Posts by Life Coach Training Institute

How to maintain a client and what happens if a client doesn’t reach their goals and wants to end the coaching relationship?

How to maintain a client and what happens if a client doesn’t reach their goals and wants to end the coaching relationship? In this question from a recent coaching call, Paul answers this questions and shows you how to maintain a client through: The importance of setting small goals along the way The importance of defining success with a client The importance of affirmations and validating clients The importance of challenging belief systems The importance of getting the client to take ownership and accountability The importance of ongoing evaluation The importance of modifying goals as you go along NOTE: This freebie
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How to Set Up a First Coaching Session & Things to Avoid

Setting Up Potential Clients into a First Coaching Session   Things to avoid when attempting to setup the first coaching session The opportunity to have a first coaching session can arise in several different ways. Examples: • Sometimes an individual connects you with a prospective client. • You are out networking and you meet a prospective client. • In much rarer cases, a prospective client who you’ve never met calls you. In any case, there are some things to avoid in those initial conversations. First, let me tell a couple of do’s: • Do listen to the individual and allow
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The Explosive First Coaching Session

< Previous Jumpstart Videos The Explosive First Coaching Session   We’ve done a tremendous amount of work in order to get you one-on-one in front of a potential client. In most cases, you don’t have a client locked into an agreement before that first session. What this means is that a few things need to take place within this session that enables you to lock them in as a client. 1. Trust, credibility, and likeability gets solidified. I’m not going to spend much time on this, because this is everything that you’ve been working on since the beginning. You’ve built
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Free Tool: Wheel of Life

Free Tool: Wheel of Life The Wheel of Life is a popular coaching tool that helps the client assess and define the gap between where the client is and where they want to be.  Below we’ve provided the instructions on how to use the tool. Additionally, there is a PDF document that you can download to print for use with your clients. The Wheel of Life Exercise – Coach Instructions Wheel of Life (PDF) Notes: This exercise will help clarify priorities for goal-setting, allowing the client to plan so that their life is closer to their definition of balance. Balance is personal and unique
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Life Coaching is currently a $2 Billion Industry

Life Coaching is currently a $2 Billion Industry   In what many believe is a slow economy, the self help industry is still booming.  Conservative estimates are that Americans are spending over $11 billion in the self-help industry alone. There are currently 20,000 coaches in the U.S.  taking home a sum total of over $2 billion.  It is the fastest growing profession in the U.S. second only to Information Technology.  What this simply means is that in an age of information and in time of great questions, the demand to get better and to accelerate the process has never been greater.
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