Posted 34 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Since graduating in 2016, our qualified coach Kris Verle has set up a thriving online coaching business. For Kris, technology has allowed him to run his life coaching business entirely online from Bali, while organising retreats internationally and with the freedom to live and work anywhere. We caught up with this TCA alumnus to learn more about his experience of studying with us, and his top tips about coaching.
Posted 41 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
After graduation with TCA in 2017, our accomplished Life Coach, NLP Practitioner and writer, Gabriela Brandy left her job and launched her own coaching practice. She has since been able to make a living as a writer and coach, whilst also being able to travel, create, teach, inspire and connect with amazing people all over the world. For Gabriela, coaching isn't simply a set of techniques to learn, but a way of life and that she couldn't have got where she is today without it. As Gabriela points out, 'That's the thing about coaching. It's always there for you - if you're prepared to take a moment and look."
Posted 48 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Having spent the last decade working in banking and finance, I always felt that I wasn't really doing what I was supposed to do in life. I constantly had side interests, such as being a Special Constable with the MET police, then becoming a listening volunteer with the Samaritans. However, it was attending the TCA's Foundation weekend that truly set me on the right path. I signed up there and then to be a Protege Student.
Posted 48 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Go back a decade. Spot me leaving the office bang on time because my job bores me. Follow me as I drive within a mile from home and pull into a layby. Watch as I dig into the bottom of my handbag for the precious book that will help me get through the next twelve hours. I allow myself fifteen minutes with my nose in Susan Jeffers' End the Struggle and Dance with Life and then drive home formulating excuses as to why I'm late.
Posted 54 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
This week our accomplished coach, Sharon Halliday, shared with us her challenging and rewarding coaching journey and how coaching enhanced her career. With a background in both corporate management and consultancy training, Sharon found coaching is another important skill in her toolkit. Sharon has since been using coaching tools and techniques as part of her daily life and enjoys how coaching has profoundly impacted her work/life and her clients' lives.
Posted 58 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
It was a heart-to-heart chat with a dear friend that inspired me to act; to begin a major shift in the direction of my professional and working life - after spending 15 years in education. I had already trained as a teacher, a counsellor and I now decided to enrol with The Coaching Academy. That was the start of my coaching journey.
Posted 79 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
During my training at The Coaching Academy (TCA), I was told many times the importance of 'finding a niche’.
Posted 89 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
After 20 plus years working within the education system as a teacher and a trainer before adding coaching to my skills, I am only too aware how driven people within the education field can be by external targets and goals.
Posted 107 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Have you ever wondered why some people always seem to have enough time? Whereas other people are always busy and rushing to finish tasks at the last minute? More often than not, it comes down to time management.
Posted 292 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
The GROW Model is the most well-known and widely used coaching tool. It is used by coaches to help their clients set clear and attainable goals to further their professional or personal development.
Posted 299 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Cliodhna O’Dea, our accomplished coach shares how she was inspired to turn her passion for personal development into a fulfilling coaching career. Cliodhna discovered coaching after meeting an inspiring graduate of The Coaching Academy and has since transformed her life. We hope you enjoy…