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Juliet M. Dujmovic - Don't be afraid to have a go and make mistakes

This week's Coach in the Spotlight is Juliet M. Dujmovic, who chose to pivot from the construction industry to become a life coach to young women and brides-to-be. Read more about Juliet's s journey and discover how personal experience can help you not just find, but create your niche by spotting a hole in the market!

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Posted 10 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Stepping up in times of uncertainty - A message from our CEO, Bev James

As a coaching community, we all agree that what we're focusing on is our choice. Here at The Coaching Academy, we're focusing on showing up for our community, supporting those in need and upskilling in a changing climate, starting with a special message from The Coaching Academy's CEO, Bev James.

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Posted 10 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Helping parents & grandparents in the health crisis

How do you celebrate with your loved ones when you can't even hug each other? TCA Trainer and leading UK Coach Ann Skidmore shares an insightful and powerful message about how she celebrated Mothers Day with her elderly mother in this health crisis.

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Posted 18 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

7 Ways that Coaching can help Narcissistic Abuse survivors recover

Ronia Fraser is a Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Coach who won International Coach of the Year at the 2019 International Coaching Awards. Today she's sharing more about the role coaching can play in the recovery and healing journey of a narcissistic abuse survivor.

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Posted 18 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Rachael Bushby - Coaching is about hope and opportunity

This week our Coach in the Spotlight is Rachael Bushby, who found her path as a wellbeing and confidence coach and now works with adults as well as young people to help them uncover their best self.

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Posted 25 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Katie Newman 'The 5 big lessons I learned in my first 6 months of being a coach'

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Katie Louise Newman who experienced a common graduate dilemma after qualifying as a life coach - she had no clients, no actual business. Not letting herself get overwhelmed, Katie got to work to build a successful coaching practice. Today she shares the 5 big lessons she learned in her first 6 months of being a coach!

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Posted 25 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Coaching to heal from Narcissistic Abuse with Ronia Fraser

We caught up with the inspiring Ronia Fraser, International Coach of the Year, for a glimpse into the life of an award-winning coach. We travelled from London to the British seaside and talked about her Narcissistic Abuse Healing programme as well as her coaching journey. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 32 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mental Health & Coaching: A Therapist's Perspective

Rebecca Tucker is a Psychological Life Coach and CBT Therapist who won the Best Newcomer Award in the 2019 International Coaching Awards. Today she's sharing her best guidelines with TCA students and not only, on protecting your mental health as a professional.

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Posted 32 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Anne Anttonen - Why not focus on succeeding?

Did you find a career you love from the first try? Or did you have to go through multiple jobs and industries to get to where you are? This week's Coach in the Spotlight, Anne Anttonen, changed her career 7 times before discovering coaching.

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Posted 38 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

From student to award-winning coach in less than two years: Rebecca Tucker

We caught up with our inspiring and award-winning coach, Rebecca Tucker, for a quick Q&A after the 2019 International Coaching Awards. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story!

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Posted 39 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Davinder Rana - If you want to achieve something, you will make it happen

Have you ever felt like you don't have enough time to achieve something? Many people wish for more time in the day to accomplish their dreams. And there are people who don't wish, they just do.

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Posted 45 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Unlocking the secret to great teamwork

Do you ever wish that you could wave a magic wand and suddenly your team would understand all that you want to say, your intentions and your goals behind it? Or maybe you wish you'd have telepathy and understand how your coworkers prefer to handle different projects so you can create an enjoyable working environment?

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Posted 46 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Chris Green - Delivering long-lasting change

Some people are passionate about teaching and sharing their knowledge but if you ever shared your expertise with a room full of people you might notice that it doesn't always lead to long-lasting change. Chris Green is one of these educators and he decided to find a different way to empower business owners.

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Posted 52 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

The 5 soft skills you need to succeed as a coach

One of the first things that people ask when they first hear about The Coaching Academy is who can become a coach? The simple answer is - anyone. In this article we're sharing the most important skills TCA students need to demonstrate to succeed as a coach.

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Posted 52 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Julia Davies 'Connecting with your values and priorities makes choices easy to face'

Have you ever stood in front of a crossroad, not knowing which route to choose? Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Julia Davies, who simplified her life and choices by connecting with her personal values and priorities.

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Posted 59 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

5 Simple Reframing techniques to use in your everyday challenges

Reframing is a powerful technique in the toolbox of a successful coach but it's also a great tool to help make small changes in our own lives. In this article, we share 5 everyday challenging situations where reframing will help set your mind at ease and align your behaviour with your intention.

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Posted 59 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Ruth Carter - 'The GROW model never let me down'

This week our Coach in the Spotlight is Ruth Carter, who chose to qualify as a life coach at a later stage in her life and is committed to facing all challenges that come with it. Read Ruth's inspiring story below!

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Posted 67 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Great leadership is about learning to connect with your team! Mastery Series: Sharon Lawton

Have you ever wondered how you can become a better leader within your team? Are you looking for new tools to motivate more effectively and decrease conflict in the workplace? TCA Trainer Sharon Lawton argues that the answer lies in better communication, using the powerful behavioural model of DISC.

