The Best of 2016: 10 Most Popular Articles, 5 Most Downloaded Free Resources & Top Products!

OK, so we reviewed our articles and blog posts for the year, looking at comments and shares social media likes and clickthroughs from various sources! It's not an exact science, but we did our best! The big surprise? How popular infographics are - so we plan to create a few more in 2017 🙂

We now have over 21,000 newsletter readers from 175 different countries. Wow - coaching really is now utterly international!

Here are the Top 10 Articles from 2016! Enjoy:

  1. (Infographic) Does Life Coaching Really Work? Coaching Benefits Your Clients Should Know! This was by far our most popular post from last year (see right)
  2. Documentary Review: "Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru" (lots of discussion)
  3. How I Found My Perfect Coaching Niche & The Question That Helped! (beautiful, inspiring story)
  4. 10 SMART and Unusual Goal-Setting & Action Planning Tips (Infographic)
  5. How to Use Byron Katie's "The Work" to Breakdown Your Inner Critic! (inspiring)
  6. REFRESH Your Life! 9 Coaching Questions & Journaling Prompts (Infographic)
  7. 4 Ways Writing Retreats Offer Soulful Renewal & Inspiration (journaling inspiration)
  8. 5 Things to Know About Sample Sessions & One Way to Get Better at Them (helpful)
  9. How to Create an Active Facebook Group & Learning Community (doable tips)
  10. How to Use Journalling to Help Clients Overcome Their Inner Bully! (great tips)

Our Most Popular - Top 5 - Free Downloads of 2016:

This is more of an exact science! Here are our top free resources from last year:

  1. Wheel of Life Template with Instructions    (downloaded almost 35,000 times!)
  2. Client Info Sheet TEMPLATE    (almost 19,000 times)
  3. 21 Questions to Extraordinary Goal-Setting    (16,797 times)
  4. Intake Session TEMPLATE Checklist    (16,150 times)
  5. BLANK Coaching Wheel    (14,084 times)

And our Most Popular - Top 5 - Products of 2016:

And finally, here are our biggest sellers from last year:

  1. Career & Life Coaching Resources, Tools & Exercises MEGAPack! - All our life and career coaching tools in one place
  2. Welcome Pack Toolkit - Get started with a new client
  3. Renew YOU, Love Your Life! Coaching Program - New last year, a 3 month program including guides & marketing materials
  4. Small Business Coaching Toolkit - 30 great coaching tools organized into helpful areas with guide
  5. Extraordinary Goal-Setting Toolkit - 9 awesome goal-setting tools and exercises (currently on special!)


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Contributing Author:

Abena Baiden (she/hers) GMBPsS is the ACC- and ICF-trained founder of Positively Flourishing. Abena runs adult and teen coaching programs to promote wellbeing and personal development with her practice firmly rooted in the values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. If not in the classroom or coaching space, you'll find Abena studying for her doctorate (which focuses on coaching in education) or exploring the world from her latest base as an international educator and coach. Lift the lid a little more here

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