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Perceptions

A tale that gives us insight is the story of a beautiful young woman who has a boyfriend that wants to marry her and asked her to marry him.  Because she is blind, she says, “no, I can’t marry you, … Read more

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Step One: Positivity

By, Janine Sunday Certified Master Coach (Center for Coaching Certification) ICF Member https://www.leanintochange.net A coach’s job is to ask questions that move a client into a positive, hopeful, confident mindset. Once this mindset is achieved, the “doing” begins.  Clients tend … Read more

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Connecting with Clients

ICF Research tells us that the top two sources of new clients are referrals and public speaking. Sometime coaches hesitate to ask for referrals.  Perhaps they don’t want to impose, or they think they are too new or they are … Read more

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Coaching Competencies 5 and 6 Speak to Diversity

Competency 5. Maintains Presence says, “is fully conscious and present with the client, employing a style that is open, flexible, grounded, and confident.”  The openness and flexibility call on us to adjust to diverse clients.  5.1 says we are to … Read more

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Meet Pandora Ray, host of our weekly Free Coaching for Coaches group as well part of the CCC Business Development Team

Pdotray@gmail.com Pandora Ray is a fabulous coach here at the Center for Coaching Certification who does our Group Coaching on Fridays.  CoachSupport@CoachCert.com Pan grew up in North Carolina and went to a women’s college in in the bay area of … Read more

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Changing Priorities

Clients change their priorities.  For some, simply exploring what they do want in all areas of their life creates awareness of different priorities.  Tools help clients self-assess what they say is important versus where they put their time and energy.  … Read more

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Meeting the Challenge: Engaging New Coaching Clients

Coaches that completed their coach training share one of their big challenges is engaging new clients.  Part of it is a fear of selling, part is a lack of confidence, and part is a lack of knowledge as to how … Read more

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How does the symbiotic relationship of Being and Doing play in to coaching?

Sometimes a client is faced with an urgent challenge and focuses on the Doing.  The deep learning and meaningful change come with the Being. In any given coaching session, it is the client’s choice to focus on one, the other, … Read more

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How to Build a Coaching Business

Building a coaching business means putting your business plan and marketing plan into action and doing the work involved. Initial steps for becoming a coach and then getting started were covered earlier, as was getting clients.  Once you have done … Read more

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Remember this: Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

Planning takes time.  Time to think, explore, consider, reflect, define, choose, prioritize, strategize, and get specific with action steps.  The barrier to dedicating time for planning is, ironically, time!  Think about it – how often do you dedicate the right … Read more

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