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I’ve Followed Processes – They Don’t Work!

I’ve Followed Processes – They Don’t Work!

I spoke to an incredibly frustrated coach yesterday. She has spent a considerable amount of money, with 7 different people who told her that they could help her get paying clients but yet she has none. Each of these 'business coaches' said that they had a process that...

The Survival Of The Fittest!

The Survival Of The Fittest!

The Darwinian theory still stands the test of time today. The ‘fittest’ survive. When I originally learned this theory (about 40 years ago!!) I thought it meant fittest as in the one who had the most developed physique. That the more athletic (the fittest) would...

I’​ve Moved To Italy!

I’​ve Moved To Italy!

I moved to Italy at the end of September. Without getting overly political, I decided that I wanted to on 24 June 2016, but life got in the way and it all got complicated and looked unlikely. Then, in August, things changed, different planets seemed to align (as it...

Sarah, I’ve Been Stalking You…

Sarah, I’ve Been Stalking You…

Before you read this article, I'd like to put out a disclaimer. I am not minimising the impact of being stalked by a predator. I have been in that situation in my 20s, I was stalked by a person(s) unknown to me and it was a truly frightening experience. I'm Being...

What Comes After Your Semicolon?

What Comes After Your Semicolon?

What Comes After Your Semicolon? I belong to a weekly group coaching session. It has become a very important part of what I do. It's my safe space to talk about the challenges I'm facing and to have my coach and group ask me questions to help me work my way through...

You Can’t Coach Across A Knowledge Gap

You Can’t Coach Across A Knowledge Gap

I've been talking with a couple of groups of coaches over the last few days. They're not Coaching Revolution coaches, but they are qualified (or part-qualified) coaches. We've talked about lots of things, and as always, the topic has strayed onto their coaching...

EDUCATE, Don’t Sell!

EDUCATE, Don’t Sell!

Some coaches get all bent out of shape about the idea of selling rather than educating. They use words like 'inauthentic' to describe selling or think that marketing and selling are not 'heart-centred'. They think marketing a coaching business isn't necessary if...

What does Your Ideal Client Worry About?

What does Your Ideal Client Worry About?

I've had a couple of conversations with coaches recently about their ideal client and what they worry about, that have got me thinking. Ideal Client And What They Worry About You probably know that The Coaching Revolution teaches qualified coaches (or those taking a...

Only Take Advice From The Right People

Only Take Advice From The Right People

One of our coaches recently set off to write a marketing message offering advice for their ideal client. They had done the ideal client work. Now they needed to create a marketing message that would speak directly to the kind of client they want to work with. (Quick...