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Coaches, Move Away from the "Why?" Questions

At an in-person Christian Coaches Network International conference years ago, I heard a coaching demonstration that changed how I coach from that day forward. An experienced coach worked with a volunteer “client” and masterfully deepened the client’s awareness. He listened carefully, helped the client sort through details, and at one point asked the client, “What did that represent?” “What [...]

By |2015-11-02T08:42:49-06:00November 2nd, 2015|Articles|

Coaching Credentials: Sorting the Options

You finished your coach training course and were awarded a coaching certification.  Congratulations!   Now, why would you want an additional credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF) or the Christian Coaches Network (CCN)?  What is the value of a credential from a source independent from your training school?  Coaching Certification from Coach Training Schools Training [...]

By |2015-08-20T08:38:32-05:00August 20th, 2015|Articles|

Professional Coaching Credentials: What You Need to Know

Lately I’ve heard stories of new coaches who have invested money and time into coach training that did not get them to where they wanted to be.  They paid money for training that didn’t lead them to the professional credentialing that they were seeking.  They were very disappointed to learn they would have to basically start [...]

By |2015-08-18T09:00:45-05:00August 18th, 2015|Articles|

How to Keep Your Coaching Business on Track

Before I became a coach when I worked in the corporate world, I had a habit of creating weekly reports that communicated my work activities of the week to my director. I thought this habit might be helpful to continue when, ten years ago, I established my coaching business. So I incorporated this practice into my [...]

By |2015-07-29T08:17:48-05:00July 29th, 2015|Articles|

Using Life Satisfaction Assessments in Life Coaching

Most professional life coaches use some form of life satisfaction assessment. While the format may vary from school to school, the assessment itself is essentially the same. Significant areas of life are highlighted with instructions to rate the level of satisfaction in each area on a scale from 1 to 10. The tool helps clients [...]

By |2015-07-11T06:32:20-05:00July 11th, 2015|Articles|

What to Include in Your Coach's Welcome Packet

Welcoming new coaching clients with a formal welcome packet and intake forms helps your clients maximize their sessions with you and contributes to setting a solid foundation for coaching success. Hopefully, your coach training included instruction on putting together intake forms and orienting your clients in your initial sessions. Each training program offers unique recommendations [...]

By |2015-06-29T10:35:19-05:00June 29th, 2015|Articles|