Coaching Is Not Paint By Numbers

Coaching Is Not Paint By Numbers

Prospective clients typically ask for a consultation before they hire me. The consultation is as much for the prospects benefit as it is for me, their prospective coach. It’s a time to get to know one another. During the 20 minute consultation, (this is a...
Great Coaches Are Great Salespeople

Great Coaches Are Great Salespeople

Growing up in the hood, in the bowels of Yonkers, NY, for as long as I can remember, I despised salespeople. I’ll never forget the time when I was 11 or 12 years of age, making the hunt in the urban concrete jungle, looking to buy my first big expensive toy: a...
ICF Mentor Coaching Requirements

ICF Mentor Coaching Requirements

As part of my coaching practice, I mentor coach a good chunk of coaches who are seeking to acquire the Associated Certified Coach ACC or Professional Certified Coach PCC certification. At times certain mentees equate mentor coaching to include honing their coaching...
Heh Coach, It’s Not About You!

Heh Coach, It’s Not About You!

Coaches, get over yourselves! It’s not about you. It’s about the client. It’s not about you and how well you perform. It’s all about the quality of the client and their willingness to change and do what’s required to conquer their...
Put More Air In Your Coaching Conversations

Put More Air In Your Coaching Conversations

Part of my services as Mentor Coach is to listen to coach mentees recorded coaching conversations. The International Coach Federation ICF calls this Mentoring Supervision. One piece of the puzzle  in creating an attractive business or life coaching practice is to...