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Every client presents with a unique set of challenges

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Goals, success, health, relationships and finances are among the top five areas that many clients want to work on.

Every client presents with a unique set of challenges, circumstances and background and I believe that however long their list of situations, there is a common theme running through them all and it can be summarised in just two words; happiness and contentment.

Each client’s quest for happiness and contentment will be Read More

The Secrets of Getting Started As A Coach

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The biggest secret of coaching success is that there are no secrets. Life coaching is about the practical application of proven procedures with commitment. Although there are no trade secrets, there are several tips that established coaches have learned from hard work and experience.

Starting a new practice may seem a daunting prospect and indeed, it is a big step into your future, but the really good news is that you do not have to change or vary your current life style too much. Life coaching is one of the few professions that you can sample with minimum cost or risk before committing yourself fully. Then, by the time you want to commit, you will have already created a small practice. As long as you can allocate at least four hours each week, you can use them to dip your metaphoric toe in the rewarding water of life coaching. Read More

Summer Sales Dip

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Some coaches may be going into a summer sales dip when, like many other professionals, you may experience a reduction in enquiries and sales. It can happen in summertime (especially if you have not been spending 40% of your time working on your marketing pipeline as I fully explain on our diploma course) and yet many new coaches experience panic if their phone doesn’t ring as often as before.

The good news is that, in early September, it will all pick up again. There isn’t really a lack of demand; it is just other priorities take precedence at this time of year – like Read More

Maintain an accurate and fair perspective about events

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On the same day that my first snowdrops came into bud, a leading politician said that she could ‘see green shoots of recovery’ in the global financial situation. In the local newsagent’s shop a young child pleaded with her father for ‘just another 2p’ to buy a comic. The nearby daily papers had front page stories of banks ‘losing’ billions of pounds. Later there were two removal vans in the road. A family was moving out to a rented flat after redundancy meant they had to sell the family home for less than they had paid for it. A young couple were moving in, clearly excited and delighted at their ‘bargain basement’ opportunity to get on the housing ladder. Read More

Accentuate the positives in your life

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You can hardly ignore the news stories and headlines about recession, depression, inflation, stagflation and various other financial and credit-crunching buzz words.

Although you may not be able to ignore them, you might also feel that there is little that you can do to change them either. It is the need for reminders that, whilst it is uncomfortable to be between a rock and a hard place, there is always something that we can do. We can examine and, if necessary, change Read More

Quest For Happiness

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Goals, success, health, relationships and finances are probably the top five issues that many coaches are asked to deal with.

Every client presents with a unique set of challenges, circumstances and background and I believe that however long their list of situations, there is a common denominator to them all and it can be summarised in just two words, happiness and Read More