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This blog assists new and established coaches and those wanting to embrace life coaching as a career with independent information, coaching tips and practice growing strategies.

How to Become a Small Business Life Coach

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Many life coaches are attracted to the niche of coaching business owners, whether it be for startup or business growth.

It's an interesting and profitable coaching specialty with high demand.

Read on what it takes to successfully combine life coaching with small business coaching and the boundaries you need to be aware of.

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Finding Coaching Jobs in the Workplace

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For those coaches who want to work within an organisation either as an employee or contractor, this article will give you the low down on how to go about it.

I covers the various ways your services can be engaged and paid for and some valuable tips for success

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Some Interesting Career Coaching Case Studies

“Career
Career coaching is a fabulous life coaching niche, with lots of opportunities for compiling interesting case studies.

Things are not always what they seem when someone comes to you for career help.

You can read and maybe learn from these career coaching experiences and how they worked out.

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How to Leverage Your Marketing and Get Clients

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So many coaches have challenges marketing themselves to get clients.

Here's one way of reducing the time you spend on marketing by getting on the books of organisations, or on the team of other coaches, who offer to hire out coaches to individuals and businesses.

I also give you some important tips on how to make sure you are getting a good deal before you commit to working with them.

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Life Coaching Case Studies to Learn From

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I believe there is often no better reinforcement of coaching skills than reading and learning from case studies.

Here are some of mine on some of those personal issues such as confidence and communication, which can crop up with clients whatever your niche.

You can also check out a new book by Marilyn Franklin that is an amazing source of case study wisdom here https://amzn.to/44cUnEn

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Make Your Business Card Memorable

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Handing out business cards may seem old fashioned these days but having a physical business card to share can still be one of the most effective marketing tools.

Unfortunately many business fail to do the job of effectively promoting you.

This article discusses why a business card is still a good idea and is full of ideas to make your business card really memorable and “work” for you. Enjoy!

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Make Your Business Card Memorable

“Business
Handing out business cards may seem old fashioned these days but having a physical business card to share can still be one of the most effective marketing tools.

Unfortunately many business fail to do the job of effectively promoting you.

This article discusses why a business card is still a good idea and is full of ideas to make your business card really memorable and “work” for you. Enjoy!

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Finding a Strategic Partnership for your Coaching

“Strategic
I was recently approached by someone who wanted to set up an alliance where we could cross-promote each other. I did a bit of research and it turned out that whilst it looked as if it would be a great opportunity it wasn't really going to work.

So, if you are thinking of forming an alliance with another business or practitioner to help grow your coaching business (and they can be hugely beneficial), read my article on what to watch for and how to make sure it will be a winner.

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Do you know the history of life coaching?

“History
Have you ever wondered how the profession of life coaching came into being?

Take a moment to read about the history of life coaching, its founder, Thomas Leonard, and how it evolved into the dynamic and different profession it is today.

Also take a peek at his incredible book The Portable Coach, available on Amazon https://amzn.to/3S7k83m

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Is Your Home Office Working For You?

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Are you looking to setting up or improving your home office coaching space.

This article will help you decide what needs doing and investing in to make it efficient and pleasurable to coach from.

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Is Your Home Office Working For You?

“Life
Are you looking to setting up or improving your home office coaching space.

This article will help you decide what needs doing and investing in to make it efficient and pleasurable to coach from.

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Do you know the history of Life Coaching?

“History
Have you ever wondered how the profession of life coaching came into being?

Take a moment to read about the history of life coaching, its founder, Thomas Leonard, and how it evolved into the dynamic and different profession it is today.

Also take a peek at his incredible book The Portable Coach 28 sure fire strategies for business and personal success on Amazon https://amzn.to/3S7k83m

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The Secrets of Successful Blogging

“Blogging
Writing guest articles and comments on a coaching related site can be a great way to raise your profile and attract potential clients.

But there are important Do’s and Don’ts about where to put your efforts and the traps to avoid so you don’t waste your time.

This Guest Blogging Guidelines for coaches will help you get it right whether you are posting on another site or vetting contributions to your website.

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The Be, Do Have Coaching Model Simplified

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The Be Do Have process so useful in all goals coaching models can be hard to explain to your clients.

But once they understand it and what it involves for them, the path to their goals will be so much clearer.

Here it is simplified, with some useful examples for you to incorporate into your coaching.

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How to Swap Your Coaching Effectively

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When you are starting out as a coach and want to get as much experience as you can swapping your coaching for with another new coach or in exchange for something else can seem like a good idea

However you need to make sure it its going to really work for you as there is a lot that can go wrong.

I’ve put together some guidelines in this article to help you make sure you get a good deal and don't end up feeling resentful and out of exchange.

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How to Make a Great Coaching Resume

“Resume
Your resume is your so important “first impression” when looking for a coaching job.

But it is sometime hard to get the right balance between professional and personal information.

Have a look at the section in my article on finding coaching jobs that will help you get your CV/Resume and LinkedIn profile effective and engaging.

And maybe consider in investing in this excellent book.

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Make Your Discovery Session Work Better For You in 2024

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Are you uncertain what to ask and what to do in your Discovery Session with a prospective client? Help is at hand with my really useful Mastering The Coaching Discovery Session eBook.

