Posted 606 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Early last year I received (group) coaching aimed at figuring out 'what next?' After 16 years in a corporate role, I knew I wanted to do something different career-wise, but I wasn't sure what.
Posted 613 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Louise Cox shares with us her story of becoming a Relationship Coach
Posted 655 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When someone uses the word brave the images that immediately come to my mind are soldiers fighting on the front line or people battling illness. So when I recount the story of the last year of my life and people use the word brave to describe it, it never used to ring true.
Posted 676 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
This week is International Coaching Week 2015, so we thought it a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the benefits of being a coach.
Posted 1663 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Personal Success
It is important to recognise, clarify and understand your core values. Values can easily be overlooked. They can be elusive, because much of the time they operate ‘in the background’, out of conscious awareness. Once values have been revealed, they can be used to guide actions and behaviours.
Posted 1691 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success
I went along to the 2 day Coaching Academy course as I had been offered voluntary redundancy and hoped the course would help me in my personal decision making. In the event it did much more than that. I saw that here was an opportunity to develop my coaching skills and turn my passion into a new career.
Posted 1740 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight
The Coaching Academy struck me as a respectable organisation and the 2 day free certificate course seemed too good to miss. Following my two days in London I realised that coaching was the career I wanted to follow and within days had signed my measly redundancy payout to the Coaching Academy and signed up to the Personal Performance Diploma. From that day in February 2011 I haven’t looked back and forged ahead with the course which I thought was exceptional.
Posted 1761 Days Ago in: Personal Performance Coaching, Personal Success, Tips
Lucy has been struggling with a poor self-image for the past six years. She felt unattractive and strongly believed that men didn’t find her sexy. She had a successful career as a management consultant but could not stop feeling bad about herself. Through our sessions, I discovered that Lucy had a younger sister. This younger sister was the pretty one, the one who got all the boys, according to Lucy.
Posted 1789 Days Ago in: Approvals & Endorsements, Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Articles
The question is; how do you know if you’ve chosen the right niche? I have some experience I would like to share with you about the pain of choosing the wrong niche and my path to finding the right one. In the early days of setting up my coaching practice, I went about choosing my niche, and I decided quickly that career coaching was the one for me.
Posted 1733 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, In The Spotlight, Personal Success, Success Stories
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.