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Chris Heinz

Chris Heinz is the Founder and CEO of Munyay, which creates coaching tools to help you love your life and work, including an online marketplace that makes professional coaching affordable and accessible for everyone. He's also the Vice President of Human Resources for EnergyCAP, Inc. and is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, a Certified Professional Life Coach, and a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach. In his HR role, Chris created an employee engagement program that increased corporate engagement scores by 52%. Chris enjoys coaching people, writing, and speaking on the topics of engagement, coaching, strengths, and the Christian life. He’s the author of the “Made To Pray” book and prayer assessment, which helps people find their prayer strengths. Chris lives with his wife and three children in central Pennsylvania, where they play at their cabin-on-a-creek.
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How to Prepare for the CliftonStrengths Summit

Jul 10, 2018 11:14:46 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Strengths

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The CliftonStrengths Summit is almost upon us. This will be my third one, and it’s always a bit magical for me, starting with stellar keynote sessions, awesome breakout sessions, plenty of networking opportunities, and memorable closing sessions.

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Coach Marketing: Snapshots from the Survey

Jul 9, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Coaching

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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.

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Coaching Sessions: Snapshots from the Survey

Jul 5, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Coaching

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We've been discussing the results of our survey of professional coaches and coaching students. Before we talked about the coach. Next we'll talk about marketing. Today we're talking about coaching sessions, fees, and customer impressions.

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Coach Survey Results: On Coaches

Jul 3, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Coaching

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In January, we conducted a survey to understand the mindsets and behaviors of professional coaches and coaching students as they headed into 2018. The data provides insights into their top goals, obstacles in getting new clients, marketing tactics, business operations, and branding. Since we're half-way throught the year, we thought we'd revisit the results.

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7 Ways to Use These Free Downloadable Icons for CliftonStrengths

Jun 28, 2018 3:45:03 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Engagement, Strengths

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If you'd like to promote, teach, inspire, and spread the joy of strengths, here are 34 free downloadable icons to help you. There's one icon per talent theme and each are unique.

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The Ups and Downs of "Positivity"

Jun 14, 2018 3:30:31 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Strengths

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Sometimes when my family is getting ready for the day, I’m told to “dial it down.” Not all of them appreciate my happy dance while they’re eating their oatmeal. At 6:30 AM, they don’t all share my enthusiasm for all the exciting things that could happen that day. For them, getting out the door on time is enough. That’s alright, dialing it down is fun, too.

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The 5 Big Reasons People Get Coached

Jun 13, 2018 6:17:28 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Coaching

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In my experience of being an internal coach at a software company and having a private coaching practice, there are five main reasons people get coached. The details may be different, and the clients may explain their situations in different ways, but when boiled down to the essential, the reasons for getting coached can be counted on one hand.

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7 Ways to Get New Coaching Clients

Jun 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Chris Heinz posted in Coaching, Company News

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Finding new clients! That's the #1 challenge reported by coaches. I can relate—I got certified as a coach to help people. The problem was, how to find the people? If finding new clients is your challenge too, here are seven ways to get new coaching clients.

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52 Ideas for Building a Strengths-Based Culture

Jun 7, 2018 8:30:00 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Engagement, Strengths

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If you want to build a strengths-based culture in your organization, it won’t happen overnight. Sure, you may want your coworkers to take hold of strengths instantly to receive the tremendous benefits of focusing on strengths like: increased productivity, retention, job satisfaction, positive interactions with coworkers, and so forth. 

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How Knowing My Strengths Changed My Life

May 31, 2018 5:39:56 AM / by Chris Heinz posted in Strengths, Personal Growth

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Two years ago I was searching for more fulfillment at work. I had been in sales and marketing for 13 years, and though the company was successful, something was missing. I felt if I kept doing the same thing for much longer, I would look back with regret.

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