Over the last 8 years I have enjoyed the pleasure of being a Mentor Coach for Coaches seeking their International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach, and Professional Certified Coach credential. Some weeks I get the opportunity to listen to as many as six Coaches using their skills to expand their client’s awareness, create workable actions plans, […]read more
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First you were inspired and trained to become a coach. Then you began doing what it takes to create a sustainable, successful business. Now what? Well my friends, the learning never ends. It’s easy to become complacent after coaching for awhile, and becoming too comfortable with yourself and your skills is a slippery slope to be […]read more
I often get asked the question, how do you keep from creating a co-dependent relationship with your coaching clients? Solution-Focused Coaching’s goal is to create independence in the client, and when done properly it actually leaves very little room for any type of co-dependency to develop. Take a simple example like investing in the […]read more
The Life Wheel (or the Balance Wheel) is a powerful coaching system used by many life coaches to help their clients find a better balance in key areas of their life. This wheel is a great way of visualizing your life’s journey, as Marilyn Atkinson, PhD demonstrates during “The Art & Science Of Coaching” course to new coaches: Coaches […]read more
“How can I become a coach to help other people with their problems when I’ve got my own problems?” That question, or some variation thereof, is probably the most common reason most prospective coaches express when they hesitate to enroll in a coach training course. It’s also a pretty awful reason to put off […]read more
“I never thought when enrolling in EBC’s Passion Into Profit program that I would see such results so quickly! I now have 15 paying clients (in 5 short months) and much more confidence, self-awareness and self-worth. Thank you Teresia for being such a generous mentor. You continuously inspired us to stretch ourselves, to go beyond […]read more
When was the last time you watched a video online? Checking out a friend’s Facebook post? Embedded in an online magazine? Browsing YouTube on your smartphone while waiting for the bus? If it’s noon, you’ve probably already watched a clip of something. More and more, video is the medium folks are checking out online – […]read more
This is an article from the ICF Coaching World , August 2013. It was written by Dr. Janet Baldwin Anderson, ACC, who’s details can be found at the end. A huge thank-you to both Janet and the ICF for this amazing piece of work! A couple of years ago, I learned a powerful lesson in mindfulness […]read more
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?) […]read more