Research conducted by Columbia University’s Community College Research Center has shown that students who enroll in online courses are far more likely to withdraw from, or fail, the course than students in traditional classroom-style courses? Attrition rates can be as high as 90% in online classes. Why so high, you say? While online learning can be […]read more
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In my last blog I shared the Foundation 500 List, a tool you can use to transform yourself into a Master Networker. A vibrant network is the foundation for a successful coaching practice, but it’s only the groundwork. The way we build upon this foundation is with consistent follow up. There are many articles […]read more
This great article by Monique Valcour in Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled “You Can’t Be A Great Manager If You’re Not A Good Coach” discusses how powerfully motivating it can be to make progress at something that is personally meaningful. She notes that “when a job involves leading others, the most important thing a leader […]read more
Where do you go to get the strategies, support and confidence you need to create a coaching business that truly thrives? The Passion Into Profit program is a six-month online course that will teach you how to: ~ Market your business in a way that feels fun and authentic ~ Structure your business […]read more
Six months ago, I thought that I had a good idea as to what life coaching is all about. On occasion, I had informal contact with a few successful local coaches via my networking circle, and have shared some great conversations with them about life and professional goals in general. Sometimes I felt inspired by […]read more
The International Coach Federation (ICF) lists one of its core competencies in coaching, and part of the credentialing process, as active listening. Active listening is defined as: “The ability to focus completely on what the client is saying and is not saying, to understand the meaning of what is said in the context of […]read more
This week, Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday, making her the oldest woman in the world. Born in 1898, she holds a Guinness World Record but says that her life didn’t seem that long and that she is very happy to be 117 years old. In fact, there are actually five people born in […]read more
In my last blog we explored the importance of aligning your business with your ideal life. Now I want to take it a step further by answering the question, what does a coaching business model look like? This process will help you get clear on what your business is and what it can be. It will enable you […]read more