. Your goals may take some work. Worthy goals usually do. You can either take action now; accomplish these goals and enjoy the rewards -or- you can still be putting them off, five years from now, because they take too long to achieve.