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To Become a Highly Successful Coach
Posted 7 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
My self-development journey has taken me full circle through a career as a veterinary surgeon, programme manager and management consultant and back again. My first experience of coaching was on the Leadership Programme for one of the Big 4 consultancy companies. I was writing my business case for promotion and through the coaching process, I realised that whilst it was a great job that paid well, it didn’t fit in with my personal values. I wasn’t desperately unhappy, but something just wasn’t right. I ended up writing my business case to leave the firm and return to vetting, taking a considerable salary cut but doing something I loved.
Posted 42 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
It was one day in late 2015, when I had a moment of realisation: even though, through my role as a manager, I had spent lots of time and energy encouraging others to develop themselves, my own development had been static for too long. In essence, I was not acting on my own advice. It was at this point that I decided that I needed to move forward, and that it was finally time to address my own personal development!
Posted 1680 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 1680 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
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.
Posted 1771 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
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.
Posted 1778 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
I booked onto the free 2-day course at the end of February and went along to day 1 slightly uncertain of what I was going to encounter, but very definite in the knowledge that I wanted to learn as much as possible about myself and others. I’m pleased to say that I enjoyed it immensely and found it an inspiring 2 days, and knew I wanted to pursue coaching.
Posted 1784 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 1834 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 1841 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Academy News, Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles
Have you been checking out the weekly Virtual Seminars/Webinars from The Coaching Academy? Since September 2005, The Coaching Academy have run Virtual Seminars every other week during which experts in a whole variety of different areas of interest to coaches have been interviewed.
Posted 1918 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 1931 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight
My name is Piotr Jankiewicz and I qualified with The Coaching Academy in Corporate and Executive Coaching Diploma. I have always been interested in learning and development. The drive for improvement has been present in a number of areas in my life – as an athlete, a secondary school teacher, an in-company communication trainer, an entrepreneur and a coach. When I was a teenager I was very much into sports and hoped to make it to the Olympics.