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Posted 451 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Last week we hosted an accelerator week for international students and I popped along to say hello. It was lovely to meet with coaches from all over the world and when getting into discussions with some of them I noticed that some coaches were clear on their coaching niche and others wanted some guidance.
Posted 1718 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. Iím pleased to say that I enjoyed it immensely and found it an inspiring 2 days, and knew I wanted to pursue coaching.
Posted 1732 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 1760 Days Ago in: Ask Bev, Bev James, Coaching Articles, Do It or Ditch It
Most coaches have an absolute passion for the work they do. Many will say that coaching isnít hard work because they find it such a pleasure. Their core motivation is rarely a desire for riches Ė most are driven more by the wish to make a tangible difference to peopleís lives.
Posted 1788 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles
As the UK summer is in its final days, the bank holiday is over and many of us are suffering from holiday blues; it's a prime time to increase motivation and make running your coaching business like a holiday. It is an interesting fact that most people spend longer planning a two-week holiday than they do planning their workload during the other fifty weeks of the working year. Why is that? It is because they want to make maximum use of their time. They want to get maximum value for money.
Posted 1816 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
Posted 1822 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
For once I followed my heart. Initially this meant relocating from South Africa to England to set up home with my soon to be husband. However the experience of building a very new and different life, at a time when most people are comfortably settled into a rhythm of life heading towards retirement, soon became a journey that changed more than my marital status. My South African career had been tough but rewarding.
Posted 1830 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Life as a coach or NLP practitioner can be remarkably rewarding. The pleasure of helping people make huge leaps in their lives and overcoming major blocks is a joy and a privilege. But the path to finding yourself personally and establishing yourself as a professional coach can be a challenge. Every year I meet many professionals whoíve done their training and are talented and lovely people but who struggle to find their way, place and style. Many fail find to develop a practice thatís satisfying personally and that pays the bills financially.
Posted 1894 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy Info, Tips
Posted 1907 Days Ago in: Approvals & Endorsements, Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Articles
The question is; how do you know if youíve 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 1851 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.