Posted 1624 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
I was not a natural presenter; my natural relaxed outgoing nature completely deserted me when I stood up in front of a group of my colleagues to practice presenting a topic I knew all about!
Posted 1743 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
People are different, but predictably different. Rapport is defined by "a close and harmonious relationship, in which the people or groups concerned understand each others' feelings or ideas and communicate well". It is clear in that case that rapport can be of huge benefit to both yours and your client's motives.
Posted 1848 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
Calling all Coaching Academy students! If you've ever asked yourself, "what is the most effective way of getting through my qualification?" then Deepti Goyal has been there, done that and has put together some top tips for you.
Posted 1960 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, Tips
Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to coach a project manager and you wish you had some great tools you could use to help them move forward more effectively? If so, Susanne Madsen offer her top tips.
Posted 2002 Days Ago in: Approvals & Endorsements, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Self-management of your emotional state is the act of taking responsibility for your emotions. It is a fact that your emotions can affect your decision making process and behaviour. Therefore the ability to be more aware of your emotions and actually taking responsibility for controlling them can help you to be more effective, productive and successful in keeping your goals in sight.
Posted 2037 Days Ago in: Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Everyone has the skills to develop themselves so they are able to reach their full potential. Whether that be with work, family, fitness or relationships, there are certain qualities, mind-sets and behaviours that will massively help you with maximising your self-development.
Posted 2044 Days Ago in: Continuous Professional Development, Personal Success, Tips
A Coach helps their client to realise that they truly can, be, do or have anything. Coaching is a progressive process where stumbling blocks are converted into stepping stones and where each step brings the client closer to the fulfillment of their desires and potential. Imagine how much more successful you could be if you awakened your inner coach?
Posted 2044 Days Ago in: Personal Success, Tips
Being able to get more done means you are ahead of yourself and probably have more time to retain that elusive work / life balance. Would you like to do more in less time? We suspect most people will answer with a resounding yes. If this is you then read on for our top tips on how to be more productive.
Posted 2051 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
Coaching skills are a powerful set of tools that anyone can use and apply to create instant and sustainable life and work changes. If you are a Coach or training to be a Coach then you are helping your clients realise their potential, move closer to their goals and desires and achieve real results. It's a wonderful and hugely positive thing you are doing but are you doing it well?
Posted 2058 Days Ago in: Personal Success, Tips
Assertiveness is a behaviour that can be learned and developed. It's a communication process that is a key quality for productive relationships. It can help you move you away from feeling passive to feeling more active and listened to on more occasions. It usually involves stepping outside of your comfort zone if you are not naturally assertive but in doing so, working on being more assertive can certainly help improve your confidence and self esteem.
Posted 2058 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 2072 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 2093 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
We all know people who are confident. They seem to face challenges head on and with a level of calm. Confidence is not something we are born with, it is shaped by experiences from childhood to adulthood. No one can build your confidence for you but the good news is that it is a constantly evolving state of being that you can build up over time.
Posted 2100 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
If you enjoy our Coach in the Spotlight articles then you are probably already aware of the great top tips that our coaches provide to those considering coaching, those going through the coach qualification journey and those coaches who are already qualified. Here are some additional nuggets to help you achieve success as a coach.
Posted 2140 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy News, Continuous Professional Development, CPD for Coaches, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
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Posted 2141 Days Ago in: NLP Articles, Tips
NLP or Neuro Linguistic Programming is an incredibly powerful approach to communication and personal development. Learning NLP techniques gives you greater control over your ability to be at your best more often. You will be able to effectively manage your thoughts and feelings no matter what is happening in your environment to affect you!
Posted 2141 Days Ago in: NLP Articles, Tips
Does your environment ever challenge how good you feel? Could you benefit from having a secret weapon in the fight against negativity in the world? How would you like to be able to control your state in any situation? It is possible to manage your thoughts and feelings no matter what is happening in your environment; this is the power of NLP. Here are some simple steps for using NLP in everyday life.
Posted 2149 Days Ago in: Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Bravery isn't only for people we think of as heroes. It's also needed for everyday life, for those times when we stretch to express a strength and a courage we didn't know we had. It's a resource we draw on whenever we stand up to stop an injustice, deal with a crisis or take action to better our lives.
Posted 2163 Days Ago in: Approvals & Endorsements, Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, Tips
Most people at some point in their life could benefit from an improvement in their self-confidence. Often, just talking about it isn't enough. In order to make lasting change to this life challenge you have to take action and believe you can change. If you find yourself wanting to work through confidence issues then we have some top tips for you to work through.
