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Mind Monkeys: The Voices In Your Head

Mind Monkeys: The Voices In Your Head

We all have voices in our heads—the voice of doubt and fear that always seems to pop up when we consider taking a big leap in life. I refer to these voices as mind monkeys. Sometimes the mind monkey is a cappuccino monkey, tiny and therefore easy to ignore. On other...

The Hierarchy Of Client Acquisition

The Hierarchy Of Client Acquisition

Wait, what?? Client acquisition has a hierarchy? The truth is that it doesn't, but you'd be hard pressed to know that from the chatter on the coaching grapevine. Worse yet, that chatter is supported by people within the profession who really ought to know better... 1)...

Building Credibility As A Coach

Building Credibility As A Coach

Credibility as a coach doesn't come from the place that most people think it comes from, because it's not about our qualifications. Let me quickly add that I think professional accreditation for coaches is essential! At The Coaching Revolution, we only work with...

I Hate Marketing!

I Hate Marketing!

I recently had a conversation with a coach who told me that he hates marketing. I was curious to say the least - why does he hate it so much? This is what he said: It's boring, time consuming, and it takes me away from doing the thing that I enjoy the most - the...

Coaches – Be Open About Your Pricing

Coaches – Be Open About Your Pricing

Pricing can be a massive mind monkey for coaches. In this article I talk about the 4 most common problems coaches have with pricing. I also explain why it's far better to be transparent about your pricing than coy. There's a gorgeous dress shop in Turin. It's got the...

Consciously Create A Marketing Plan

Consciously Create A Marketing Plan

How to create a marketing plan and learn to market properly... Good Marketing Isn't Intuitive It's also not about you. 'Humble bragging' about your latest award, or how beautifully your team coaching sessions went, or what amazing results you've got with X, Y or Z...

Examples Of Good Marketing

Examples Of Good Marketing

What Most Coaches Think Most coaches think marketing is all about telling everyone about the coaching process, about what a great coach they are, about how they hold space for their overwhelmed clients to discover their authentic selves. Coaches think marketing is...

YOU Are Not Your Niche

YOU Are Not Your Niche

There's an odd perception amongst the coaching profession that a coach themselves is a niche. Specifically, in fact, that they are their own niche. There was a post in a large coaching LinkedIn Group that I belong to which asked 'what's your niche' and it had dozens...

Monetisable Credibility

Monetisable Credibility

I read a comment that Claire Pedrick MCC left on a post a week or so ago and two of the words she used have stayed with me. In fact, I've not been able to stop thinking about them. For the last 5 years, I have written and spoken about the difference between those who...