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To Become a Highly Successful Coach
Posted 836 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Looking back at my own journey and the investment I've made in my professional development and personal growth, I can see this really has made a hugely positive impact on both my career and life in general. First and foremost, I believe the key to success is confidence.
Posted 847 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Self-esteem is a make-up of the thoughts, feelings and opinions we hold about ourselves, over time these habits of negative thinking can create beliefs about how we see ourselves and dent our self-worth. These beliefs however aren’t fixed and can change, depending on the way we think.
Posted 861 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
In a world full of upgrades we’re constantly asked if we’d like to update, renew or update different aspects of our lives. Everywhere we go we’re invited to sign up for added benefits, replace good with better and discard the old with the new.
Posted 1039 Days Ago in: Bev James
Decide to succeed and make every decision count. In eight simple steps, Bev James, the 'Millionaires' Mentor' teaches you how to focus on the ideas that work and how to ditch those that steal time and distract from the bigger picture.
Posted 1046 Days Ago in: Bev James, Personal Success
Imagine you wake up tomorrow morning and something feels different. You feel alert, energised and your mind is sharp and focused. You feel you can achieve anything you set your heart on.
Posted 1081 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It
Its not a question of 'if' you should use social media in your business its more a case of why, how, when and to whom.
Posted 1158 Days Ago in: Bev James, Book Reviews, Do It or Ditch It
For me a sign of a good book is if I pick it up and continue to read chapter after chapter without putting the book down... This is exactly what happened when I started reading "Do it or Ditch it" by Bev James, MD of The Coaching Academy and Founder of The Entrepreneurs Business Academy with James Caan.
Posted 1186 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It
Have you taken positive action as a result of reading Do it! or Ditch it?
Posted 1214 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
When our delegates train to become qualified and skilled coaches, they develop a deep understanding of the different coaching techniques and skills to make a difference to the lives of their clients. But Can a Qualified Coach Be Their Own Coach?
Posted 1242 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Bev James talks about how to have the courage to succeed. You know you are progressing if you feel scared, a little out of your depth... here's how to have the confidence to keep moving towards success.
Posted 1333 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 1347 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 1354 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 1368 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 1375 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 1543 Days Ago in: Bev James, Tips
Just over 12 months ago, the whole nation was gripped by the drama unfolding in a formerly neglected and rundown corner of East London. It says a lot about the incredible pace of the world that we now all live and work in that the glorious celebration that was last summer's Olympic Games feels like a very distant memory despite the great anniversary games that took place over the weekend.
Posted 1557 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 829 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Even if you are not interested tennis there's still a lot we could all learn from top tennis athletes for increasing your chances of success and creating a winning mind-set. As we look back on Wimbledon 2015 we've seen some incredible action with more twists and turns than a fairground ride, but it can mean so much more to us than just a spectator sport.
Posted 1606 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Academy News
As part of our continuous improvement programme we seek feedback from our students to gain a deeper understanding of the impacts the coaching Diplomas are having. We wanted to write a quick message to say a huge and heart-felt thank you to all those that took the time to evaluate their experience with us as a student of The Coaching Academy.
Posted 1125 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Personal Success
Where do you want to be in 12 months' time? Living a fulfilled life or just another year older saying to yourself - "where did that year go? What have I achieved?" To achieve the upgraded version of you, you need to make some adjustments. You can't just flick a switch and expect to have changed overnight.
Posted 1620 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Academy News, Personal Success
It's been just under a week since we officially launched the Personal Success Academy and I wanted to write a quick blog post to thank each and every one of you who have already enrolled. The response has been overwhelming with hundred's of action orientated people signing up within hours of the launch!
Posted 1697 Days Ago in: Bev James, Book Reviews
I think most people underestimate the value of goals, however, the ability to set and achieve goals will determine the success we achieve. In this book, Brian Tracy helps you to set goals and achieve them in record time by following a step by step process.
Posted 1704 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It, Tips
Do you make decisions that work for you? Or are you more likely to procrastinate, to a point where the decision is made for you? The fine line between success and failure depends upon the decisions we make, those we choose not to make - and how quickly and effectively we make them – every moment of every day.
Posted 1718 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Having a clear vision for your business, supported by a well-researched business plan makes the difference between building a business and building a profitable business – provided the strategy is sound.
Posted 1739 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It, Personal Success
Last year, I launched a competition which saw hundreds of you sharing your DO IT! OR DITCH IT stories with me. A heart-felt thanks to each and every one of you who submitted an entry. I was really touched reading all of your tales of DO IT! or DITCH IT situations.
Posted 1746 Days Ago in: Bev James, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success
For many people January is a time for reflection. Another year has passed: we have lived for 365 days since we last made a resolution – but what exactly have we done with the time we’ve been given? On New Year’s Eve did you find yourself saying, “Gosh – where did that year go?
Posted 1100 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It, Tips
Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day, so why is it that successful people are able to achieve so much, when many others are left struggling to complete a few tasks.
Posted 1865 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 1851 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 1879 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It
It's one week on from the official launch of the free DO IT! OR DITCH IT app by Coaching Academy's MD - Bev James.
Posted 1886 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It
It’s been long awaited but I am truly delighted to announce that the DO IT! OR DITCH IT app is now available to download from the app store! For a limited time period, the app will be completely free to download.
Posted 1893 Days Ago in: Bev James, Do It or Ditch It
For those who are already familiar with the world of DO IT! OR DITCH IT, I’m delighted to announce the official launch date of my new app. Drum roll please… For a limited time period, the DO IT! OR DITCH IT app will be completely free to download.
Posted 1893 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Tips
Posted 1907 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.
Posted 1171 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It, Personal Performance Coaching, Personal Success, Tips
Do you find yourself setting out to do one task and ending up completing something else? Do you sometimes have so many ideas on the go, you are unsure which to do first? Or perhaps the passion for the task has faded and you are spending time dreaming up new plans, but are unsure which to run with.
Posted 1962 Days Ago in: Bev James, Success Stories, TCA Corporate
Huge congratulations go out to our MD, Bev James, for being appointed Director of Mentoring on the new Government initiative "StartUp Loans". £82.5m will be distributed on behalf of the government to help 18 - 24 year olds kick start their businesses and contribute to the growing success of small firms in the UK. Appointed by Chairman of the Board, James Caan, who Bev has worked with for several years on their joint venture for entrepreneurs and business owners
Posted 2004 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It, Life Coaching Articles, Tips
Posted 1438 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
I have seen countless coaches get to the exciting stage of naming their business only to find the process of registering the name drives them crazy. Having named several companies myself, I know the feeling, and understand exactly how frustrating it can be.
Posted 1480 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles, Personal Success
If you consider what you want your future to look like, what does your ultimate success story hold for you? What does it look and feel like? Can you picture yourself punching the air or raising a glass or two in acknowledgement of your achievement?