Posted 1440 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
The ability to set goals makes an enormous contribution to the success of an individual. Most successful people are goal-orientated. They take time to identify what it is that they want and they build up a really clear and detailed picture of what achieving the goal will look and feel like. They then take regular action to move towards their goal. Sounds simple enough right?
Posted 2191 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Articles, Continuous Professional Development, Tips
Coaching Communities have been part of The Coaching Academy support programme for students and qualified coaches since our inception in 1999. A Coaching Community is a local group of people with an interest in all things coaching, meeting up generally on a monthly basis. We've revamped our coaching communities website to make it even easier for you reap the benefits of getting involved.
Posted 2198 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
Coaching comes in many different forms helping people from all different walks of life. We try and let as many people as possible know all about the power of coaching through our free 2 day coaching course but if you'd like to hear it from someone else then read on to discover electrical wholesale entrepreneur, Andy Smith's experiences.
Posted 2205 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Tips
Anthony Robbins said: “There are no un-resourceful people, just un-resourceful states”. What does it mean? It means that you have always, at all times, the resources within you to face every situation in the best way you can.
Posted 2212 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
Effective thinking does take a bit of work. It takes a bit of creativity, the ability to generate ideas, identify opportunities and most importantly ways to action them!
Posted 2219 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 2226 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, Tips
We thought that you might be interested to hear some top tips from coaches that have been there and done that with their coaching qualification. Read on to see what words of wisdom students past and present have for you, knowing what they know now!
Posted 2240 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, NLP Articles, Tips
The power of our beliefs system is immense. If we all developed an understanding of the thoughts and ideas that we automatically have, those that we no longer question when they appear at the forefront of our minds; then we could all be leading a better life through banishing the negative chatter.
Posted 1510 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Our needs include: winning, pride, ego, curiosity, personal power, love, recognition, creativity, success, self-esteem, accomplishment, peer approval, emotional security, belonging, and freedom. Just the knowledge of those needs can help us to identify our own drivers or motivation.
Posted 2247 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, Success Stories, Tips
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.
Posted 2289 Days Ago in: NLP Articles, Tips
Albert Ellis, a giant of modern psychology and one of the pioneers of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy observed that our beliefs are often absolute and rigid. As a result, the demands we make of the world are littered with words like ‘should’, ‘must’ and ‘have to’
Posted 2289 Days Ago in: Executive Coaching Articles, Tips
The amount of paperwork created on a daily basis can sometimes be overwhelming. It is said time spent on paperwork is the single biggest time waster in today's workplaces. It has also been estimated that each piece of paper on our desks will distract us 5 times throughout the day.
Posted 1714 Days Ago in: NLP Articles, TCA Corporate, Tips
Why do some people have more self-belief than others? Why do some people 'get on with it', while others prevaricate? Is self-belief innate within us, or is it a skill that can be learned?
Posted 2317 Days Ago in: NLP Articles, Tips
You are continually creating your own reality. At this crucial time in the world it is more important than ever to consciously choose to create a better reality – for yourself and for the world.
Posted 2325 Days Ago in: Personal Performance Coaching, Tips
Limiting beliefs are those things you believe about yourself that place limitations on your abilities. Limiting beliefs are simply assumptions about reality that are not true. In order for our actions to have the greatest positive effect, we need to have beliefs that are as close to reality as possible - deceiving ourselves will take us further from the goal.
Posted 2324 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Success Stories, Tips
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.
Posted 2330 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
How do successful people think? What drives them? If you truly understand their belief systems, levels of commitment and positive attitudes toward life and integrate these ways of thinking into your own belief system – you should be able to succeed at anything you put your mind to.
Posted 2330 Days Ago in: In The Spotlight, Personal Success, Tips
I love learning and I was ready for a new challenge so I read the brochure from The Coaching Academy and came along to a one day event – and I was hooked!
Posted 1615 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 2338 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Tips
The temptation when setting up in business is to try to appeal to as wide an audience as possible. Experienced coaches and marketing specialists warn however this is not the path to success but a fast route to frustration and ultimate failure. Defining your niche and speciality is crucial to your financial success as a coach.
Posted 2352 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, TCA Corporate, Tips, Trainer in the Spotlight
How do you butter your toast? How do you pack your case before going on holiday? How do you relax at the weekend? How do you deal with stressful situations? How do you respond to people who cut you up on the motorway? Your answer to each of these questions tells you something about your patterns of behaviour or habits.
Posted 2359 Days Ago in: Life Coaching Articles, Tips
Problems arise when an obstacle prevents us reaching a goal. An objective is something we have decided we need to achieve; an obstacle is anything that prevents us achieving an objective.