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What’s Your Corporate Coaching Niche?

Corporate coaching comes in all shapes and sizes. If you are a coach in the corporate world, you are not restricted to coaching one way or another. But from experience, I can say that picking an area of specialisation, as … Read More

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7 Different Coaching Niches You Can Specialise In

The world of coaching might seem like a tough place to navigate for a new coach – even for a veteran it sometimes is! That is why finding your own niche is important in order to help you understand what … Read More

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The 4-Question Process to Help You Choose the Right Coaching Clients

I usually receive coaching requests from senior executives directly. Sometimes through the HR function of an organisation which essentially means that they have either recognised certain individual(s) within the organisation that they believe could do well with being coached or … Read More

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Well Begun is Half Done: The Mantra for Leadership Coaching Success

I was recently asked this question: “Ram, you’ve been into leadership coaching for nearly a decade now. What has been the biggest lesson you’ve learnt in this time that has made a monumental shift for you?” There have been so … Read More

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Creator or Maintainer: Helping Your Client Find Their Approach to Work

Back in 1999-2000 when I was in Sapient, I remember we were working to develop software – large-scale integration projects that were worth a couple of million dollars. Sapient was following what was called the FTFP model – Fixed Time … Read More

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How to Show Up as An Independent Coach Even When You Don’t Feel Like Coaching

Does it ever happen with you that your calendar is well-scheduled, your week is looking good, your coachee has been eagerly waiting to speak to you and is prepared for the session with their points of discussion, and then on … Read More

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Are You the Driver or Passenger of Your Life?

As a leadership coach you may be working closely with corporate clients who typically are in mid to senior level managerial positions. And while they may be in control of a small part of the puzzle, they are not in … Read More

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How to Stand Out as an Online Independent Coach

In a sea of sameness, how does one stand out? As coaching professionals there are so many of us – you could be an independent coach, trainer, consultant or freelancer; and in a sense all of us are looking to … Read More

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Why I Don’t Believe in the Motivation Business as an Independent Coach

Why I Don’t Believe in the Motivation Business as an Independent Coach

Before I became an independent coach, in every corporate that I previously worked or come across, there were always some means to motivate people via promotions, growth opportunities or bonuses. Or the ‘carrot’ as they call it, to get people … Read More

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How to Identify & Attract the Ideal Coaching Client

Before we explore how to attract the ideal coaching client, let’s first understand what a good client looks like, from the point of view of an independent coach. In my experience, the first and foremost requirement would be for the … Read More

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