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Posted 67 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Tania Zayets - Coaching for personal and business invention

International competitions, workshops and women empowerment groups - what do these things have in common? Our Coach in the Spotlight of the week, Tania Zayets, who shares how coaching can benefit individuals, teams and businesses alike!

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Posted 74 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Begin with the end in mind

Stephen R. Covey's famous 'Begin with the end in mind' habit is a staple in the toolbox of a successful coach. If you've been wondering why to try it, how to put it in practice and even how to handle challenges that come with it - we're sharing it all in this article.

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Posted 74 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Sue Bassett - 'It's not too late to begin'

This week our Coach in The Spotlight is Sue Bassett, who proves it's never too late to begin, having started her coaching journey at 60 years of age as a grandmother of 11 children!

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Posted 81 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

9 Key Ideas to Build and Change Your Habits

For many of us, the first days and weeks of January bring with it a desire to make a change. This is where habits come into the picture.

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Posted 81 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Fiona Stimson and Aga Kehinde - 'Coaching through cancer and chronic illness'

This week our Coaches in the Spotlight are Fiona Stimson and Aga Kehinde, who found success and support in their partnership after completing their diplomas and now work together to support those impacted by cancer and chronic illness.

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Posted 88 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

7 Questions to reflect on the end of a year

With the start of a brand new decade, you might be excited to plan for the future. Dreaming up your plans for the year, setting goals and getting absorbed in the ideas for the future can be one of the most fun parts of January. But before you go down the rabbit hole, you might want to consider the power of reflecting on the year that just passed.

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Posted 88 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Harkiran Bhogal - 'Using coaching skills in the classroom'

This week our Coach in the Spotlight is Harkiran Bhogal, who uses her coaching skills as an integral part of her teaching career. We hope you enjoy this inspiring read!

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Posted 109 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Kate Bishop - 'Discover all you can about yourself'

This week our Coach in the Spotlight is Kate Bishop, who since completing two Diplomas with The Coaching Academy, has set up a successful coaching business.

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Posted 109 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

5 Gratitude Prompts for the Holiday Season

Gratitude is a mood that expresses appreciation for what one has. It is a recognition of the simple pleasures and is often independent of monetary worth. Generated from within, expressions of gratitude are an invitation to ebb criticism and keep frustration and anxiety at bay.

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Posted 116 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Why it's important to take chances

There comes a time in life when you may be faced with making a choice that could involve taking a chance. Maybe you want to change careers, start your own business or study for a new qualification.

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Posted 116 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Julia Bauer - 'Coaching across languages'

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Julia Bauer, who shares her experience of coaching in another language. Julia, who is originally from Germany, undertook her Diploma with TCA in the UK, and this gave her a unique insight into coaching across languages and cultures.

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Posted 123 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Konstantinos Panagiotous - 'Invest in yourself!'

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Konstantinos Panagiotous, who shares more about discovering coaching in his previous job, and how his training shaped his mindset.

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Posted 123 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mastery Series: Ann Skidmore on vision and passion

We've launched a monthly Mastery Series to offer you top tips from our accomplished team and trainers. In this week's blog, specialist coach and trainer, Ann Skidmore shares the importance of having a passionate vision and how to connect with this.

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Posted 130 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

International Coaching Awards: Meet our Winners

Coaches help transform the lives of so many, and The Coaching Academy believes that the outstanding work achieved by its coaches deserves recognition. The International Coaching Awards was created to celebrate our community and recognised their success over 10 different categories.

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Posted 130 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Nataliya Reed - 'Empower yourself to make a change'

Our coach in the spotlight today is Nataliya Reed, who found coaching after her values and priorities shifted.

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Posted 137 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Mastery Series - Pam Lidford's 10 things to consider about values

Values are what matter to us most; they underpin what's important and what we focus on. Our values exists, whether they are recognised or not. They drive our choices and decisions, encompassing our motivators and fears, ultimately helping us take action (or not take action).

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Posted 137 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Elizabeth Wyn-Davies - 'I felt so privileged to be part of such a fantastic event!'

We caught up with our inspiring and award-winning coach, Elizabeth Wyn-Davies for a quick Q&A for the Coach in The Spotlight column.

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Posted 144 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

4 Happiness habits to cultivate

Happiness is an electrifying and exciting state. It is often defined in a multitude of ways, usually encompassing more than a positive mood and including a sense of living a good life.

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Posted 144 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Tracy Hart - 'Helping people move from good to great'

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Tracy Hart. A former executive for an Oil & Gas company, leading an international team, Tracy shares how she fit her Diploma around her busy life and how she is now using her coaching skills. We hope you enjoy her inspiring story.

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Posted 151 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Afua Kudom - 'Coaching has enhanced my career'

Our Coach in the Spotlight today is Afua Kudom, who shares how coaching has enhanced her career and role as a Careers Consultant in the higher education sector.

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Posted 151 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Are ANTs keeping you stuck in negativity?

Automatic negative thoughts, dubbed as ANTs by Dr Daniel Amen, pop into our heads routinely and are overwhelmingly pessimistic. These thoughts can trap us in negativity and unconsciously weigh us down.

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Posted 158 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles

Caroline Hallows - 'I was able to make sense of my own journey'

Our Coach in the Spotlight this week is Caroline Hallowes who shares how training to become a qualified coach helped her realign her purpose.

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