Eight months ago we set out on a mission—to make professional coaching affordable and accessible to anyone who wants it.
I’m an identical twin and growing up as a twin was fun. Since Matthew and I looked alike, people would identify us by our clothes. Our parents usually dressed me in red and Matthew in blue. But what if our clothes got switched? That was our fun.
Last week I taught a leadership workshop to Human Resources (HR) professionals on keys for boosting employee engagement. There were various organizations represented from landscaping to higher education to temp agencies to transportation, but despite their differences, one thing was the same—they all wanted to increase employee engagement.
What’s the difference between coaching and counseling? Most people don’t know. We shared previously that according to the 2017 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, only 30% of the public correctly identified coaching among other modalities such as mentoring, consulting, and counseling.
We're wrapping up our three-part series of snapshots into the professional coach survey we recently conducted. First we talked about the coach by covering topics like the coach persona, stages of the coaching field, and the most important goal for 2018. Then we talked about coaching sessions with topics like amount of sessions per month, fee per session, and customer impressions.
We've been discussing the results of our recent survey of professional coaches and coaching students. Yesterday we talked about the coach. Tomorrow we'll talk about marketing. Today we're talking about coaching sessions, fees, and customer impressions.
We conducted a survey to understand mindsets and behaviors of professional coaches and coaching students as they head into 2018. The data provides insights into their top goals, obstacles in getting new clients, marketing tactics, business operations, and branding.
Last week my wife drove to Massachusetts to attend the funeral of her friend, Tony. Colette and Tony became friends when they were 13. They lived in the same neighborhood in Lowell, Massachusetts, which is the town that the movie The Fighter took place.
Do you know the difference between coaching and mentoring? A recent study by the International Coach Federation suggests you may not. In the 2017 Global Consumer Awareness Study, respondents were asked to select the definition of coaching among other modalities such as mentoring, consulting, training, and counseling (yes, they’re all different).