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Posted 1233 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Academy News, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight Special - Nikki Streatfield

This is a Coach In The Spotlight Special as we are very excited to be welcoming a new member of our Qualifications Team to The Coaching Academy. Meet Nikki Streatfield who joined us last month as a Coach Assessor. Read on to find out more and if you're lucky enough you'll get to speak to Nikki soon on your next practical assessment.

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Posted 1331 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Nigel Pacey

I came to coaching at a time of major change in my life. I worked in social housing for over 20 years... In March 2011, I suffered a stroke which left me without feeling on my entire left side and it took me three months to learn to walk unaided again.

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Posted 1394 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight Special - Annie Ashdown

It's time to shine our spotlight on another coach success story! Nothing pleases us more than when our coaches get in touch to share their news. So, when graduate from 2002, Annie Ashdown contacted us to let us know about her 2nd book, we were keen to find out what else she's been up to for the past decade...

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Posted 1401 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Helen Watts

It seems a little odd to be writing something about success when I feel like I'm only at the beginning of my coaching life - but perhaps there's something in there about celebrating the small steps forward towards our dreams... hmmm, those sound like coaching words to me!

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Posted 1478 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Success Stories

Coaches In The Spotlight - Karen Jones and Joanne Spencer

We are delighted to feature not just one coach in the spotlight but two highly experienced coaches, Karen Jones and Joanne Spencer. Together they run two highly successful businesses, work as a job share and still manage to find time to create a great work-life balance. To find out how they do it, read their Spotlight feature here...

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Posted 1483 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Success Stories, Trainer in the Spotlight

Trainer In The Spotlight - Merete Langler

Merete will hopefully be a familiar face and voice to a lot of you. She's done an incredible amount for us here at The Coaching Academy and has worn many hats during her years with us. As a qualified Coach and NLP Practitioner with her own business she works with small business owners and young people who are making major life choices. Find out more about Merete here.

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Posted 1492 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Paul Knee

Paul Knee is our latest Coach in the Spotlight with a very interesting story. Paul says, "for me the most interesting development since becoming a coach was how much 'un-learning' I had to do and then how much re-learning i had to do around self-awareness". Read his story here...

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Posted 1534 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Meet Coach In The Spotlight - Andrew Miller

As I progressed higher within the organisation for which I previously worked, I realised that I was more interested in people than in businesses and processes. I had not heard of coaching at this stage, but when a colleague mentioned it to me, I realised that I had been coaching people naturally all along.

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Posted 1555 Days Ago in: Success Stories, Trainer in the Spotlight

Trainer In The Spotlight - Jacky Leonard

It's time to shine the light on another one of our fantastic trainers. Hand-picked from the cream of the UK's finest coaches and all with a wealth of experience and qualifications, we are incredibly proud of our team. We grabbed some time with Jacky Leonard for your reading pleasure.

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Posted 1562 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, Success Stories

Meet Coach In The Spotlight - Julie Hutchison

After taking maternity leave from the police I went back to my old role in 2008 but was less than inspired so had some coaching to help me work out what I wanted to do. I was on a conference for women in policing when I first realised that it was possible to re-train to do something much more inspirational. An ex-police officer was working as a coach at the conference and that was when I knew coaching was for me!

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Posted 1569 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Michele Cohen

I've had a successful career delivering projects in organisations where I've been fortunate to manage and lead teams and deliver training. Choosing a new career direction, I decided to deepen my knowledge of people. I'm proud to say that I've always used a coaching style - it just took the fabulous and free Coaching Academy weekend for me to know it was right for me to take coaching further as a vocation.

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Posted 1625 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Zahra Shah

My coaching niche is health and well being. I chose it because as a result of my experience at the Coaching Academy’s Certificate in Coaching – 2 day event. I went on to set myself goals around my health and well being and as a result I lost 8 stone and became a personal trainer.

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Posted 1646 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, Success Stories, Tips

Coaching - Just Hippy, American Nonsense?

