Multiple Streams to Build Income

Have you considered adding multiple streams of services and products to build your income? When I started coaching, I imagined I’d make enough money from individual coaching sessions or monthly coaching packages to justify owning my own business. I structured my fees. I found prospects that wanted to do an inquiry session. I converted prospects [...]

By |2016-03-31T05:44:04-05:00March 31st, 2016|Articles|

Convey Coaching Value: 1 Solid Strategy

You wanted to become a coach, but you're not sure how to convey coaching value. You invested in coaching education, but you're not sure how to successfully apply it. You wrote a business plan, but you're not sure if it will succeed. Now what. What will propel you forward and grow your business? ICF Competency #7: Direct Communication It’s one of the [...]

By |2015-12-23T09:00:10-06:00December 23rd, 2015|Articles|

Marketing Skills: How to Attract New Coaching Clients

Building a website, getting on Facebook, tweeting three times a day, search engine optimization, article marketing, highlighting keywords… with all the marketing techniques available, it’s no wonder you feel overwhelmed. Much like a parent who is busy buying every toy available for his child that he forgets to spend time with him, a conscientious coach [...]

By |2015-10-28T15:28:14-05:00October 28th, 2015|Articles|

Top 5 Mistakes New Coaches Make Launching Their Coaching Business

Congratulations! You’ve finished your coach training, received your certification, and you’re ready for business. But there’s just one problem — the phone isn't ringing and no clients are coming in. What gives? Don't Make These Mistakes Launching Your Coaching Business Chances are you may be making one of these five common mistakes: You wait for [...]

By |2015-10-16T12:08:35-05:00October 16th, 2015|Articles|

A Manifesto for Christian Coaches

What’s a manifesto, and why do Christian coaches need one? Building a coaching business is hard. Really hard. But… it will change lives. Your life. And the lives of those you coach. Thus, on this difficult and rewarding journey we need to plan, prepare, and most of all, commit. A manifesto is a public declaration [...]

By |2015-10-13T17:21:22-05:00October 13th, 2015|Articles|

Business-Building Quiz: Do You Have the Seven Key Qualities You Need to Succeed?

Your parents probably didn’t know you’d become a coach entrepreneur the minute you popped out of the womb. If they had, they might have done things differently, such as integrating Internet marketing, cost accounting, finance, and more into your curriculum of life. But they didn’t, and that’s okay. If God wanted an army of MBA’s, [...]

By |2015-10-09T07:02:50-05:00October 9th, 2015|Articles|

Extend Your Influence and Reach More Clients

Are you looking for ways to reach more people and tell them about your coaching services? Building your platform could help. Platform building is simply another way of saying "extending your influence," or marketing your services to reach more people for maximum impact. Join Platform University's Influence and Impact Summit, October 6-13, 2015 for free. [...]

By |2015-10-06T10:40:43-05:00October 6th, 2015|Articles|

Essentialism for Christian Coaches

“The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” ~ Lin Yutang “Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin?” “Are you often busy but not productive?” Business writer and consultant Greg McKeown poses these questions in his landmark book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. According to McKeown, “If you answered yes to [...]

By |2015-09-15T07:24:06-05:00September 15th, 2015|Articles|

Are You a Conflict Avoider?

One of the toughest lessons I've had to learn  is handling conflict well. As a residence assistant on my hall in college—at the ripe age of 20—I can recall a few instances where I could’ve benefited from some training in conflict management. Guys on the hall didn’t always see eye to eye, and I didn’t always [...]

By |2015-09-03T08:00:08-05:00September 3rd, 2015|Articles|