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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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Most companies train their executives and managers in one form or another on how to lead employees. But, leaders seldom learn how to effectively influence up or across their organization.…

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Why Words Alone Won’t Change Behavior and What Will

An unshakable hope persists in organizations that people will exhibit desirable behavior when they hear just the right words in the form of company values or leadership models. Executive coaches,…

5 Storytelling Tips Every Coach Should Know

Everyone loves a great story. For thousands of years, stories have taken people on emotional journeys, changed their patterns of thinking, and moved them to action. A powerful way to create greater impact in your practice is to harness the power of storytelling in your coaching.    The Power of…

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Beat Inertia with this Simple Exercise

Happiness and meaning – the two things we all want more of in our lives. However, how much of happiness and meaning are we actually experiencing on a daily basis? The answer is probably “not enough.”  The uncomfortable truth is that our default response in life is not to act…

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What is the Golden Rule Fallacy?

A western principle called the “Golden Rule” states that you should treat others the way you would like to be treated. In the context of friendship, the Golden Rule serves us well to understand fairness and forge healthy relationships. But what happens when the Golden Rule is applied in the…

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Why Perception is the Catalyst for Change

Helping leaders change their behavior for the better can be challenging. What is even more difficult is changing others’ perceptions of a leader’s behavior. We found out why this is the case and how you, as an executive coach, can help to turn the tide and impact both positive change…

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How to Boost Employee Engagement

Employee engagement returns to the agenda of HR departments and executives on a frequent basis. After all, happy and engaged employees are more productive. Organizations spend millions of dollars to measure the engagement level of their staff and develop programs to improve their scores, but oftentimes they face disappointment when…

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One Action to Make Change Happen

It’s not what you might think it is. It’s not deciding what to change, soliciting ideas or apologizing to people whom you wronged in the past. The most important action you can take to achieve lasting positive change is…follow-up!   Why Follow-Up Matters It’s the number one difference-maker in the…

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