Absolutely not (I’m shouting that at high volume!). Americans have embraced and embedded coaching – in all of its forms, which they are to be credited for. Without a second thought or justification required, coaching is part of the US culture of personal development, going for gold, gutsy drive and determination made worthwhile by the results delivered.

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Posted 1681 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Debbie Brown

I’ve always known that I wanted my own business, the only problem…..deciding what my product or service should be?

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Posted 1709 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Dawn Cilssett

I am a continuous learner which I regard as a good thing. I am highly reflective with a tendency for over-thinking – not such a good thing! I can be opinionated and openly share my opinions if I consider them relevant to a discussion! Although I can be highly energetic and pro active, my natural default setting is one of sluggishness and daydreaming. So why’s this relevant?

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Posted 1716 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Joseph Smart

I was signed up for the Personal Performance Diploma with The Coaching Academy (TCA)! So what happened? Well I saw the free 2 day course advertised and I thought it looked really interesting and a lot of fun and I had heard a bit about this ‘magic’ called coaching so I thought I would go along.

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Posted 1723 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Success Stories, Tips

Your Personal Success Action Plan

To achieve your goals you need to write, review and act on them and have a plan. It’s critical that once you decide what you want, you look at what the obvious steps would be to get there.

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Posted 988 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Articles, NLP Articles, Success Stories

3 Ways To Change Your State - NLP Techniques

States affect our capabilities. There are no unresourceful people, just unresourceful states. How well you perform depends on which state you are in. Whatever task you have to perform, whatever you want as an outcome, ask yourself “what state do I want to be in to make this easy?”

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Posted 1876 Days Ago in: Bev James, Success Stories, TCA Corporate

Bev James Appointed Director of Mentoring on New Government Initiative Helping Young Entrepreneurs

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

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Posted 1891 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Tony Munday - Coach In The Spotlight

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Posted 1884 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Launa Walker

The truth was that I realised I needed coaching as much as I wanted to be a coach, and with hindsight I think that is what my friend meant when she signposted me in this direction. I have always given 100% to my employer so I went into the qualification with gusto, thinking that it was time to do something for myself.

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Posted 1905 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Academy News, Success Stories

New and Improved Members Area

Have you been on the members area recently? If the answer is yes, I am sure you can’t fail to notice the facility has received a significant face lift!

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Posted 1870 Days Ago in: Personal Performance Coaching, Success Stories, Tips

Top Tips For A Supercharged And More Positive You

Our state, the way in which we show in our interactions and movements, has an extraordinary influence on the course of our lives. Whether in work, politics or any other field, your state of mind has a very strong influence on your results and general feeling of happiness.

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Posted 1856 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, In The Spotlight, Personal Success, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Carles Ventura

As far back as the year 2004, my work as a Marketing Manager at the multinational was overcoming me. I was completely overwhelmed even though everyday I was leaving the office late in the evening and working long hours. I never had the time to delegate, I spent the days running from meeting to meeting, and I could seldom be with my children. For my birthday, my wife gave me a very special present: coaching sessions.

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Posted 1912 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories

Coach In The Spotlight - Lildonia Lawrence

My academic background is in Psychology and prior to becoming a coach I had always worked in support roles within caring organizations. I decided to do my personal performance coaching diploma in October 2010; at that time I was working two jobs and was also running my own dance fitness business in the evenings and weekends. Doing both was tiring- I knew something was going to have to give but I felt a constant conflict between two arenas which I loved: dance fitness and psychology & support work.

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Posted 1646 Days Ago in: Success Stories, Tips

Kris Robertson Shares His Top 5 Coaching Questions

Kris Robertson, UK's leading Coach Mentor/Supervisor and Operations Director of The Coaching Academy shares his top 5 Coaching Questions

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Posted 1695 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Success Stories

6 Crucial Building Blocks of Success

Success, in any event, is made up of a collection of smaller events built on top of one another. Success, is not, like some people think, luck. Through research, life experiences, trial and error, I have found six crucial building blocks that when used can lead to success.

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