New Motivation Tool! What Words Inspire YOU To Take Action?

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As coaches, we all know that the words we use can significantly impact how we feel. Which words most inspire you to take action? Which words demotivate you?

We all know that using words like "Should", "Ought to" and "Have to" can be demotivating, but do you know how demotivating? What words inspire you the most? Does it make a difference what words you use when it's something you want to do - as opposed to a chore? Well, using a simple scoring system this *NEW* Get Motivated! What Words Inspire You? Coaching Exercise helps your clients understand just that Read More...

10 Rules to be Happy in Business: Graphic for You to Enjoy & Share

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We made this Graphic for you as we're focusing on business this month. It flows from the Make 2015 YOUR Best Year Ever Graphic which asked questions to look at what you want from the year ahead. Now we want you to enjoy it!

Which of these 10 "Rules" could you focus on more to be happier in your business?

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9 Great Books For Life Coaches

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9 Great Books for Life Coaches

You may also like Books for the Business, Career, Leadership or Executive Coach and Books on Coaching and your Coaching Practice. Have we missed an important book? We'd love you to email us here!

Recommended Reading for Life Coaches: Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers. This book title pretty much says it all. And yet there's so much more to it! The fear thoughts cause us so much more suffering than just doing it! Business Career Executive Personal Spiritual Youth (selectively) Take Time For Your Life by Cheryl Richardson. Read More...

Effective Group Coaching 101: The 5 Key Skills Any Group Coach Needs! | By Jennifer Britton

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Group coaching is continuing to take root in many different forms these days. From group coaching processes that are part of a leadership development initiative, to public groups bringing together individuals with a common focus, group coaching is an "intimate conversation space".  In today's world group coaching provides an important space for conversation, dialogue and reflection for small groups of individuals. The synergistic experience of being part of a peer learning process is at the heart of the group coaching experience, which is grounded in the individual goals of each participant and, where applicable, the collective goals of the group.

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Balance & Self-Care: Are We Doing Enough For Our Clients?

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We live in societies that place great value on results - achievement, qualifications, status and success - often at great personal expense. Many people work themselves extremely hard - ignoring what their bodies and minds are telling them. But what's the point of success, a great career - if you're always stressed, overwhelmed, don't see your family and friends (or are grumpy/tired when you do see them)?

What I find interesting is that whilst balance and self-care are central to many life coaches' practices, it seems that in the corporate world these words are tiptoed around (even though we Read More...

Balance & Self-Care Toolkit: Step by Step Guide on How and When to Use These Tools!

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We live in a society that rewards us for achievement, qualifications, status and success. Many people work themselves extremely hard to get there - ignoring what their bodies and minds are telling them. But what's the point of success, a great career - if you're always stressed, overwhelmed, don't see your family and friends (or are grumpy/tired when you do see them)?

This article about our Balance & Self-Care Tools and Toolkit was written in answer to a request for more information on how to use our toolkits more effectively. These articles are also helpful if you're looking for a Read More...

Soulful Coaching Questions For You: Happy Valentines Day! | By Guest Author Ben Dooley

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In the movie, in "Don Juan DeMarco" (1994), Johnny Depp as Don Juan says, "There are only four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same - only love."

In truth, this is one sexy movie, full of romance and sweetness. And the quote says it all.

Imagine for a moment that you're really clear on what is important to you. I mean, so important that it's not only worth dying for, but worth Read More...

Make 2015 Your Best Year Ever! Graphic for You to Enjoy & Share

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We made this Infographic for you (and for ourselves too!). It follows on from our Celebrate YOUR Achievements! Infographic which looked back over last year - and now we're asking you to look to the year ahead.

Take 30 minutes of quiet time and ask yourself what a full, rich year ahead would look like!

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SPIRO - A New (To You) Goal-Setting Model

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People seeking change is a powerful driving force in human nature. When clients seek out a coach they're looking for change, so setting effective goals is a key part of coaching. If your clients COULD do it on their own - they would have. Instead they have sought out your help so we need to make sure the goal is achievable, establish whether it's what they really want, see where they're getting in their own way, set specific actions to move them forwards, hold them accountable etc. And a goal-setting model/acronym is really helpful as a framework to help us Read More...

Celebrate YOUR Achievements! Infographic

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We made this Infographic for you (and for ourselves too!). Take 20 minutes of quiet time to give yourself a pat on the back and reflect over the past year before setting goals and moving into 2015!

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