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Time. The Only Irreplaceable Resource

Time. The Only Irreplaceable Resource

As owners of professional services businesses, we have three important resources. Time, energy and money. Of the three, time is the most precious because it's irreplaceable. There was a point in my life where I did everything myself, on the basis that what I did have...

No One Is Searching For A Coach

No One Is Searching For A Coach

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but no one is searching for a coach. It doesn't actually matter what kind of coach you are, people aren't looking for you. If this doesn't feel right to you, may I suggest that you go to Google's keyword tool and spend a while...

Offensive Marketing & International Coaches

Offensive Marketing & International Coaches

It's a really odd thing. There is a (massively misplaced) sense of superiority amongst the international coaching community. It around the process of finding coaching clients and how offensive marketing can be! Those who hold higher-level qualifications, particularly...

Core Competencies For Marketing

Core Competencies For Marketing

Our mentoring programme is ICF accredited. To be specific, taking it can lead to a Diploma in Marketing For Coaches. You can find details of our accreditation here. Why This Matters We operate in a shark-infested industry. There are so very many who work in this space...

Making A Lasting Impact As A Coach

Making A Lasting Impact As A Coach

To be a coach and make an impact, one must have clients, to have a coaching business those clients must be ones who pay. Coaches Care I have never met a coach who doesn't want to make a difference. Every coach does. We know the transformational nature of coaching and...

Establishing Credibility As A Coach

Establishing Credibility As A Coach

It's something we all have mind monkeys around, isn't it? How do we go from our previous (often stellar) career to establishing credibility as a coach? What if you don't have a previous career? How do you become credible then? 1) Will A Qualification Help With...

The Most Valuable Thing I Did In Lockdown

The Most Valuable Thing I Did In Lockdown

When the first lockdown started last year, none of us really knew what to expect, did we? However, what no one could have known then was just how long it would go on for. We've been ahead of the curve in this pandemic since almost everything we've ever done at The...

Entrepreneur -v- Employee Mindset

Entrepreneur -v- Employee Mindset

Whether or not we leave work to set up in business for ourselves, or start our coaching business as a side-hustle, being an entrepreneur is a completely different animal to being employed. 17 Hats For a start, as an individual working for yourself (entrepreneur), you...

Lessons Learned From A Prolific Plant

Lessons Learned From A Prolific Plant

When I was living in Cumbria I tackled a job one weekend that I’d been putting off for ages. I didn't realise I could learn some valuable lessons from it! There were a number of mature hedges in the garden. Really tall and made of beech, hawthorn and another thing...