Check out some of the questions to ask and useful hints for a successful session in this preview.

And for this month only, as a boost to your coaching in 2024 I’m offering a 40% discount on all four of my eBooks to subscribers of my Life Coaching Accelerators You can sign up on my home page.

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Don't Miss Out On Your New Year Gift

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Just a reminder to give your coaching profile a boost in 2024 with a free copy of my eBook "How to Use Speaking to Promote Your Coaching” - a practical guide to becoming a confident guest speaker.

All you have to do is subscribe to my free Life Coaching Accelerators and you’ll get instructions to download a copy - no other strings attached and you can unsubscribe at any time:). Of course this gift offer is time limited so check out the details here and don’t miss out.

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A Gift to Enhance Your Coaching and Grow Your Business

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Give your coaching a real boost for 2024 by signing up for my free Life Coaching Accelerators and get your gift of “10 Simple Ways to Jumpstart Your Coaching Business".

And as a special bonus during this holiday season, you can download a free copy of my eBook "How to Use Speaking to Promote Your Coaching" a practical guide to becoming a confident guest speaker.

Each of my Accelerators is drawn from my 25 years as a life coach and delivers information and tips to enhance your coaching and grow your business that go beyond what you may have been taught in your life coaching training.

Plus, as a subscriber you become eligible to receive, giveaways, extra coaching resources and special discounts on my eBooks - The Life Coaching Professionally Series. Click to subscribe and don’t miss out.

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Mastring the Art of Coaching Online

“Mastering
Although since Covid coaching online rather than in person has become commonplace, transitioning to it can still be quite a challenge but it’s a skill worth mastering. Do read on where I discuss the benefits and skills of online coaching for both the coach and the client.I also give you lots of tips and tricks in using online platforms including how to look and sound your best.

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Last Chance To Save Money On Coaching Tools

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Absolute last chance to SAVE money (and time!) on Coaching Tools for your coaching practice.

Get 25% off sitewide at The Coaching Tools Company - only until 27 November.

Check it out and don’t miss out on fabulous tools to enhance your coaching and grow your business whatever your coaching niche.

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Money Saving Alert on Coaching Tools!

“Coaching
The Coaching Tools Company is having a HUGE Blowout Sale right now! 25% off all their wonderful brandable tools only until 27 November!

Whatever your coaching niche you'll find an invaluable tool or toolkit to enhance your coaching or grow your business.

Check out the coaching tools, forms, exercises and more on offer here:.

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Setting Up Your Life Coaching Business

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What is your biggest challenge in setting up your coaching business? This article will guide you in the right direction.

You’ll find some essential information about the systems and the legal protections you should put in place, marketing and fee suggestions, as well how to create an efficient and comfortable work space for in person or online coaching.

Let me know if I’ve missed anything.

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Finding the right marketing strategy for YOU!

“Effective
When it comes to getting help with your marketing to attract quality clients, it’s a jungle out there. So many options, so many plans, so many marketing gurus offering help. It really is “caveat emptor” buyer beware. This article will help you find the right marketing plan for you and avoid expensive mistakes.

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Avoiding Hidden Payment Fees

Getting paid through an online payment system without paying excessive fees that reduce your income can be quite a challenge. I’ve just added a new article on online payment methods to my Life Coaching Professionally website. It tells you where those hidden fees are and shows you how to best get paid to avoid them

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A Toolkit To Help You With Your Career Coaching

Even if career coaching is not your specific niche, you will find many of your coaching clients will ask for help either choosing, changing, or improving their job or career. 

An excellent tool to have at your fingertips for such occasions is the Career Coaching Toolkit from Emma Louise Elsey of the Coaching Tools Company. Check out the 10 wonderful tools, all brandable to your coaching business.  

The best news is that during June 2023 you can buy it at the 20% discount price of just $49.

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How To Set Your Life Coaching Fees

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Working out what to charge for life coaching depends on so many things such as your coaching niche, demographic, qualifications, experience and so on.

It's also a matter of what you feel comfortable with and you may need to experiment.

Here’s some useful information to help you determine your life coaching fees, traps to avoid and the best ways to get paid.

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Effectively Networking Your Coaching

“Effective
Getting out there and meeting people and networking is an essential part of attracting quality clients whether in person or through online social media.

In this article I show you where to find the best networks and lots of do's and dont's for effective networking to successfully build your coaching profile. Have fun!

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Learn to Use Speaking to Promote Your Coaching

“Promote
Knowing how to confidently present to an audience, in person or online, about how you coach is a sure way to add to your reputation as an expert and attract clients.

In my eBook “Using Speaking To Promote Your Coaching”, you can, for the price of a coffee and a muffin, get the low down on how to get started, overcome speaking nerves and become a confident presenter and guest speaker.

You'll learn how to craft a successful presentation and avoid some common speaking and logistical traps. Check out a taster of the content:

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Finding The Right Life Coach Mentor or Supervisor

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So are you thinking working with a coach mentor or supervisor. Someone to hold your hand through those early sessions and maybe help you grow your coaching practice.

Here’s an article to help you decide which is right for you and all the things you need to know and ask to make the best choices.

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