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I’ve worked with hundreds, if not thousands of entrepreneurs, and I can assure you that every one of them had a different idea of success. For some it was a six-figure income; for others, it was generating full-time income on part-time hours. Some wanted to inspire people; others wanted to educate.
Have you ever heard yourself say "I am not ready"? I am not ready to integrate my coaching skills into my career, I am not ready to “go public” with being a coach, I am not ready to ask for a raise, I am not ready to charge for my services, I am not ready for a career change, etc?
I cannot remember the exact moment or when the concept of my relationship to my coaching business was introduced during the Erickson Business Center, but I do recall my brain’s reaction when it successfully snuck through my perceptual filters. Teresia had thrown the curve ball question --“What is your relationship to your business?” The ‘Big Error’ message came up in flashing neon lights, what is Teresia talking about?
I was recently inspired by the commitment demonstrated by our nanny and thought I would share more on the power of commitment! Rose finally got her visa for her family to move from the Philippines to live with her in Canada. She has
CEOS and company owners often complain to me that they just cannot get their sales reps to pick up the phone and call their customer rather than relying so heavily on email. Members of the sales team tell me their bosses are out of touch and that prospects prefer email and rarely check their voicemail. So who is right?
A few years ago Marilyn and I visited the Great Wall of China with Jack Huang. What an experience!
There are many benefits to being a professional coach, from the financial aspect to the personal satisfaction of seeing others reach their full potential. It is exciting to complete the extensive life and business coach training required for such an influential profession, plus the continual drive to learn more everyday keeps a coach motivated.