At the beginning of 2010, what were your ideas for the year? Reflect back on what you have done well and what you have enjoyed this past year. Now look forward, what is your plan for 2011?
If you are reading this blog post, chances are that coaching fits in with your plans for 2011. Whether you are using coaching skills on the job or building a coaching business, 2011 offers new opportunities based on coaching client needs and wants, it is an open door to creating opportunities.
In 2011, many employers are focusing on how to retain good talent. What does that mean to coaches? You are part of the solution! Think about niche areas:
* Coaching Managers and Supervisors (the number one reason people leave a job is their boss)
* Future Leader’s Coach
* Job Candidate Coaching
In 2011, the baby boomer generation begins turning 65 and as a whole, they are looking at their lives and wanting something. What does that mean to coaches? You are part of the solution! Think niche areas again:
* Life Legacy Coaching
* Fulfilling Retirement Coach
* New Phase Coaching
In 2011, an increasing number of women are moving in to leadership roles in the workplace. What does that mean to coaches? You are part of the solution! Think niche areas again:
* Coaching to Excel Professionally
* Leading in the New Economy Coach
* Coaching Women with Wisdom
Research the niche that excites and motivates you for new information and new ideas. Decide how your coaching is unique, and how to position yourself with your target market.
In the next post business ideas that work followed by a post on marketing your coaching business in 2011.