Four Ways to Avoid the Comparison Trap

Comparison. It’s a deadly trap that left me, as a new coach, discouraged, defeated and paralyzed. I remember waking up each morning, fueled by excitement at the thought of building my coaching business. But as I surfed the Internet for help, I’d stumble across coaches who were older, wiser, smarter, and richer. How could I [...]

By |2015-11-09T14:16:15-06:00November 9th, 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|

What is Professional Christian Coaching?

Are you a professional Christian coach? Do you sometimes struggle to find the right words to answer potential clients' questions? What is coaching? What makes it professional-grade coaching? What is distinctly Christian coaching? Let’s parse out all three parts of that phrase—Professional Christian Coaching—and examine each of them. What is Coaching? The “ICF (International Coach Federation) [...]

By |2015-10-23T11:37:26-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Articles|

Professional Christian Coaching TODAY Podcast Launches Today!

We are so excited to share with you a brand new professional Christian coaching podcast that launches today. Whether you're a professional coach, a pastor, church leader, or someone interested in learning more about coaching, the new Profesional Christian Coaching TODAY podcast is for you! Professional Christian Coaching TODAY is a podcast dedicated to informing, inspiring, [...]

By |2015-10-20T10:59:38-05:00October 20th, 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|

Get Coaching Clients: Stop Selling, Start Serving

Year after year, I hung my head in shame. While all the other Girl Scouts earned their cookie-selling badges with ease, I could barely get my Mom to buy a single box. Selling was just not my thing. So, imagine my dismay the day I discovered that to get coaching clients I was supposed to [...]

By |2014-12-17T09:00:38-06:00December 17th, 2014|Articles|

3 Ways God Can Grow Your Business While He is Growing You

On those slow months when the phone doesn’t ring and business doesn’t come, do you ever wonder what’s going on? Has God forgotten you? Is this coaching business really from Him? When profits plummet, doubts crowd in. That’s when I recall that while I spend my days trying to grow a business, God spends His [...]

By |2014-07-24T01:00:29-05:00July 24th, 2014|Articles|