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7 Strategies for Securing More Coaching Clients

One of the most common challenges as an executive coach is securing more clients. You want to spend most of your time coaching leaders and making a difference. As a consequence, marketing and sales often get pushed into the background until your calendar starts to look too empty.  But, getting clients doesn’t have to be complex or time-consuming. It only…

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Closing new coaching engagements is rewarding but can be challenging, too. When executive coaches, after several meetings and calls with prospective clients, still hear a “no,” they’re left wondering: What do clients want? To answer this question, we first need to consider what clients don’t value as much as many…

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