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Getting the Financial Commitment

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You booked and delivered a great complimentary coaching session with an ideal client. The client is coachable and committed to big results, and you can really feel the synergy between you. Great!   Now it’s time to ask for the financial commitment.   Suddenly, there’s a knot in your stomach (where did that come from?) […]

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How Coaching Helps You in Everything You Do

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Ever since Amanda McGranahan took the Art and Science of Coaching course from Erickson, it’s affected how she approaches all challenges, in and out of the office.   Today, working as a Regional Engagement Manager in a major multinational company, she’s part of a trend in companies to include coaching as a benefit to their […]

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Who Was Milton Erickson?

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Neuro-Linguistic programming (NLP) and the Solution Focused Counseling approach grew out of a study of a number of the most successful American therapists and leaders. Who was Milton Erickson amongst them? Legends in their own time, they included Milton Erickson, after whom the College is named. It is widely acknowledged that those outside of a […]

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Explore Entrepreneurship: Turning Your Passion Into Profit!

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Are you considering turning your Passion Into Profit? If growing a sustainable coaching business is on your radar, join me for Explore Entrepreneurship, a free 90 minute webinar that will introduce you to the Erickson Business Center and all the resources available to you as a coach.   The upcoming webinar takes place on Wednesday, […]

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Qualifying Your First Coaching Clients

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You’re a newly-minted coach looking for your first clients – or soon, about to be. Stop scrambling and start strategizing.   Teresia LaRocque (the Coach’s Coach) is a Director of Entrepreneurship and Business-Building Mentor for the Erickson Business Center. She has been a pioneer in the coaching world, receiving the International Coach Federation’s Master Coach […]

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The Solution Focused Power of Gratitude

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“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and […]

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Finding the Right Assistant [ICF Blog]

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Originally posted on the ICF Blog. In my last post, I emphasized the value of hiring an assistant. I explained why administrative support makes sense at every stage of your business development, from the moment you launch your coaching practice. There are different types of support you will need at different times. The type of […]

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Are You Part of The International Coach Federation Community?

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I was inspired to blog this information after reading the most recent ICF newsletter. It was packed with  practical advice and tips on marketing and business building and so much more. (You can find a copy of the newsletter here).   It reminded me of what a rich resource we have by being a part […]

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Training the Trainer. How to Get Started

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Learning is hard. Learning how to train others might be even harder – since it’s often difficult to separate out how we’d like to train others while avoiding some of the bad habits we might have seen in previous educational experiences.   After all, throughout our lives, we’ve all probably had a mix of phenomenal […]

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