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Posted 862 Days Ago in: Ask Bev
Confidence is a key ingredient to success in sport, business and life. There is a big difference between confidence and arrogance. In my opinion arrogance can be a way of compensating for lack of confidence.
Posted 1233 Days Ago in: Ask Bev
Welcome back to Ask Bev - but today is slightly different. I have a question to ask you: What kind of coach are you?
Posted 1247 Days Ago in: Ask Bev
Welcome back to another Ask Bev! This week Bev answers the question, "How Do You Know If You’ve Found The Right Coaching Niche? " Read on and watch the video to discover whether you have found the right niche for your coaching business.
Posted 1268 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James
"Should I charge my coaching sessions by the hour or should I promote them in blocks?" There is no right or wrong answer here but my advice would be - don't sell coaching sessions by the hour. Read on and watch the video to find out more.
Posted 1275 Days Ago in: Ask Bev
Welcome back to another Ask Bev! This week Bev answers the question, "How do you find the perfect name for your business?" Read on and watch the video to discover the dos and don'ts of naming your business.
Posted 1282 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Client Acquisition Articles
"How do you get your very first paying client?" has proved a very popular question in the Ask Bev series. Read on and watch the video in the blog post to find out Bev's response to this business building question.
Posted 1289 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles
It's time for another great question and answer in the Ask Bev series. Bev is working her way through your business building questions and this week she answers - "How do you take the step from being full time employed to becoming a full time coach?". Read on and watch the video for the full response.
Posted 1296 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Coaching Articles
Here's another great question and answer in the Ask Bev series. Each week Bev will be answering your business building questions and this week's is - "How does one win the confidence of the very first client given that you have no experience?". Read on and watch the video to find out Bev's response.
Posted 1303 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles
Last week I offered you the opportunity to ask me your questions around setting up a coaching business. The response has been amazing! As promised, I will be aiming to answer as many of your questions as possible over the coming weeks. Here's the first installment, answering the question - "Should I be thinking about my coaching niche while still in training?"
Posted 1310 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles
As my role as Managing Director of The Coaching Academy and Director of Mentoring for Start Up Loans, I often get asked questions on how to run and build a business. I know first-hand, what it is like to train as a Coach and set up a coaching business from scratch and i want to share my knowledge with you.
Posted 1492 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Tips
I know first-hand what it's like to train as a coach and set up your own business from scratch. I can still remember how excited I was when I got my first paying client too. You may be an amazing coach with huge potential to make a real difference to every client you see but if people don't know about you this obviously won't happen.
Posted 1800 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles, Questions & Answers, Tips
As a professional coach, have you ever heard people say: “I would love to be a coach but I don’t think I would have the right questions to ask a client”. It seems that it’s a shame that such a limiting belief can potentially hold great coaches back so… Armed with this knowledge and determined to help those who have a desire to help others, here are a set of top 10 coaching questions:
Posted 1786 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It
Most coaches have an absolute passion for the work they do. Many will say that coaching isn’t hard work because they find it such a pleasure. Their core motivation is rarely a desire for riches – most are driven more by the wish to make a tangible difference to people’s lives.
Posted 1842 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Do It or Ditch It, Trainer in the Spotlight
The successes that mean the most in life tend to be the ones that are hardest won and that we have overcome obstacles to achieve. When things come easily we may undervalue the prize; when we feel safe we may stop challenging ourselves to grow and develop.