“I have a $10,000 contract! I will process the payment soon.” “I have a new client! But I cannot reach her since she signed up.” Any of these sound familiar? These are both typical examples of “thinking” you have a sale. But in reality, you cannot rely on a new sale, until payment has been done. […]View Post
How do I set my fees? I’m glad you’re asking, because this is one of the most controversial topics among business owners. The worst answer you could give is this: “Well, I look at what my competitors are offering and am using that amount as a benchmark.” False! You are NOT like your competitor – […]View Post
In PART 1 of this article, we covered the two first steps of transitioning – experiencing coaching and acquiring coaching skills. (Read previous post.) Now let’s move on to the third and fourth step of transitioning.View Post
I don’t know if there are exact statistics on how many new coaching businesses go bust or are closed every year, but it must be a huge number. And not necessarily because there is something wrong with those coaches’ skills, but sometimes people get into this adventure with false expectations.View Post
Having gone through the chaotic process of setting up my businesses, I can state with confidence that I now know what to start with – by creating your own coach branding. Because it is not enough to know (and to market) that you are a coach. Sorry for the bad news, but there are thousands of coaches are there. The million dollar question is: What is the essence of you, the coach? Read on…View Post
The word “coaching” has become a hype word and yet, many people still do not know how to really define coaching. Wherever you go, wherever you look, you come across people calling themselves coaches in the most different areas of life. But: are they really coaches, or are they trainers, teachers, consultants, therapists, counsellors, gurus, experts, mentors or best friend?
So, before making up your mind and stating “I want to be a coach”, let’s clarify what we mean by coaching at all. Read on…View Post