The lost art of listening

In this day and age, it’s extremely rare for an adult to leave their home without their cell phone. Why is that? They might miss a call, or an important…

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The essential secrets to start coaching today: Step 9

Empowerment and Managing Progress: This is the point where the relationship between you and your client is at its most important peak. You want to guide your client to creating…

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Worry is wasteful – here’s how to stop it

“Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Mark Twain Worrying is wasteful. It absolutely drains your mental function and keeps you in a paralyzed state. Some argue…

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Why you need to strategically plan your life

The time will pass anyway – you can either spend it creating the life you want or spend it living the life you don’t want. The choice is yours. You…

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Why successful people wake up at 5 a.m.

Many studies make connections between success and waking up early. Morning people are more proactive, and proactivity is linked to better job performance and greater career success. Executive leaders and…

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The essential secrets to start coaching today: Step 6

Direct Communication  There is nothing more frustrating than ‘beating around the bush.’ In the coaching space, the best coaches give their clients the gift of direct communication. Sometimes, your client…

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5 ways to unleash your creativity

“Creativity is as important as literacy.” Sir Ken Robinson hits the nail on the head in one of the most watched TED Talk of all time as he discusses how…

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The essential secrets to start coaching today: Step 5

Powerful Questioning:  Every masterful coach shares the same secret weapon: the ability to ask the RIGHT questions – in just the right way. Everyday questions will elicit some sort of…

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The essential secrets to start coaching today: Step 4

Active Listening:   The best conversationalists are active listeners that listen intently, rather than focusing solely on their response. It is imperative that we remember that the client, not the…

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The essential secrets to start coaching today: Step 2

Co-Creating the Relationship: Healthy and fulfilling relationships are important bonds to establish and maintain in life – that we sometimes take for granted. It’s wired in our cognitive coding that…