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How To Think Like A Winner

Have you ever wondered why some people move forward boldly and take steps toward achieving their dreams while others seem mired in quicksand? In today’s post, I am going to discuss, in practical terms, how to think like a winner.  Maybe you have already refined your thought process and understand the steps to taking every thought […]

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Who Becomes A Life Coach?

At PCCCA, where we likely see as many types of coaching students as any large coaching school, we sometimes ask, “who wouldn’t want to become a life coach?”  There are huge personal benefits to the transformational training, which usually even outweigh professional benefits. In this post, I will talk about characteristics and demographics of those who enter […]

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Help Clients Find Happiness Again

Can You Help Your Clients Find Happiness Again Or … Are You A “Fair Weather” Coach? Particularly around the holidays, we need to be sensitive to possible loneliness and depression our clients may be experiencing.   You and I are not immune to unhappy feelings, memories from the past and maybe it’s even affecting us. Perhaps we […]

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41 Power Questions to Improve Your Client’s Results

In my early years as a new coach, I sometimes struggled with knowing which questions to ask my clients.  In those days, power questions were not part of my arsenal.  Often I would find myself praying silently in sessions, “Lord, please tell me what to ask or say next.” That is a perfectly legitimate request to […]

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Help Your Client Overcome Grief

What do you do when your client is struggling to make progress after experiencing a loss in his or her life?  How do you restore your client’s joy? The coaching process itself, may lead a client through loss. For example, if a client discovers in the coaching process, that the right thing to do is […]

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10 Signs Coaching Is No Longer Working (PART 1)

Most trained coaches are able to discern whether a potential client is ready for coaching or not. We talk about this as someone being coachable or uncoachable . . . But what if you have worked with your client for a while and then realize the relationship is no longer thriving. How do you identify these […]

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How To Get Clients and Fill Your Practice

Here are the newest, best, how-to methods to get clients in today’s business environment … The number one, most critical issue facing a new counselor or coach who is just setting up their practice is how to get clients. Even professionals who have been in the people-helping industry for a long time, sometimes see  their client census […]

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Crazy Emails And Desperate Seeker

After almost 13 years in this industry, I have to admit we get some pretty crazy emails here on occasion. When an unusual one turns up, we have to discern whether it’s real, a joke or even dangerous. … Not long ago, I received an email message from a man who threatened me that he would […]

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