All powerful coaches know that no matter how wonderful and transformational a coaching session is, it cannot reach its true potential until it's brought down to earth in terms of effective action steps that implement the discoveries and new awarenesses created in the session.
Building a business takes time and a coaching business is no different. Every business I’ve ever created has taken years to mature and get stable. Everyone will go through this when building their business. These days I try to support new entrepreneurs with that knowledge and ask myself how I can best help them along that journey.
As people take on the idea of leadership and really begin to step into the shoes of a masterful leader, we begin linking leadership to legacy. What could be the widest and furthest reach that your leadership could extend? If life was a savings account for humanity, how could you give back what you have received, and with interest? How can we invest in the next generation
The beginning of a new year has the appeal of an exciting and promising time. Many people experience the flow of new ideas, fresh motivation, and ambitious personal goals during this time. And yet, towards the end of January, most of us realize that having strong determination and clear goals are not all it takes to make them happen.
For many small and home-based businesses, like coaching, there is a point around the end of the year (usually starting with American Thanksgiving and ending well into January) when normal business stops operating. You might find yourself coasting through well into the new year with not a whole lot of new business. This is where I buck the trend and do the opposite and take advantage of this slow period. I call it "The Holiday Hustle" – a strategy I’ve created and put to use each year as the holiday season approaches.
In the personal development world today, there seems to be two major camps – the goal setting or 'intention' camp, and the presence or 'attention' camp. A balance between the two basic kinds of awareness – intention and attention – is at the heart of human development. So how do you integrate the two?
The “Blue Ocean Strategy” is an ingenious metaphor from the same-titled book by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. In a nutshell, companies find bigger profits whenever they can find untouched 'blue oceans' (new areas of business where competition is irrelevant), instead of the highly competitive and blood-filled 'red oceans'.
Erickson Coaching International is proud to announce its restructured and augmented The Art & Science of Coaching program, designed to provide our learners with a richer learning experience and the right coach training path that better fits their unique goals.
I decided to attend coach training with the intention of investing in myself. It was not hard to find the right program thanks to my previous professional life. I decided to take my first step and started The Art & Science of Coaching program.
Everything started with that small step. I thought everything would easily fall into place towards personal development, but that was not the case. Here is my story of the journey to becoming a coach.
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