Working As A Coach

How Coaches Can Find Coaching Jobs After Qualifying

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Great news! You’ve finished your coursework, completed your practice hours, and you’ve finally qualified as a coach. Now, how do you find coaching jobs? Whether you want to work independently, or as part of a workplace, here are some tips to help you find clients. Action begets action, and before…

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Executive Coaching in a Nutshell: What You Need to Know to Decide if it’s for You

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The popularity of coaching as an approach to personal and professional development and change continues to grow, and this comes as little surprise to us. As a transformational coaching school we know the power of coaching as a means for transformation, and it would seem we are not the only…

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Creating Rituals: Tips for Staying Well When Coaching Online

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Whether by intention, or by the intervention of that pesky global pandemic, most coaches now find themselves in a situation where the majority – if not all – of their work is being delivered remotely. In a world where WiFi has made its way onto Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, being…

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The Journey of a Life Coach: “I Didn’t Plan it This Way!”

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I remember my first coaching session well. The client was a friend of a friend. I was charging her £5 and wishing I wasn’t charging her anything at all. I went to her flat – an idea that seems incomprehensible to me now but at the time, you know, anything…

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Scrimp Not – The Power of Contracting in Coaching

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Many things have changed over the course of the years around how I coach. I’m hoping that the rabbit-caught-in-headlights look of the early days of client work has dissipated! Similarly, the clumsy advice-as-question ruse has faded away over time. I reach less and less for a model or tool to…

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Why A Career In Life Coaching Can Be So Rewarding

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Many people embark on a life coaching career precisely because they believe it to be so rewarding… They aren’t wrong, but what specifically about a life coaching makes it so worthwhile? PASSION, LOVE AND ENTHUSIASM Think about giving career advice to a young person yet to enter the world of…

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8 Steps to Go on a Voyage of Discovery with Values

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As coaches, one of our main functions is to offer a mirror to our clients so they can get a better understanding of who they are. We do this through a combination of enquiry, reflection and challenge, along with a range of activities that support the uncovering of blind spots…

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Coaches Reflect: Coaching Advice to Myself Starting Out

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As coaches, we don’t give advice to others – but that doesn’t stop us from giving advice to ourselves! We chatted to a bunch of experienced coaches and asked them what coaching advice they would give themselves at the start of their coaching careers; what good habits they wish they’d…

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9 Powerful Types of life Coaching Questions

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Powerful questions lie at the heart of every great coaching relationship. The right life coaching questions can help your clients get clear on their goals, break down internal thought barriers, and test long-held and limiting beliefs. Powerful questions also create an awareness and understanding of things that were perhaps unknown…

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