Teresia LaRoque's Blog Postings
"I never thought when enrolling in Erickson Business Center's 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." - Sandra Chéry, Career Coach
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. Now it’s time to ask for the financial commitment.
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.
Do you feel a little shy or sheepish about asking for coaching referrals? If you do, I strongly encourage you to grab your hesitation by the horns and handle it – right now – because that little twinge of reluctance can have a hugely detrimental impact on your success.
You have done a great job marketing your services, you have captured their contact information (they are part of your database) and now you must consistently nurture your prospects. I've learned that nurturing is a critical quality for a successful coaching business. What do I mean by nurturing?
One thing we know for sure is that it takes a different mindset to become a successful entrepreneur then to be a transformational coach.
Strategic alliances are a very powerful way to get exposure for your business. By aligning yourself with a person or group that also serves your target market (but is not in direct competition with you), you can dramatically increase your visibility and promote your business to a larger, more targeted audience than you could ever reach on your own.