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  • OtherSideofMe

What’s It Like to Be on the Other End of Me?

Several years ago I was on a business trip listening to an audio book by one of my favorite leadership gurus, Dr. Henry Cloud. The book, now a highly acclaimed volume in the recent leadership literature, is entitled Integrity: The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality. I […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Articles, Leadership|
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Emotional Self-Care for Coaches

Coaches devote a great deal of time, energy, and resources to building their business and serving their clients’ needs. But investing so heavily in your business and the lives of your clients and neglecting emotional self-care can deplete your emotional reserves, leaving you frustrated, angry, […]

By |August 28th, 2015|Articles, Self-Care for Coaches|
  • MistakeWeb

As a Coach You Will Make Mistakes. Here’s How to Handle Them.

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein

As a professional Christian coach, you will make mistakes. It’s not a matter of if you will make a mistake but when.

Recall the last mistake you made. Did you inadvertently charge a client […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Articles, Businesss Skills|
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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 […]

By |August 20th, 2015|Articles, Coaching Certification, Life Coaching|
  • EthicsWeb

ICF Updates Code of Ethics

In its ongoing efforts to remain relevant to ICF Members, credential holders, and the coaching profession, the International Coach Federation (ICF) periodically reviews and revises existing processes and policies. To that end, the ICF periodically reviews its Code of Ethics.

According to a recent ICF Member […]

By |August 19th, 2015|Articles, Ethics|
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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 […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Articles, Coaching Certification, Life Coaching|
  • PuzzleWeb

Transitioning from Consultant to Coach: Offering Advice vs. Offering Expertise

As a former business consultant in a new coaching career, I consistently felt an inner tension between trying to “facilitate a monologue” versus “giving advice.”

Not only did I freely give advice as a consultant, but many of my coaching clients knew my experience in business […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Articles, Coaching Skills|
  • womanatdeskWeb

Characteristics to Look for in an Executive Assistant

Hiring an executive assistant was one of the smartest decisions I’ve made since becoming a professional coach. Instead of trying to do everything myself, I’m free to focus on what I do best—meet with clients, prepare for speaking and training events, and focus on continuing […]

By |August 6th, 2015|Articles, Businesss Skills|
  • FirstImpression

Making a Good First Impression

“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” How many times have you heard this said? The truth is it takes just two or three seconds for someone to form an opinion about you based on your appearance, facial expressions, dress, […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Articles, Marketing|
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Coaches, Help Your Clients Learn to Dance

I coach leaders who want to follow Christ and have an impact through their lives. They could be ministry leaders, corporate leaders, emerging leaders, or established leaders. Regardless of the scope of their influence, I enjoy helping clients learn to dance.

Below is a tool that […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Articles, Coaching in the Church, Coaching Skills|