Working as a coach

Our Berlin Community Share Their Coaching and Training Journeys

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At Animas we are so proud of the vibrant and thriving community of students and alumni that we have helped to create across Europe. We also love hearing their thoughts around their personal development and training journeys. With this in mind, we asked some of our Berlin-based graduates and coaches-in-training…

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Falling in Love with Coaching

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With Valentine's day arriving a couple of weeks ago, I've been spending some time since thinking about the concept of 'love'. I've been thinking about the things that I love, the things that bring me joy, energy and enthusiasm. My partner, family and friends. The music that I love to…

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What Are You Leaving in Your Wake?

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Our work as coaches can be beautifully rewarding. The breakthroughs, the 'A-ha' moments, the smiles, the tears, the transformation. Facilitating the growth of those that I work with, helping them to find their own answers and in turn effect profound change in their lives is a dynamic which I am…

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How Do You Find Your Voice?

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What is your coaching voice? While I'm not talking specifically about your literal voice, it definitely plays it's part. But really what I'm asking here is, what is it that makes you 'you'? What is your style, your approach to coaching? How do you combine these elements and more to…

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Keeping the Vision Alive

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What motivates you? What keeps you pushing forward when it gets tough? What’s your coaching vision? These are questions that you may, or may not, have answers to in the present moment, but I’d like you to keep them in mind as you read this article. I have been thinking…

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Identity: Is It Truly a Healthy And Realistic Concept?

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So what is identity? I didn’t want to look it up in a dictionary but rather think of what came up for me as my own definition. So, let me share with you what I think identity is. It is formed from our internal perception of ourselves, combined with how…

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Practice, Presence and Trusting the Process – My Key Takeaways from an ICF Core Competencies Hot Seat Coaching Event

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I take part in a lot of coaching events, and always leave with some key takeaways. Whether around myself, the way that I coach, personal growth, or things that might improve Animas and the impact that we have as a coaching school, there are always things that I leave with.…

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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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Top Tips for Building a Successful Life Coaching Business

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Just like building any kind of business, creating and sustaining a successful life coaching business can be an idea that is filled with excitement and big ambitions, but that can prove to be a challenging endeavour in practice. It’s certainly doable but it takes persistence, patience, tenacity and perhaps most…

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